The Power of Maps: Exploring The Frontiers of Geospatial Analysis to Address Health Equity

Slide presentation from the AHRQ 2011 conference.

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Slide 1. The Power of Maps: Exploring The Frontiers of Geospatial Analysis to Address Health Equity

The Power of Maps: Exploring The Frontiers of Geospatial Analysis to Address Health Equity

Andrew Bazemore MD MPH
Medical Director, Policy Research
Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies

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Slide 2. Robert Graham Center

Robert Graham Center

Image: A screen shot of the Robert Graham Center Web site is shown.

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Slide 3. Image: A graphic representation titled Napoleon's March to Moscow is shown.

Image: A graphic representation titled Napoleon's March to Moscow is shown.

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Slide 4. Pholela Health Center, South Africa Community Oriented Primary Care (COPC)

Pholela Health Center, South Africa Community Oriented Primary Care (COPC)

Image: A photograph of the Pholela Health Center, captioned "Developed COPC into a model of community engagement for improving health South Africa, Australia, Israel....the United States."

Image: A photograph of two people, captioned "Drs. Sidney and Emily Kark early 1940s."

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HealthLandscape

HealthLandscape

  • Small beginnings: Bring two early policy analyses + dream of enabling COPC in Health Centers to the Web.
  • Now a Not-for-profit Social Enterprise:
    • American Academy of Family Physicians & the Robert Graham Center.
    • Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati.
  • Partners and Supporters include:
    • Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Bureau of Primary Health Care.
    • Ohio Department of Mental Health.
    • Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute (APHCRI).
    • Cerner.
    • Health Policy Institute of Ohio.
    • United Way of Greater Cincinnati.

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Slide 6. Version One: Data Democratization

Version One: Data Democratization

Image: A screen shot of http://www.HealthLandscape.org is shown.

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Slide 7. Effectively Allocating Scarce Safety Net Resources

Effectively Allocating Scarce Safety Net Resources

Image: A screen shot of http://www.UDSMapper.org is shown.

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Slide 8. Who Serves My Area & Where Are the Gaps?

Who Serves My Area & Where Are the Gaps?

Image: A screen shot of UDS Mapper is shown.

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Slide 9. How Would My New Clinic Fill Those Gaps?

How Would My New Clinic Fill Those Gaps?

Image: A screen shot of UDS Mapper is shown.

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Slide 10. Visualizing Medical School Social Accountability

Visualizing Medical School Social Accountability

Image: A screen shot of http://www.MedSchoolMapper.org is shown.

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Slide 11. HL-Australia: Informing Primary Health Care Reform & the Quantum Shift to Population Based Health Care

HL-Australia: Informing Primary Health Care Reform & the Quantum Shift to Population Based Health Care

Image: A screen shot of http://www.MedSchoolMapper.org is shown.

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Slide 12. Basic Hl Tools: Community Dashboarding

Basic Hl Tools: Community Dashboarding

Image: A screen shot of http://www.MedSchoolMapper.org is shown.

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Slide 13. HealthLandscape: A New Look

HealthLandscape: A New Look

Image: A screen shot of http://www.MedSchoolMapper.org is shown.

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: The Power of Maps: Exploring The Frontiers of Geospatial Analysis to Address Health Equity. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/conference/2011/bazemore/index.html