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HealthGEO
find your health or social solution
Brooklyn @expede & Eric @ericbrooke
Pain
confusion
health, social
which service do I choose?
If I am depressed who do I see first?
social or health?
linguistics
who understands medical terms?
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
Access is often thought of physical or phone access
...
turnover
of health professionals
high turnover of health professionals in remote areas
out of date paper directories of re...
data access
its remote man
2G 3G 4G
125 kpbs 800 kpbs 1.5 mps
Not everyone lives in a town, or near a cell tower
weather c...
lack of info
what can this health centre do?
A lot of online resources are not upto date or complete
bottleneck
who updates the info
Often the online resources are “managed by one part person as a small part of their job
or...
Solution
patient focused
find by their needs
symptoms ability capacity open
we want to be able to search by things that make sense t...
unmet demand
record incomplete search
if 500 hundred people search and got no result, maybe there is a service missing e.g...
simple words
find by words people understand
This is a game that one medical council built to help patients understand doct...
crowd source
get up to date information
Everyone would be able to add, edit, it did not hurt wilkiapedia
data connection
from text to maps
3 Options:!
!
Whitehorse Health Centre
- 1km, 9010 Quartz Rd - (867) 667-8864
!
Eastern ...
Whitehorse Health Centre!
9010 Quartz Rd - (867) 667-8864
Health
!
Open: 8am to 6pm except sunday closed
Abilities: appoin...
API
serve the data in many formats
We will serve html, XML, JSON so that any other applications can use the data.
Open Source
We will make no profit from this code.
Anyone can add to it.
https://github.com/ericbrooke/healthgeo
Every thing we have done is here
build a platform
for others to build something greater
Other hackathons teams can avoid writing 700 lines of code and buil...
We need developers to contribute, build on, and use
HealthGEO!
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Healthgeo pitch

  1. 1. HealthGEO find your health or social solution Brooklyn @expede & Eric @ericbrooke
  2. 2. Pain
  3. 3. confusion health, social which service do I choose? If I am depressed who do I see first? social or health?
  4. 4. linguistics who understands medical terms? Esophagogastroduodenoscopy Access is often thought of physical or phone access but the first barrier can be lack of understanding and fear to show it a lot of online resources talk in words that not all understand
  5. 5. turnover of health professionals high turnover of health professionals in remote areas out of date paper directories of referral services takes a while to know who to refer patients to onboarding takes time
  6. 6. data access its remote man 2G 3G 4G 125 kpbs 800 kpbs 1.5 mps Not everyone lives in a town, or near a cell tower weather can dramatic impede phone reception Not everyone has a modern smart phone
  7. 7. lack of info what can this health centre do? A lot of online resources are not upto date or complete
  8. 8. bottleneck who updates the info Often the online resources are “managed by one part person as a small part of their job or they have to use a contractor has it is all hard coded
  9. 9. Solution
  10. 10. patient focused find by their needs symptoms ability capacity open we want to be able to search by things that make sense to use non medics symptoms, abilities (of the clinic or person), open spots for a family GP, opening times
  11. 11. unmet demand record incomplete search if 500 hundred people search and got no result, maybe there is a service missing e.g medical breakout, missing service,
  12. 12. simple words find by words people understand This is a game that one medical council built to help patients understand doctors We want to use common words to help people search http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/medicalwords.html
  13. 13. crowd source get up to date information Everyone would be able to add, edit, it did not hurt wilkiapedia
  14. 14. data connection from text to maps 3 Options:! ! Whitehorse Health Centre - 1km, 9010 Quartz Rd - (867) 667-8864 ! Eastern Passage Health Centre - 3.1km, 208 Alexander St - (867) 633-6157 - Acupuncture ! Mount MacIntyre Native Health Centre - 4.7km When data connection is slow we will send text and when good the full map
  15. 15. Whitehorse Health Centre! 9010 Quartz Rd - (867) 667-8864 Health ! Open: 8am to 6pm except sunday closed Abilities: appointments, walkins, stitches, look inside body Symptoms: Cuts, Sad, Pregnancy Capacity: 3 Doctors (2 Family spots open), 2 Nurses An example of what it could look like. An Health centre with opening times, its abilities, symptoms it serves and open capacity
  16. 16. API serve the data in many formats We will serve html, XML, JSON so that any other applications can use the data.
  17. 17. Open Source We will make no profit from this code. Anyone can add to it.
  18. 18. https://github.com/ericbrooke/healthgeo Every thing we have done is here
  19. 19. build a platform for others to build something greater Other hackathons teams can avoid writing 700 lines of code and build something greater
  20. 20. We need developers to contribute, build on, and use HealthGEO!

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