St. James's Hospital Dublin

St. James’s Hospital in Dublin can trace its origins back to 1667 when the foundation stone was laid for a poorhouse on its site. Today, it is one of the largest hospitals in the Republic of Ireland and a renowned teaching hospital, providing emergency and elective medical and surgical services.

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The Challenge

  • St James’s Hospital wanted to help elderly people to have a better quality of life by minimising risk factors, such as poor diet and inactivity, which can lead to chronic disease and repeated hospital admissions.

The Solution

  • Esri Ireland used ArcGIS Online, Esri’s Software as a Service platform to build up a web-based map of the 19km2 area surrounding St. James’s Hospital.




  • Improved support for patients,enabling them to lead healthier lives.


"This is the first time, to my knowledge, that asset mapping has been used anywhere in Europe to promote successful aging."

Dr David Robinson, consultant geriatrician, St. James’s Hospital

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