This brief describes an assessment of how geospatial and sociocultural characteristics may help predict the timing and targets of terrorist attacks.
Nov 7, 2013
Predicting Suicide Attacks: Integrating Spatial, Temporal, and Social Features of Terrorist Attack Targets
Analysis of data on suicide attacks in Israel suggest that assessing sociocultural, political, economic, and demographic factors in addition to the geospatial enhances the ability to predict future suicide attack targets.
Feb 18, 2013
Examines the health care needs of released California prisoners, communities most affected by reentry, safety net capacity, and provider experiences with ex-prisoners, given California's Public Safety Realignment Plan and federal health care reform.
Dec 7, 2011
Understanding the Public Health Implications of Prisoner Reentry in California: State-of-the-State Report
Examines the health care needs of newly released California prisoners, the communities most affected by reentry, the capacity of their safety nets, and the experiences of released prisoners, service providers, and families of prisoners.
Nov 16, 2011
Mapping the Gaps: Ideas for Using GIS to Enhance Local Health Department Priority Setting and Program Planning
Using geographic information system (GIS) technology to enhance provision of services by local health departments by enabling them to visually compare where health services are needed with where they are provided.
Oct 19, 2011
This study explores home-based medication triggers for taking antiretrovial therapy, including meals, pillboxes, time of day, and visual cues.
Apr 20, 2011
Using Geographic Information Systems to Match Local Health Needs with Public Health Services and Programs
Large local health departments could better inform planning and investments by using geographic information systems to align community needs and health outcomes with public health programs.
Jan 1, 2011
Describes a web-based mapping tool to help healthcare decisionmakers identify neighborhood-level ''hotspots'' of suboptimal health or healthcare that may be due to low health literacy.
Apr 29, 2010
California parolees' health care, mental health care, and drug- and alcohol-treatment needs, as well as where parolees go when they return to counties, place significant demands on counties' safety-net resources and on their ability meet those needs.
Jun 17, 2009
A variety of approaches to assessing the health care needs and geographic distribution of California parolees can help policymakers understand local communities' capacity to meet the needs of this population.
May 29, 2009