Year 2015, Volume 2 , Issue 1, Pages 16 - 24 2015-03-02

Role of GIS in Health Management Information System and Medical Plan: A Case Study of Gangtok area, Sikkim, India

Ashok Kumar SHARMA [1]


Geographical Information System (GIS) in a Health Management Information System (HMIS) can be a powerful tool to make health care delivery more effective and far more efficient. It includes database management, planning, risk service area mapping, location identification, etc. One of the causes for this sudden surge of GIS use in healthcare application is the spatial dependency of health related factors. The use of GIS helps capture, store, combine, analyze and display data using Remote Sensing, topographical surveys, urban survey and town planning, geology, hydrology, traffic and transport engineering, land use pattern, rainfall pattern, and drainage. (Mathew, 2005). In the research work use of GIS software ILWIS for assessing the social network and health services available in Gangtok area, East Sikkim. Mapping of essential resources like road networks, locate the health facility in the study area and find out the population density using GIS techniques. 

Sikkim, Mapping, Rainfall, Disaster
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Primary Language en
Subjects Engineering
Journal Section Research Articles
Authors

Author: Ashok Kumar SHARMA

Dates

Publication Date : March 2, 2015

Bibtex @research article { ijegeo303149, journal = {International Journal of Environment and Geoinformatics}, issn = {}, eissn = {2148-9173}, address = {}, publisher = {Cem GAZİOĞLU}, year = {2015}, volume = {2}, pages = {16 - 24}, doi = {10.30897/ijegeo.303149}, title = {Role of GIS in Health Management Information System and Medical Plan: A Case Study of Gangtok area, Sikkim, India}, key = {cite}, author = {Sharma, Ashok Kumar} }
APA Sharma, A . (2015). Role of GIS in Health Management Information System and Medical Plan: A Case Study of Gangtok area, Sikkim, India . International Journal of Environment and Geoinformatics , 2 (1) , 16-24 . DOI: 10.30897/ijegeo.303149
MLA Sharma, A . "Role of GIS in Health Management Information System and Medical Plan: A Case Study of Gangtok area, Sikkim, India" . International Journal of Environment and Geoinformatics 2 (2015 ): 16-24 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ijegeo/issue/28164/303149>
Chicago Sharma, A . "Role of GIS in Health Management Information System and Medical Plan: A Case Study of Gangtok area, Sikkim, India". International Journal of Environment and Geoinformatics 2 (2015 ): 16-24
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ISNAD Sharma, Ashok Kumar . "Role of GIS in Health Management Information System and Medical Plan: A Case Study of Gangtok area, Sikkim, India". International Journal of Environment and Geoinformatics 2 / 1 (March 2015): 16-24 . https://doi.org/10.30897/ijegeo.303149
AMA Sharma A . Role of GIS in Health Management Information System and Medical Plan: A Case Study of Gangtok area, Sikkim, India. International Journal of Environment and Geoinformatics. 2015; 2(1): 16-24.
Vancouver Sharma A . Role of GIS in Health Management Information System and Medical Plan: A Case Study of Gangtok area, Sikkim, India. International Journal of Environment and Geoinformatics. 2015; 2(1): 16-24.