Talk:Proposed features/Tag:health amenity:type

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check healthcare

please check the approved and 10x more used https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:healthcare what's new/diff in your propal ? the previous propal said https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Healthcare_2.0#What_healthcare.3D.2A_is_lacking but you are talking about taginfo usage but nearly all of them have already a "more in used tag" you said alos "speciality medical equipment", but some of them aren't an equipement (psychologist, dentist,...) so it's very unclear what you want todo, just valid the tag without any value ? Marc marc (talk) 22:24, 19 June 2019 (UTC)

I also think that this key "health_amenity:type" is a bad idea. If it's necessary to tag an MRI facility separately, then create a tag like "healthcare=mri". However, it may be more useful to use a tag like "mri=yes" on the main amenity=hospital or the radiology department within the medical centre - this tag would let mappers say that "this hospital contains an MRI" without requiring mappers to precisely locate the MRI equipment within the building. This would also make it easier for database users: they can just check for "amenity=hospital" + "mri=yes" rather than doing a spacial query to find MRI nodes within or near an amenity=hospital feature. --Jeisenbe (talk) 05:26, 20 June 2019 (UTC)
+1 for another key than :type suffix. Fanfouer (talk) 21:05, 20 June 2019 (UTC)
the idea for the use of health_amenity:type was to have a key that was strictly for the use of documenting medical equipment (MRI, etc) at a health site, where as the healthcare tag focuses on the type of health facility and the services they provide (counselling, birthing_center, etc). I feel it can be confusing when both the equipment and services are lumped under one key. Similarly, the use of the tag healthcare:speciality in the Complete Healthsites Data Model looks at specifying what speciality services are provided at the health facility (marriage and/or trauma counselling). and in response to your comment Jeisenbe about tagging health_amenity:type=MRI, the idea is to tag this along with the medical centre and not as standalone node. Perhaps I didn't set up the proposal page correctly as it is my first but the user should only tag a node if the health facility is a node, because it is under a certain size and may be a temporary site in an IDP and/or refugee camp. i agree that the name health_amenity:type might not be the best but we wanted to create a tag that was descriptive as to what information it contained. --Mataharimhairi (talk) 04:58, 21 June 2019 (UTC)