Presented at Esri Health GIS ConferenceS cottsdale, AZ USA |28 August 2012 Presentation slides at w w w . s l i d e s h a r e . N e t / j t j o h n s o n Data Makes the Maps; Maps Make the Data by J. T Johnson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
1. Data Makes the Maps;Maps Make the Data; Esri Health Conference Scottsdale, Arizona USA August 28, 2012Tom JohnsonManaging DirectorInst. for Analytic JournalismSanta Fe, New Mexico USAt o m @ j t j o h n s o n . c o m@ j t j o h n s o n 1
2. Presented atEsri Health GIS Conference Scottsdale, AZ USA 28 August 2012 Presentation slides at www.slideshare.Net/jtjohnsonData Makes the Maps; Maps Make the Data by J. T Johnson is licensed underaCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.2 3. GIS: Unifying Theory/Methodology for Journalism and the Social Sciences?J. T. Johnson GIS CenterProf. of JournalismSan Francisco State University Krouzian Roomtom@jtjohnson.com Bancroft LibraryInstitute for Analytic Journalism 17 April 2003 3 4. 1Important pointAll disciplines usesame knowledge-making process4 5. Fundamental process of alldisciplinesData In Analysis Info OutInfo Arch. ToolsAvailable skillSources Available setsForm/file type skill sets Deliver theValidity Counselor dataQuality Cost: time Audience(s)Cost & moneyUpdating? This 3-phase process is relatively traditional. So whats changed? 5 6. In dynamic infosphere, no individual cando all this: A team required New management focus must be oncoordinating cooperation/collaboration Articulating objectives Tools? Training? Project management 6 7. 2Important pointAll phenomena possessthe same four potentialdata sets/analyticvariables7 8. 4 aspects of data in ALL phenomenaFlurry of Photo ID Laws Tied to#1Conservative Washington Group Qualitative Interview transcript Field notes (notes taken in thefield being studied) Video Audio recordings Images Documents (reports, meetingThe flurry of bills introduced the last two years followed the 2010 midtermminutes, e-mails) Republicans took control of state legislatures in Alabama,election when Images of types of qualitativeMinnesota, Montana, North Carolina and Wisconsin. The same shiftdata occurred in the 2004 election in Indiana and Georgia before those statesbecame the first to pass strict voter ID laws.8 9. Aspects of data in ALLphenomena1.Start by counting stuff2.Build taxonomy(ies) Qualitative3.Do basic statistics4.Hunches aboutwhats going on#2 Quantitative9 10. Aspects of data in ALLphenomena Qualitative Quantitative External Geography/geostatistics#3 Geographic10 11. Internal and Interior Geography Incidents in hospitalsQualitativeQuantitative #3 Geographic Internal or interior Geostatistics11 12. Aspects of data in ALLphenomena #4 Timeline ofQualitative change Need trans-disciplinaryIntegrate timeline and geographyskills to determine Quantitative Geographic which aspect is mostimportant? How to analyze? How to present results 12 13. Center for Health Market Innovations 14. Staying a step ahead of diseases Texas Pandemic Flu Toolkit Web-based service that simulates the spread ofpandemic flu through state Forecasts the number of flu hospitalizations Determines where and when to place ventilatorsto minimize fatalities. Used in emergency situations for real-timedecision-making Contact-network epidemiology video 14 15. New toolkit demonstrates use of data-drivenscience to plan for future pandemics15 16. Complexity and Social Network AnalysisComputer experiments, along with real world data, generating newhypotheses and diagnostic and treatment applications.Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EvcgcffQxPc&feature=relmfu16 17. Digital pill with chip inside gets FDAgreen light "ingestible sensor"invention. The 1 squaremillimeter device --roughly the size of agrain of sand -- canrelay informationabout your insides toyou, and if youchoose, to yourdoctor or nurse. 17 18. Google Glasses 18 19. Big Challenges: Data In Multiple ways to generate, retrieveand analyze health data Health status precursors Who sees it/them? Status Indicators? Numbers, dials, spark lines, fever charts, Services needed? Location for services/patient needs? Follow-up and status?19 20. At the end of the day. Constant: Data In Analysis InfoOut Your profession probably wont havedirection or innovative answers about itsfuture Seek other -- or trans-disciplinary--methods and processes for insights No more 8-hour work day. 6 hrs work, 2 hrs. teach and learn20 21. Data Makes the Maps;Maps Make the Data; Esri Health Conference Scottsdale, Arizona USA August 28, 2012Tom JohnsonManaging DirectorInst. for Analytic JournalismSanta Fe, New Mexico USAt o m @ j t j o h n s o n . c o m@ j t j o h n s o n 21