Delivering GIS Capabilities

Since John Snow’s original map charting London Cholera cases, geographic analysis of data has been a core capability for the practice of public health.  Geographic analysis has, however, been a gap in the standard functionality in the CDC’s NEDSS Base System (NBS), requiring jurisdictions to manage their own external processes for exporting and analyzing NBS surveillance information in geospatial tools.  This time-intensive and error-prone process limits the effectiveness of geospatial analysis for data collected by the NBS. InductiveHealth was engaged earlier this year by...

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