Hospital Access, a 2-Step Floating Catchment Area Application
Track: Hospitals and Health Systems
Authors: Ryan Bilbo
Louisiana Dept. of Health & Hospitals is spatially quantifying statewide inpatient, acute care hospital supply disparities by carefully specifying supply and demand. Network analysis is applied between those nodes and is critical in quantifying access. Stewards of centralized health information can fulfill their role as the source for global data and GIS application by publicly sharing such products to better inform all stakeholders.