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ESRI Health GIS Conference to Feature Speakers Innovating Health Care

Hear the Latest on Health Care Delivery and Information Technology Trends Redlands, CA (PRWEB) June 3, 2009 -- Changing global health is challenging health professionals everywhere to rethink how they work. The ESRI Health GIS Conference provides opportunities for hea...

A new computer modeling program can help hospitals prepare for the worst

... 30 minutes compared to two hours of an incident diminished mortality and waiting times and reduced the number of patients who were severely affected. gis portability to other urban locations was demonstrated. "An agent-based modeling approach," the authors write, "provides a mechanism to assess compl...

Focus on Rapid Medical Response to Improve the Quality of Healthcare and Drive the Ambulance Services Market in Europe, According to Frost & Sullivan

...t regional levels, usually related to ambulance equipment and staff requirements/training. In addition, advanced technologies such as telemedicine and gis are dependent on regional regulations, making it harder for their effective integration with ambulances. "It is important for healthcare systems ...

Maplecroft Flu Pandemic Maps Reveal Countries Most at Risk

... Maplecroft specialises in the analysis and creative visualisation of global risks. Our comprehensive portfolio of indicators, reports and interactive gis maps provide clients with innovative ways to manage and mitigate risk. These tools assess vulnerability to over 100 global risks and allow major inter...

China Information Security Technology, Inc. Announces that Its Medical Case Statistics Software Selected for Exclusive Contract

...gement. Its main business lines range from digital information security, to gis and digital hospital information systems. The Company provides a broad port...System, Residence Card Information Management System, Police- and Civil-use gis products, and Digital Hospital Information System, to serve the growing dem...

Papua New Guinea declares first national conservation area

...ark Zoo and CI. "The conservation area will help the people of YUS better manage their natural resources," said Karau Kuna, Jr., a PNG national and gis Mapping Coordinator for TKCP. "The YUS Conservation Area is part of PNG's contribution to the worldwide community in the fight against global warming ...

Growing Shortage of Gastroenterologists to Affect Screening Capacity for #2 Cancer Killer

...umber of GI fellowships now, a process that will take several years to show results." The Lewin study found that training approximately 130 additional gis per year (a 33 percent increase from current planned levels) starting in 2011 would increase supply by 1,550 gastroenterologists by 2020. Olympu...

Berkshire Medical Center Selects Desktop Alert for Mass Notification Solutions

... is now in use in several high security installations. Website http://www.protexx.com . About Desktop Alert, Inc.: Desktop Alert is multi-media, gis enabled mass notification platform used to deliver rich media such as live surveillance video, images, audio files, giant voice, interactive Flash fil...

Berkshire Medical Center Selects Desktop Alert for Mass Notification Solutions

... is now in use in several high security installations. Website http://www.protexx.com . About Desktop Alert, Inc.: Desktop Alert is multi-media, gis enabled mass notification platform used to deliver rich media such as live surveillance video, images, audio files, giant voice, interactive Flash fil...

Researchers probe geographical ties to ALS cases among 1991 Gulf War veterans

... To narrow down the possibilities, Miranda and fellow investigators used gis analysis, which allows researchers to layer different kinds of information ...ed to low levels of nerve agent" at Khamisayah, the new report said. The gis mapping revealed that "there were some areas where there appeared to be an ...

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Urban water ecology at the ESA annual meeting

...hat cities can reap benefits from making greenroofs a part of their building requirements, as cities like Toronto and Berlin have recently done. Using gis satellite imagery, she estimated the number and area of buildings that could hold greenroofs within one watershed in the Baltimore area. If all these ...

Rapid approach to identify influenza A virus mutations and drug resistance developed

...tecting a wide range of pathogens," said Dr. Wong, gis Chief Scientific Officer for Biomarker Development...vent or combat a pandemic," said Edison Liu, M.D., gis Executive Director. This is especially importan...aid Gerd Maass, Ph.D., CEO of Roche NimbleGen. gis scientists used NimbleGen arrays in a similar way ...

Conservationists seek to identify prime stopover sites for migrating birds

...developing the model at the request of the Nature Conservancy and Audubon Society. Karl Korfmacher, director of environmental science at RIT, provided gis expertise, and David Mathiason, director of the RIT honors program and a statistician, designed the model. Both were pivotal to the study, says Waud. ...

Compromised skin barrier function plays a role in psorasis development

...sity, China, have identified genes that play an important role in the development of psoriasis, a common chronic skin disease. The research, led by gis Human Genetics Group Leader and Associate Prof. Liu Jianjun, will be published online on 25 Jan. 2009 in the journal Nature Genetics . Studying ge...

'Junk' DNA proves functional

...tion. Using the latest sequencing technologies, gis researchers showed that many transcription factors... distinguish humans from all other species. The gis study also highlighted the functional importance o...lain our findings," said Guillaume Bourque, Ph.D., gis Senior Group Leader and lead author of the Genome ...

Gene with probable role in human susceptibility to pulmonary tuberculosis identified

...me TLR8 has been implicated in bacteria infections," said Dr. Sonia Davila, gis Research Scientist and first author of the article. "Our analysis of t...e our understanding of the disease process of pulmonary tuberculosis." gis Senior Group Leader and Associate Director of Infectious Diseases, Dr. Mart...

Entomological Society of America names 2008 award winners

...ogy of two mosquito species, Aedes triseriatus and Aedes albopictus, in La Crosse virus transmission foci in Virginia. He also used remote sensing and gis to relate abundance of these two mosquito species to land cover. After completing his M.S. research, Chris moved to Bakersfield, California, where he ...

Southern Sierra Science Symposium planned for Visalia

...research biologist with NPS as well as USGS, studying species-habitat relationships and exploring the use of extensive field inventories combined with gis for improved environmental analyses. In more recent years, his efforts have been concentrated on better informing park and reserve conservation and ma...

Wealth of genomic hotspots discovered in embryonic stem cells

...earch. "Using cutting edge sequencing technology, scientists from the gis and NUS have identified hotspots in embryonic stem cells," said Prof. Lee E...these intriguing cells." "In this new paper in Cell , the team at the gis continues their remarkable progress in defining the precise DNA sequences ...

Novel therapeutic strategy for colon cancer treatment

... the effective inhibition of Wnt/β-catenin massive death of colon cancer cells. Their discovery was published in Cancer Cell on June 9, 2008. gis Group Leader, Yu Qiang, Ph.D., said, "This work identifies a significant new regulator of the Wnt/β-catenin avenue for future colorectal cancer ...

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GIS in Biological Dictionary

Mapping

... biking and more. A training and consulting company providing business and technical communications seminars, and software. This site features gis mapping software, desktop GIS, server GIS, developer GIS, ... Freely Deploy Your App with ArcGIS Web Mapping APIs ... Mapping & GIS. Publ...

Map Unit

... ... Map Units : Glacial Meltwater Abstract: gis Data Guide SupportQuaternary Geologic ... Deposits in a map unit were l... single glacial lake, a ... ... of Map Units : Thames Basin Abstract: gis Data Guide SupportQuaternary Geologic ... Map units include surficial m...

Biogeography

...e's ... Conducting basic and applied research on the ecology, distribution, and conservation status of species and ecosystems with the aid of gis and remote sensing. (Redirected from Island Biogeography ) Jump to: navigation, search ... The theory of island biogeography proposes that the...
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