A key to tag all places that provide healthcare (are part of the healthcare sector).
Create a node in the center of the building or property and tag it with healthcare=* or add healthcare=* to to an area that has building=yes. If you don't know what kind of healthcare is being provided, you can just use healthcare=yes.
|healthcare=alternative||someone practicing healthcare=yes)but is not a or a place where alternative or complementary medicine is practiced that does not fit into the other categories (except|
|healthcare=audiologist||shop=hearing_aids instead; if linked with a shop please use|
|healthcare=centre||group of medical practices|
|healthcare=clinic||clinic or polyclinic|
|healthcare=doctor|| 医師の事務所（診療所） — doctor of medicine, medical doctor, または単に doctor とも呼ばれます。|
|healthcare=occupational_therapist||Someone who practices occupational therapy but is not a medical practitioner.|
|healthcare=optometrist||optometrist; If linked with a shop please use shop=optician instead.|
|healthcare=physiotherapist||Someone who practices physical therapy (or kinesiotherapy in French-speaking countries) but is not a medical practitioner.|
|healthcare=podiatrist||Someone who practices podiatry but is not a medical practitioner.|
|healthcare=psychotherapist||Someone who practices psychotherapy but is not a medical practitioner.|
|healthcare=rehabilitation||medical rehabilitation facility; should not be used for a wellness clinic or hotel|
|healthcare=speech_therapist||Someone who practices speech and language therapy.|
|healthcare=yes||General healthcare facility. To be used only if specifics are unknown or can not be covered by the tagging schema. If this value is used, it is recommended to include some details with the description=* or fixme=* key.|
healthcare:speciality=* as defined below.
Specialities of medical practitioners or other medical facilities
The speciality of a medical practitioner (informal the doctor) or a medical facility can be tagged using the key healthcare:speciality=*. The following table shows values which could be used in connection with this key. The table is derived from the Directive 2005/36/EC of the European Parliament on the recognition of professional qualifications . (With additions from Wikipedia.)
The first column of the table shows the proposed value.
The second and third columns show a short description of the respective field of specialization. These terms are taken from the column headings of section 5.1.3 in the german resp. english version of the EU directive. The remaining columns show the officially recognized titles for medical specializations in the different countries within the EU.
Specialities for healthcare=clinic
Specialities for healthcare=psychotherapist
|healthcare:speciality=behavior||behavior oriented psychotherapy|
|healthcare:speciality=body||body oriented psychotherapy|
|healthcare:speciality=depth||psychotherapy based on depth psychology, e.g. Psychoanalysis|
|healthcare:speciality=humanistic||psychotherapy based on humanistic psychology|
|healthcare:speciality=other||psychotherapy that does not fit into the other categories, e.g. art therapy|
Specialities for healthcare=alternative
- for a node
healthcare=yes name=John Doe or healthcare=dentist name=Jane Doe
- for a building
healthcare=yes building=yes name=John Doe or healthcare=dentist building=yes name=Jane Doe