Development of web-based geocoding applications for the population-based Birth Defects Surveillance System in New York state.

@article{Wang2010DevelopmentOW,
  title={Development of web-based geocoding applications for the population-based Birth Defects Surveillance System in New York state.},
  author={Ying K. Wang and Linh H. Le and Xiaohang Wang and Zhen feng Tao and Charlotte D Druschel and Philip Cross and Syni-an Hwang},
  journal={Journal of registry management},
  year={2010},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={
          16-21
        }
}
Geographic information systems (GIS) have been widely used in mapping health data and analyzing the geographic distribution of disease. Mapping and spatially analyzing data normally begins with geocoding, a process of assigning geographic coordinates to an address so that it can be displayed and analyzed on a map. The objectives of this project were to develop Web-based geocoding applications for the New York State birth defects surveillance system to geocode, both automatically and… CONTINUE READING

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