The Division of Statistical Registries collects data that can be analyzed to help solve our state’s public health problems. Registries include: Vital Events (birth, death, fetal death), Cancer and Immunization. Data comes from birth, death and fetal death records, all cases of treated or diagnosed cancer and immunization records. http://www.statistics.health.pa.gov/Pages/default.aspx#.Vb-LdJNViko
Data includes location points of Pennsylvania ambulatory surgical centers, or out-patient procedure clinics, licensed or approved by the PA Department of Health from July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2009.
Data includes point locations of helicopter landing facilities in Pennsylvania that are licensed by the PA Department of Transportation. Data is developed by the PA Department of Health’s Bureau of Health Statistics and Research, based on data from the the PA Department of Transportation.
Locations of home health care agencies in Pennsylvania, according to the PA Department of Health’s Quality Assurance Database. Home Health care agencies specialize in providing skilled nursing services, home health aides, and other therapeutic services, such as physical therapy, in patients’ homes.
Locations of Pennsylvania hospices, according to the PA Department of Health’s quality assurance database.
The PA_Hospitals layer contains the latitude and longitude coordinates of 249 hospitals in Pennsylvania. When possible, efforts were made to confirm the rooftop location of each hospital. The accuracy of geocoding is available in Geocoding Certainty attribute field (Geocoding Certainty: Rooftop=”00”, Street=”01”, Zip Centroid=”04”, Not geocoded=”99”). Latitude and longitude are recorded in the WGS 1984 coordinate system in decimal degrees. The attribute data were obtained from an annual hospital survey and include approximately 19 fields such as survey ID number, longitude, latitude, facility name, etc. Additional fields and data items could be potentially linked to this layer.