Using GIS to improve the Health of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Track: Public Health
Authors: Ramsey Hawasly
This presentation will describe how the Indian Health Service utilized GIS to geospatially identify over 390,000 Indian homes with a goal of improving the transparency, accuracy and accountability of their program’s implementation. The presentation will describe how data was collected and how GIS was used to perform QA/QC. This presentation will demonstrate the advantages and strengths of GIS for use in improving governmental and non-governmental program reporting, management and oversight.