Hospitals of Puerto Rico
|Authors:||U.S. Department of Homeland Security|
|Resource type:||Geographic Feature (ESRI Shapefiles)|
|Created:||Feb 12, 2018 at 7:51 p.m.|
|Last updated:||Feb 20, 2018 at 12:19 a.m. by Christina Bandaragoda|
The US Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Infrastructure Foundations - Level Data (HIFLD) provided geographic shapefiles for United States hospitals. This feature class/shapefile contains locations of Hospitals for US territories of Puerto Rico. The dataset only includes hospital facilities based on data acquired from various state departments or federal sources which has been referenced in the SOURCE field. Hospital facilities which do not occur in these sources will be not present in the database. The source data was available in a variety of formats (pdfs, tables, webpages, etc.) which was cleaned and geocoded and then converted into a spatial database. The database does not contain nursing homes or health centers. Hospitals have been categorized into children, chronic disease, critical access, general acute care, long term care, military, psychiatric, rehabilitation, special, and women based on the range of the available values from the various sources after removing similarities. This feature class/shapefile contains Hospitals derived from various sources (refer SOURCE field) for the Homeland Infrastructure Foundation-Level Data (HIFLD) database. This feature class/shapefile has a one-to-many relationship class (HospitalsToTrauma) relate with the “Trauma_Levels” table. This table captures the relationship between Hospitals and the state trauma level designations. “Hospitals” is the origin using STATE as the primary key. “Trauma_Levels” table is the destination using STATE as the foreign key.
This dataset is based on information from the period 20120605-20170329.
The complete dataset for 50 States can be obtained from the HIFLD website: https://hifld-dhs-gii.opendata.arcgis.com/datasets/5eafb083e43a457b9810c36b2414d3d3_0
The shapefile metadata can be obtained from: https://www.arcgis.com/sharing/rest/content/items/5eafb083e43a457b9810c36b2414d3d3/info/metadata/metadata.xml?format=default&output=html
How to cite
None (Public Use). Users are advised to read the data set's metadata thoroughly to understand appropriate use and data limitations.https://hifld-dhs-gii.opendata.arcgis.com/datasets/5eafb083e43a457b9810c36b2414d3d3_0
|Coordinate System/Geographic Projection:||WGS 84 EPSG:4326|
|Coordinate Units:||Decimal degrees|
|U.S. Department of Homeland Security|
|Homeland Infrastructure Foundation - Level Data (HIFLD)||US Department of Homeland Security|
|Coordinate Reference System||GCS_WGS_1984|
|Coordinate String||GEOGCS["GCS_WGS_1984", DATUM["WGS_1984", SPHEROID["WGS_84",6378137,298.257223563]], PRIMEM["Greenwich",0], UNIT["Degree",0.017453292519943295]]|
This resource was created using funding from the following sources:
|Agency Name||Award Title||Award Number|
|NSF||RAPID: COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH: Building Infrastructure to Prevent Disasters like Hurricane Maria||1810886|
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