Arkansas – The GIS State

When it comes to GIS – Arkansas is getting it right. I just got home from spending the past few days in Arkansas as a guest of the Arkansas GIS Users Forum. I was there to teach a four-hour Geospatial Law class, and present the Keynote Address at lunch the following day.  Here is what I learned: 1. Cooperation: The Arkansas GIS community works together to support each other. They share their geospatial data, expertise, and enthusiasm.  I heard many Read More …

Geographic Information Science: Mastering the Legal Issues

George Cho wrote the book on Geospatial Legal Issues. My Background I have dabbled professionally in GIS since the early 1990’s while working as a city planner. In 2011, I enrolled full time in law school at the University of Missouri. If you have worked for anytime at all before attending law school one of the first things you do is try to find the answers to all the obscure legal questions that came up during your earlier career. I Read More …

Healthcare Support Services

Topics Mapped for Our Healthcare Clients with Geographic Information Systems Mapping and Analysis • Patient Locations • Patient Density Heat Maps • Patient Payor Source Mix • Medicare Patient Location • Medicaid Patient Location • Commercial Insurance Patient Location • Discount Patient Location • Patient Density • Hospital or Clinic Service Areas • Site Selection Zoning and Environmental Clearance • Prenatal Health • Diabetes Prevalence • Projected Prediabetes Rates • Telehealth Site Locations • Patient Demographics • Federal Poverty Rates by Zip Read More …