Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
- Usability Evaluation of the Spatial OLAP Visualization and Analysis Tool (SOVAT)Matthew Scotch
Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, 200 Meyran Avenue, VALE M183, Pittsburgh, PA 15260 USA
J Usability Stud 2:76-95. 2007..The results suggest that the changes made to the SOVAT interface resulted in increases in both usability and user satisfaction...
- Development of SOVAT: a numerical-spatial decision support system for community health assessment researchMatthew Scotch
Center for Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
Int J Med Inform 75:771-84. 2006..Community health assessment (CHA) professionals who use information technology need a complete system that is capable of supporting the development of numerical-spatial routines...
- Evaluation of SOVAT: an OLAP-GIS decision support system for community health assessment data analysisMatthew Scotch
Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:22. 2008..To evaluate the potential of an OLAP-GIS decision support system for CHA problem solving, we compared OLAP-GIS to the standard information technology (IT) currently used by many public health professionals...
- Spatial and multidimensional visualization of Indonesia's village health statisticsBambang Parmanto
Health Information Management, University of Pittsburgh, 6051 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Int J Health Geogr 7:30. 2008..The objective of this paper is to demonstrate the potential of SOVAT for facilitating CHA among developing countries by using health, population, healthcare resources, and spatial data from Indonesia for use in two CHA cases studies...
- Phylogeography of influenza A H5N1 clade 188.8.131.52 in EgyptMatthew Scotch
Department of Biomedical Informatics, Arizona State University, 13212 E Shea Blvd, Samuel C Johnson Bldg, Scottsdale, AZ 85259, USA
BMC Genomics 14:871. 2013..2.1.1 strains in Egypt using a Bayesian discrete phylogeography approach. This allowed modeling of virus dispersion between Egyptian governorates including the most likely origin...
- Phylogeography of swine influenza H3N2 in the United States: translational public health for zoonotic disease surveillanceMatthew Scotch
Department of Biomedical Informatics, Arizona State University, Scottsdale, AZ 85259, USA
Infect Genet Evol 13:224-9. 2013..We discuss the implications to applied surveillance and the need for an integrated biomedical informatics approach for adoption at agencies of animal and public health...
- Human vs. animal outbreaks of the 2009 swine-origin H1N1 influenza A epidemicMatthew Scotch
Department of Biomedical Informatics, Arizona State University, Samuel C Johnson Research Bldg, 13212 East Shea Boulevard, Scottsdale, AZ 85259, USA
Ecohealth 8:376-80. 2011..Generally, human cases preceded animal cases at a country-level, supporting the potential of H1N1 infection to be a "reverse zoonosis", and the value of integrating human and animal disease report data...
- Exploring the role of GIS during community health assessment problem solving: experiences of public health professionalsMatthew Scotch
Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, 200 Meyran Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Int J Health Geogr 5:39. 2006..This level of understanding will highlight the role of GIS utilization during problem solving and suggest to developers how GIS can be enhanced to better support data analysis during community health assessment...
- Web GIS in practice VI: a demo playlist of geo-mashups for public health neogeographersMaged N Kamel Boulos
Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL48AA, UK
Int J Health Geogr 7:38. 2008..The paper also discusses how today's Web is rapidly evolving into a much more intensely immersive, mixed-reality and ubiquitous socio-experiential Metaverse that is heavily interconnected through various kinds of user-created mashups...