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    Cross Border Health Data: Geographical Considerations?

    Foley, Ronan (2013) Cross Border Health Data: Geographical Considerations? Borderlands: The Journal of Spatial Planning in Ireland, 3. pp. 27-41. ISSN 9781906879167

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    While spatial studies are only one part of a wider critical study of cross-border service planning, medical / health geographies have much to offer in terms of spatial data analysis. Based on the existing literature and developing a proposed index of well-being, a new micro-geography of potential patient demand is identified for the island of Ireland. In addition, new proposals on improved data sharing and a stronger focus on the collection of utilisation data are identified as valuable future empirical directions for applied research.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: medical geographies; health geographies; spatial data analysis; Ireland; data sharing; utilisation data; applied research;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Geography
    Item ID: 12149
    Depositing User: Dr. Ronan Foley
    Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2020 16:59
    Journal or Publication Title: Borderlands: The Journal of Spatial Planning in Ireland
    Publisher: International Centre for Local and Regional Development (ICLRD)
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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