New Reference Offers Texas Health-Related Data by County, Zip Code

From the distribution of pharmacies, trauma centers and emergency rooms to the number of lung, colon and breast cancer patients in major metropolitan areas, “Texas Health Atlas,” published by Texas A&M University Press, provides a geographic perspective on the state’s healthcare system.


College Station, TX (PRWEB) May 16, 2012.

With almost 200 pages of original demographic and health-related maps displaying county-by-county and regional information, Texas Health Atlas provides an important tool for providers and planners, risk managers, public officials and policymakers.

Authors Lawrence Estaville, Kristine Egan and Abel Galaviz have mined an array of previously scattered information to create a singular resource, providing a geographical perspective on the state’s health care system, medical services, insidious diseases, harmful behaviors and health disparities among various segments of its population. Read more