A gem to add a database table containing the NUCC Health Care Provider Taxonomy.
Add this line to your application's Gemfile:
And then execute:
$ bundle install
Finally, run the migration and rake task:
$ rake db:migrate
$ rake provider_taxonomy:import
Once installed, your Rails app will have a
taxonomy_items database table and a
TaxonomyItem model from which you can access all healthcare provider specialties.
If you would like to extend the model with your own, you can do the following
class Specialty < TaxonomyItem self.table_name = "taxonomy_items" belongs_to :parent, foreign_key: :parent_id, class_name: Specialty, required: false # Your code goes here end
You may also wish to add the following to
The gem is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.