Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are frameworks for the gathering, manipulation, and analysis of spatial or geographic data. GIS is useful to help understand relationships and patterns in healthcare such as insurance and provider availability in defined geographic areas.

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August 30, 2019
This tutorial demonstrates how to create an address locator in ArcGIS than can be used to geocode addresses located in a particular state.
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August 29, 2019
This tutorial demonstrates the basic concept of geocoding and demonstrates how to geocode provider practice addresses in ArcGIS.
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February 5, 2019
Using Texas as an example, this tutorial demonstrates how to connect HRSA’s data warehouse to ArcGIS and export Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) data.
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February 4, 2019
This tutorial demonstrates how to use ArcGIS to add Zip Code level Medicaid enrollment data to a Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA).
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February 3, 2019
This tutorial focuses on how to calculate a population to physician ratio by county in California; how to create a thematic map based on ratio; and how to export the map so it can be used in other applications.
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