Do It for Your Health

When it comes to community health, many different services, departments, and nonprofits interact for the benefit of the public. Before they act, they pull data from all available sources to justify decisions during planning or moments of crisis. Whether responding to an outbreak or safeguarding against the threat of one, the ability to share complex information through the common language of a map benefits everyone in the community. To predict future illnesses before people become sick, find transmission patterns by visualising real-time and historical threat data. By accessing shared insights through a central platform, multiple audiences stay informed and are readied to fulfill their roles if needed.

Healthy Community Organizations

A Geographic Approach to Building Healthy Communities

It Starts with ArcGIS

The geographic approach is a way of problem solving that integrates geographic information into how you understand and manage your health services. It opens information to more people, which highlights both concerns and opportunities to promote greater community health.


Public health

Are you able to show health issues in a way that promotes healthy living?

ArcGIS gives you the ability to measure and report the current state of your community's health by setting and adjusting baselines to benchmark against. When key health indicators are tracked, it’s simple to locate the problems your community faces and where they’re most acute. From drug treatment to epidemic management, ArcGIS collects and analyses all sorts of data. Its insights populate live, statistically valid maps and geography-based reports that departments, organisations, and community members use to take action.

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Human Services

Do you know where services are needed?

Human services use ArcGIS to target populations in greatest need, decide which services to provide, and coordinate with partners. Mobile devices afford service providers the ability to share information with staff in real-time, directly to and from the field. Once health data is made available, ArcGIS rapidly processes and visualises it on a continually updated map so users can gain real-time awareness of emerging threats. Spatial analysis tools not only locate impacted families and individuals in need of services, they help select optimal clinic placement as well.

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Health Care

Health Care Providers

How can you use data-driven decisions to influence change?

To better manage limited funds, supplies, and skilled personnel, health care providers connect operations dashboards to real-time data available throughout their network. As providers locate, assemble, and exchange live maps with partners, ArcGIS finds and predicts concentrations of patient readmissions and at-risk populations. Analyse how addiction affects your community and intelligently place treatment centers where the greatest impact will be made. Virtually, build open data apps the public can use to easily understand local health issues. When people are connected through technology, health resources and risk levels are communicated more effectively which influences change.

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Health and Human Services Use ArcGIS to Build Smart, Healthy Communities

Rancho Cucamonga

Mobile App Speeds Departments’ Outreach and Assistance

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DeKalb County

Maps Locate Brighter Future for Homeless

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Klamath Falls

Improving a County’s Low Health Ranking

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South Dublin County Council

Helping the people of Dublin through the use of ArcGIS

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Esri's online-based approach to GIS fosters collaboration and innovation

With the right process, people, and technology, any community can become healthier. From the smallest towns to entire nations, information hubs help organisations achieve initiatives. Connect with Esri for a wealth of resources that elevate the essential characteristics of progressive, smart communities.

Forward-Thinking Leadership

Executives drive enterprise endorsement and remove outdated policies that impede progress.


Stakeholders source reliable data to develop ideas, intelligently assess, and accomplish goals.

Collaboration Across Departments

People connect to information via web apps and data portals to work together and drive solutions.


Impartial and forthright data helps governments gain the necessary trust to build consensus in its priorities.


Monitor live events as they occur to afford managers the insight to react swiftly and intelligently.

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