Healthcare Data Visualization: Geospatial and Temporal Integration

Shenhui Jiang, Shiaofen Fang, Sam Bloomquist, Jeremy Keiper, Mathew Palakal, Yuni Xia, Shaun Grannis

Abstract

Healthcare data visualization is challenging due to the needs for integrating geospatial information, temporal information, text information, and heterogenious health attributes within a common visual context. We recently developed a web-based healthcare data visualization system, Health-Terrain, based on a Notifiable Condition Detector (NCD) use case. In this paper, we will describe this system, with emphasis on the visualization techniques developed specifically for healthcare data. Two new visualization techniques will be described: (1) A spatial texture based visualization approach for multi-dimensional attributes and time-series data; (2) A spiral theme plot technique for visualizing time-variant patient data.

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Jiang S., Fang S., Bloomquist S., Keiper J., Palakal M., Xia Y. and Grannis S. (2016). Healthcare Data Visualization: Geospatial and Temporal Integration . In Proceedings of the 11th Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 2: IVAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2016) ISBN 978-989-758-175-5, pages 212-219. DOI: 10.5220/0005714002120219


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@conference{ivapp16,
author={Shenhui Jiang and Shiaofen Fang and Sam Bloomquist and Jeremy Keiper and Mathew Palakal and Yuni Xia and Shaun Grannis},
title={Healthcare Data Visualization: Geospatial and Temporal Integration},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 11th Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 2: IVAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2016)},
year={2016},
pages={212-219},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005714002120219},
isbn={978-989-758-175-5},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 11th Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 2: IVAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2016)
TI - Healthcare Data Visualization: Geospatial and Temporal Integration
SN - 978-989-758-175-5
AU - Jiang S.
AU - Fang S.
AU - Bloomquist S.
AU - Keiper J.
AU - Palakal M.
AU - Xia Y.
AU - Grannis S.
PY - 2016
SP - 212
EP - 219
DO - 10.5220/0005714002120219