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Journal: International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology (IJCIET) (Vol.8, No. 4)

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Page : 816-822

Keywords : Hospital services; Infrastructure; Safety;

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The effective functioning of every locale community around the world depends on the extent of health care facilities available. Hospital services work at a continuous rate every day all over the year, but only with an effective infrastructure facility ensuring effective hospitality services to the people within. With the rate of utilizing the hospital services increases at a faster rate every day, the building structure and facilited should comfort the people rather making it difficult for them. In order to avail such life saving services proper infrastructure facilities needs to be developed. The purpose of this paper is to study the facilities and services to be provided in multi-specialty hospitals and conduct a comparative study with the existing multispecialty hospital building situated in Chennai by preparing a checklist for the list of basic amenities that has to be provided. National standard codes are referred for the design of the multi-specialty hospital building. The study includes the emergency exit system of the hospital building in case of any emergency, the fire alarm system and equipments for safety. Suggestions are given for the rectification of the emergency exit system. The study will help to improve the facilities and services to be provided in a existing hospital building and provides suggestions on rectification when compared as per national codes to improve further in future to provide better service to the people in the community.

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