In Health

Medical Insurance Map and other Health GIS News

The U.S. Census Bureau has a new interactive online program that shows health insurance coverage as of 2010 for the nation's 3,140 counties.

In general, an interactive map on the site,, shows that the South and West have a greater percentage of uninsured residents than the Northeast and Midwest.

- Courant

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®), in cooperation with Directions Media, invites the international health mapping community to participate in a free one-hour webinar on 26 September 2012, at 4:00 pm UTC (11:00 a.m. EST).  

This is the fourth GovFuture ( webinar presented by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and Directions Media. In this webinar, we look at how improved sharing of geospatial information plays an important role in improving public health.

- press release

The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) has launched an interactive map that details global vitamin D levels.

Published Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Written by Adena Schutzberg

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