Creating a GIS application for health services at Jeddah city

@article{Murad2007CreatingAG,
  title={Creating a GIS application for health services at Jeddah city},
  author={Abdulkader A. Murad},
  journal={Computers in biology and medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={37 6},
  pages={879-89}
}
This paper explores the possibilities of using GIS for private hospitals at Jeddah city, Saudi Arabia. A GIS application is created to cover three main health planning issues which are distribution of health demand, classification of hospital patients and the definition of hospital service area. Each one of these issues is covered using several GIS functions including network analysis and overlay analysis. The former is used to produce drive-time hospital service area and the latter is applied… CONTINUE READING