Investigating impacts of positional error on potential health care accessibility.

@article{Bell2012InvestigatingIO,
  title={Investigating impacts of positional error on potential health care accessibility.},
  author={Scott C Bell and Kathi Wilson and Tayyab Ikram Shah and Sarina Gersher and Tina Elliott},
  journal={Spatial and spatio-temporal epidemiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={17-29}
}
Accessibility to health services at the local or community level is an effective approach to measuring health care delivery in various constituencies in Canada and the United States. GIS and spatial methods play an important role in measuring potential access to health services. The Three-Step Floating Catchment Area (3SFCA) method is a GIS based procedure developed to calculate potential (spatial) accessibility as a ratio of primary health care (PHC) providers to the surrounding population in… CONTINUE READING