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  • Posted: Fri, Dec 16, 2011
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I'm looking for someone with web scraping experience to help me extract data from a website. Doing this manually would take a long time, however, I imagine it could be done relatively easily and quickly with the proper scraping program that could crawl through each page and extract the right data.

The following is a link to a list of hospitals listed by state.

  [obscured]  /by-state

I'd like to gather an excel list that enters all of this data into a file to include:
1. Hospital Name
2. Address (divided by street, city, state, zip)
3. Phone Number
4. County
5. Type & Ownership
6. Emergency Room?

All of this information is immediately available on the website listed.

If this is a project you believe you can accomplish, please (1) confirm you have the necessary experience with web scraping to do this and (2) submit a rough estimate of how many hours this should take.

My estimate is that it might take 1-3 hours to create the scraping program and several hours of run...

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