Evaluation of health and treatment indicators of the private clinics of Bandar Abbas city according to the national standards in 2016

Document Type: Original Article

Authors

1 MSC Student of Nursing, Student Research Committee, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, BandarAbbas, Iran.

2 MSC Student of Environmental Health Engineering, Student Research Committee, Faculty of Health, Hormozgan University of Medical Science, Bandar Abbas, Iran

3 Lecturer, Department of Environmental Health Engineering, Faculty of Health, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran.

Abstract

Introduction: Private clinics are one of the most important providers of health services that play a special role in the physical and mental health of patients and also in improving the health level of the community, the aim of this study was to determine the health and treatment indicators of private clinics in Bandar Abbas city based on national standards in 2017.
Methods: In this cross-sectional study, the study population was 80 specialized physicians, surgeons, and dentists’ clinics in Bandar Abbas. Data was collected by using a standard checklist including health and treatment indicators. The data were analyzed using descriptive statistics methods in SPSS 16 software.
Results: In terms of treatment indicators, radiology and ultrasonography clinics received the highest score (61.5 out of 69) and the lowest score was for specialized pulmonology clinics (55). In terms of health indicators, the highest scores were for specialized gynecology clinics (27.9 out of 33), pulmonology (27) and psychiatric (27), while the lowest score was for ultrasonography and radiology (23.6), internist and dermatology (24). 
Conclusion: According to the results, training on health standards provided by the Ministry of Health and Medical Education will help to increase the level of health and treatment services in clinics in Bandar Abbas.

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