Posts Tagged ‘Geo Mapping’

Foundation to host three levels of Excel training classes

Are you ready to be an “Excel” superhero? The DFW Hospital Council Foundation in association with the Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) will be hosting three levels of Excel classes from beginner to expert. Classes will take place at the New Horizons Computer Learning Centers at 150 W John Carpenter Freeway, suite 100 in Irving. […]

Foundation publishes in peer-reviewed journal on diabetes in Dallas

In the Winter 2014 edition of the Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation published “Environmental Disparities Present a Challenge for Diabetes Prevention and Management Efforts in Dallas County.” The paper rendered Dallas County transparent and exposed specific zip codes displaying unusually high prevalence of diabetes. Authors included Sushma […]

New Geo-Mapping Software

Responding to a recent request utilizing the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s database and the new geo-mapping software, we created a Dallas County map detailing Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) patients. MRSA is a bacterial infection highly resistant to antibiotics. The two types of MRSA are healthcare and community associated. Healthcare-associated MRSA (HA-MRSA) occurs in […]

ArcGIS Mapping

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation (DFWHC Foundation) has purchased ESRI ArcGIS software to assist with the geographical coding of data from our information warehouse. This software has the ability to translate addresses to points on a local map. It can be used to place data layers across the map in order to see relationships […]