Glossary of Terms and Acronyms Related to e-Health

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Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
GIS is a collection of computer hardware, software, and geographic data for capturing, managing, analyzing, and displaying all forms of geographically referenced information. The leading developer of GIS is ESRI. ESRI GIS provides a common analytical framework in which public health authorities can understand problems and formulate a response, improving incident management and health planning. References: http://www.GIS.com or http://www.ESRI.com

Updated Monday, 14-Feb-2011 11:13:41 CST