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Webinar: The Art & Science of Service Area Definitions

Hospital Strategic Planning: The Art & Science of Service Area Definitions Speaker: Lee Ann Lambdin, VP of Strategic Planning – Stratasan Description: The first step in any planning or marketing project for a hospital or other provider is to define a service area. Before demographics, market share, or competitor analysis can considered, an appropriate service area […]

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Introducing: Hospital Market Share Dominance Maps

We are constantly searching for new, effective ways to present intelligence from data. In order to accomplish this, the Stratasan team uses tables, charts, graphs and maps instead of raw data tables alone. Pairing these visual tools with raw data increases the efficacy of our products and adds a necessary element of excitement to the […]

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The Art (and Science) of Defining Service Areas – Part 2

This post is a follow-up case study to illustrate the detail outlined in Part 1 found here. Case Study – Memorial Hospital, Anytown, USA.  In the last blog post, we covered how to define a service area.  In this post, we will cover a case study demonstrating the pros and cons of different service area […]

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The Art (and Science) of Defining Service Areas – Part 1

Part 1 – How to Define a Service Area The first step in any planning or marketing project for a hospital/provider is to define a service area.  Before demographics or market share can be run, an appropriate service area must be applied.  Defining a service area is both art and science. There are several ways […]

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Hurricane Sandy Affected Hospitals

There is no doubt that Hurricane Sandy had a disastrous effect on the eastern seaboard, especially the low lying areas of New York City. The damage from the storm surge and high powered sustained winds has been broadcasted to the world throughout the day, and we noticed that we could not find a list of affected New […]

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Healthcare Effect – Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy is projected to hit the New Jersey Coast and maintain hurricane force winds north to Maine.  Due to the late October timing of this storm, it is expected to bring heavy snows inland from Tennessee to Maine. This area of the country is the most populated area of the United States and cities […]

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Bad Maps: Apple’s Map App and Poor Cartographic Design

Maps have been a hot topic this week with the release of Apple’s iOS6.   Apple pulled the plug on its partnership with Google maps and opted for their proprietary map app. Being a map geek, I had heard about the new Apple Maps for months. How the 3D mapping and turn by turn navigation would […]

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Live from the ESRI User Conference in San Diego

Greetings from San Diego!  Stratasan’s GIS team has been participating in the annual ESRI User Conference this week, and we’ve seen some very interesting things! While many Southern Californians have been having fun in the sun, we have been inside the San Diego convention center getting our hands dirty with the latest and greatest of […]

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How GIS Helps the Future of Healthcare

What: Mapping Healthcare with GIS webinar When: Wednesday, June 20, 12 noon Central (1 pm EST) Who: Jason Haley, GIS Manager, Stratasan;  Dr. Devon A. Cancilla, Dean, Business & Technology, American Sentinel University Webinar Registration Link: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/676870656 Jason Haley will be leading this webinar to illustrate how GIS technology is integrated into Stratasan’s processes for improved strategic […]

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Health Datapalooza – 3rd Place Finish

Stratasan was honored to be a part of this year’s Health Datapalooza in Washington DC with Todd Park and all of the great people in the healthcare data world.  One thing that everyone had to take away from their time spent there is that the movement is in full swing! Our ability as an community […]

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