Planning and Designing Supportive Services:
(overview, functions, location, design ,organization, facilities and space requirements)Admitting department; medical records department, central sterilisation and supply department;pharmacy; food service department; laundry and linen service; house keeping; volunteerdepartment;materials management(overview,centralised purchasing,Checklists and rules of materials management,receiving,inventory control, stores control,perpetual inventory system,distribution, products standardization, vendor evaluation, primevendor contract,Location, organization,facilities and space requirements).7.
Planning And Designing Public Areas And Staff Facilities:
Public areas of hospital-entrance and lobby area; main waiting area; gift shop/book shop andflorist’s shop; coffee shop-cum-snack bar; mediation/quiet room; staff facilities.8
Planning And Designing Hospital Services :
Engineering department- Overview, functions, location, design, organization and problemsituationsBiomedical engineering- overview, functions, location, design, space, facilities, utilities,organization, instrumentation evaluation ,instrument control.Electrical system- Overview, design, planning, design procedures, emergency generators,uninterruptible power supply.Air-conditioning system- Overview, design criteria for certain specialty areas, supply to certaincritical areas and return air/ exhaust air.Water supply and sanitary system- Sources of water supply, water requirement of hospital,design elements, planning, hot water system, steam, drainage system, sewage treatment plant.Centralised Medical Gas System- Overview, central supply room, advantages of centralizedmedical gas system, vacuum(suction), compressed air, pipes, precautions and controls, alarmsystem, safe handling of gases.Environmental control- Infection control, general environmental control, radiological health,accidental injury prevention, occupational health.Solid Waste management- Overview, technical specifications.Transportation- Overview, elevator/lift and dumbwaiter, stairways and ramps.Communication system- Telephone system, integrated service digital network, telemedicine/ teleconsulting and net telephony, nurse call system, dictation and central transcription system,public address system , television and closed circuit television.
1. Hospital Facilities Planning and Management by GD Kunder; published by Tata Mc Graw Hill .
-1. Lawerence Wolper ,Health Care Administration: Planning ,Implementingand Managing Organised Delivery Systems; Jones And Bartlett Publishers.
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