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GeoAI Solutions for Health Risk Analytics

HSR.health uses an innovation-first approach to geospatial data engineering and analytics, with the ultimate goal of delivering better health outcomes while lowering costs.

HSR.health is a global leader in health-focused geospatial data analytics. We support the public health and emergency response communities as well as all organizations impacted by health crises with novel indices that deepen the understanding of health issues, global and local, to better anticipate and mitigate those health crises. With a team of talented clinicians, public health analysts, data scientists, geospatial engineers, biostatisticians, epidemiologists, and cybersecurity experts, HSR.health is dedicated to remaining on the forefront of healthcare technology innovation- pushing the boundaries of what is possible to anticipate. 

Tackling Health Equity

Address Health Inequity

Identifying Care Deserts

Health Risk Insights

Provide Health Risk Insights

GeoAI for Disease Modeling

About Us

HSR.health is a global leader in health-focused geospatial data analytics. We support the public health and emergency response communities as well as all organizations impacted by health crises with novel indices that deepen the understanding of health issues, global and local, to better anticipate and mitigate those health crises. With a team of talented clinicians, public health analysts, data scientists, geospatial engineers, biostatisticians, epidemiologists, and cybersecurity experts, HSR.health is dedicated to remaining on the forefront of healthcare technology innovation – pushing the boundaries of what is possible to anticipate.

HSR.health’s novel indices, used to assess and predict the likelihood of disease transmission and mortality (called the Transmission Risk Index and the Mortality Risk Index, respectively), were utilized by the World Health Organization (WHO) during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. In conjunction with the WHO, we utilized these models in Africa and Central America to gain insights into the events that identify potential human-to-human transmission of a viral contagion as well as the broader market impacts stemming from transmissions.

We believe the answer to solving public health challenges lies in the power of technological innovation, especially leveraging social determinants of health data to provide insights on the why of health inequality.

We find that why with powerful data algorithms on broad sets of geocoded social, environmental, and health data, strategic partnerships that span the industry, and data-rich geospatial mapping and visualization.

Wide Industry Involvement

Our firm is well-known in the professional community, given our team’s active role across a diverse set of organizations within and outside of healthcare, partially including:

  • HIMSS Social Determinants of Health Task Force
  • HIMSS Education Committee
  • MedChi, the Maryland State Medical Society
  • Chairman, MedChi Medical Policy Council
  • Executive Committee, Hospital Based Physician Coalition of Maryland
  • Chair, OGC Health Domain Working Group
  • State of Maryland Delegate to American Society of Anesthesiology
  • Board Vice-Chair, Holy Cross Health, the Flagship Health System of Trinity Health System
  • Board of Governors of the University of Maryland College Park Alumni Association
  • Health Delivery Reform Subcommittee for the state of Maryland
  • Health Services Cost Review Commission for the state of Maryland
  • Chair Security and Privacy Work Group of MD Governor Martin O’Malley Transition Team
  • Member of the Health Committee of MD Governor Martin O’Malley Transition Team

Professional Recognition and Awards

  • Top 100 Geospatial Company, 2022, Geoawesomeness
  • HSR.health CEO recognized with the 2021 Entrepreneurial Excellence Award by Molo-9
  • HSR.health CMO named 2021 Top 100 Healthcare Visionary
  • HSR.health Public Health Analyst wins the Gold Award for Innovation for the firm’s School Safety Index
  • HSR.health CMO name 2017 Distinguished Council Chair Award for his outstanding dedication to the public health
  • Emerging Company of the Year Award, 2017 and 2019, by the Tech Council of Maryland
  • Incubator Company of the Year Award Finalist 2017, Incubator Association of Maryland
  • Received the Maryland General Assembly Citation for efforts to “Promote access to high quality healthcare throughout Maryland”
  • HSR.health CMO recognized by MedChi, the State Medical Society, with the 2017 Distinguished Council Chair Award for his outstanding dedication of time and talents on behalf of Maryland’s physicians, their patients, and the public health
  • HSR.health CMO recognized as a Top Doctor in Washington DC for Anesthesiology and Pain Management for past twelve consecutive years
  • HSR.health CEO named Vice-Chair of the Board of Holy Cross Health, the multi-hospital Flagship system of Trinity Health
  • The ExportMD Grant, 2019 and 2020 to support international expansion in the MENA region
  • The Maryland MTIP grant, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 to support expanding HSR.health technical team
Our History & Growth
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  • 2009

    January 2009

    January 2009

    January 20, 2009
    President Obama inspires our founders to action in his first Inaugural address.
  • 2011

    October 2011

    October 2011

    October 23, 2011
    Began building the infrastructure upon which HSR.health is built.
  • 2013

    April 2013

    April 2013

    April 15, 2013
    Data curation efforts began.
  • 2014

    June 2014

    June 2014

    June 14, 2014
    The beginning of our formal research efforts into the relationship between health, social, and environmental factors.
  • 2015

    March 2015

    March 2015

    April 5, 2015
    Results of initial HSR research shared publicly – at AIA2015 in Chicago, USA!
  • 2016

    March 2016

    March 2016

    March 3, 2016
    Conducted extensive analysis into the role Transportation plays in health outcomes at the community level.
  • 2018

    April 2018

    April 2018

    April 8, 2018
    Official Launch of HSR.health.
  • 2019

    September 2019

    September 2019

    September 10, 2019
    Produced, with the support of the Open Geospatial Consortium and the Federal Geographic Data Committee, the Health Risk Index.
  • 2020

    March 2020

    March 2020

    March 11, 2020
    Our team pivoted to provide our AI and location-based approach to aid emergency response and public health personnel respond to COVID19.
  • 2021

    December 2021

    December 2021

    December 15, 2021
    The Care Desert initiative begins!
  • 2022

    May 2022

    May 2022

    April 28, 2022
    HSR.health launched on the Esri ArcGIS Marketplace.

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Pharmacy Deserts Across America

The United States’ diverse population, geography, and demographics create equally diverse levels of availability to healthcare resources. Not unlike the recently popularized term “food deserts”, “pharmacy desert” describes a disparity in access to essential services that provide a reasonable quality of life.   On November 18th, 2021, CVS announced the company would close 900 stores […]

A Look Into Party Affiliation & Vaccine Hesitancy 

Blog by Ajay K Gupta, CEO, HSR.health, Jay R Etherton, Epidemiologist / Data Scientist, HSR.health, Michael Temchine, Geospatial Analyst, HSR.health, Madeline Lynch, HSR.health The narrative surrounding vaccine hesitancy in America and other high-income countries is complicated and full of nuance. The “5C Model of the Drivers of Vaccine Hesitancy” outlines the five main determinants for […]

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