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I am looking for a dataset containing:

  • hospital names: either full names or abbreviations (ideally, both)

Optionally:

  • location of the hospital (e.g., in which state)
  • size of the hospital (e.g., number of beds, or surface)

I mostly interested in the United States.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lists_of_hospitals_in_the_United_States is incomplete and doesn't contain hospital name abbreviations.

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    wow this is annoying how hard it is to find. sorry, don't want to dig any more than i have. its probably here, if so, feel free to post as an answer and accept ahrf.hrsa.gov/download.htm – albert Feb 9 '16 at 2:40
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    @albert Thanks, I'll look at it. At some point I thought I could get it from Wikidata, but their API doesn't seem so polish. Also data would most likely be incomplete. – Franck Dernoncourt Feb 9 '16 at 2:42
  • this could be helpful, but its only medicaid registered facilities, and no abbreviations. however i'm guessing if you track down the facility ids to a more definitive file, the abbr may be there. also, could be completely useless for you data.medicare.gov/Hospital-Compare/Hospital-General-Information/… – albert Feb 9 '16 at 2:42

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