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National Hospital Available Beds for Emergencies and Disasters (HAvBED) System

Public Health Emergency Preparedness

This resource was part of AHRQ's Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) program, which was discontinued on June 30, 2011, in a realignment of Federal efforts.

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Appendix I: Geographic Information System (GIS) Documentation

Figure 3. Schematic Diagram of GIS Architecture using ESRI Shapefiles (Text Description)

The figure shows a to-and-from progression from "Client" through "Firewall" to a box labeled "Application Server." In the box are three smaller boxes: "Web Services," "ArcIMS Tasker Monitor," and "ESRI Shapefiles." The arrows from the firewall go to the Web Services box then either to the other two smaller boxes or through a "Firewall" to a box labeled "Data Server" with a box within it labeled "SQL Stored Procedures."

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