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Zangiabadi A, Saidpour S. Analysis of the Spatial Distribution of Hospitals and its Optimum Locating of Saqqez City in 2014. jhosp. 2016; 15 (3) :73-81
URL: http://jhosp.tums.ac.ir/article-1-5594-en.html

1- Associate Professor, Department of Geography and Planning, University Urban of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran.
2- MSc in Geography and Urban Planning, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran. (* Corresponding author): Email: sh.saidpour@gmail.com , sh.saidpour@gmail.com
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Background: The issue of access to urban services is one of the important one that affects different aspects of urban affairs. In some cases, lack of proper access to some land, people's health is exposed to risk, for example Health care services especially in hospitals that impose requirements in a timely and appropriate access to it for all members of society. This study aimed at analyzing the distribution of hospitals and locates new hospitals regards to the lack in Saqqez city.

Materials and Methods: This study was a cross sectional and descriptive one. In order to classify and analyze data, the models of AHP and network analysis have been used. Also, ARC / GIS software and Expert choice has been used to map layers.

Results: According to assessed studies about the distribution of available hospitals and determination of their standard performance, 62.93 percent of the city area has not access to the hospitals.

Conclusion: This study results showed that hospitals in terms of compatibility with other land uses and access is inappropriate in the city. Thus, optimal areas for construction of new hospitals in five final maps from very good to very poor were classified and proposed using combining different layers of effective land uses.  

                                                                                                                          

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Type of Study: Case Study | Subject: سایر
Received: 2015/11/21 | Accepted: 2016/06/21 | Published: 2016/08/6

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