[Tagging] Classifying hospitals (Was: Deprecate healthcare=centre)

Tom Pfeifer t.pfeifer at computer.org
Tue Jan 12 22:12:40 UTC 2021

Without doubt the child psychiatrist has a different qualification than her colleague for adults.
However in OSM we don't tag peoples qualification or the suitability of staffing a facility,
we focus on the facilities. As you say yourself, it is a _sub_-speciality, thus _sub_-tagging
would be fine.


On 12.01.2021 16:28, Joseph Eisenberg wrote:
> Child Psychiatry isn’t a psychiatrist who advertises their mental health services for children. They 
> are a separate sub-specialty, just like how pediatricians are different from general practice or 
> family medicine or internal medicine.
> — Joseph Eisenberg
> On Tue, Jan 12, 2021 at 3:33 AM Tom Pfeifer <t.pfeifer at computer.org <mailto:t.pfeifer at computer.org>> 
> wrote:
>     Thus we can lower the number of healthcare:speciality=* values if we tag the
>     target group separately, in this case:
>     healthcare:speciality=psychiatry
>     healthcare:for=child

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