Regulatory requirements and their impact on the design and equipment
To abide by the stipulated regulations of South Carolina State, THE SOUTH STATE HOSPITAL shall follow the prescribed code of ascertaining that it has; License from the government, Permits for operations, and that it follows the law as well as bye-laws of the State.
Licenses, Permits, and Bye-Laws
Licenses: SOUTH STATE Hospital shall approach the Licensing Authority to be issued with the License. After being issued with the license, the hospital shall start its operations in earnest. The facility will operate under the laws and regulations as provided by the Acts of South Carolina Assembly. The license will be required as issued under Licensing Act under the Ministry of Health and Industry. It will be renewed annually.
There would be an invitation for a specialized body to investigate and establish that SOUTH STATE Hospital meets the standards of healthcare operations. The site would be surveyed after every three months. This would ensure that there is continuous improvement of the facility. The facility needs to perform this criterion of Accreditation to maintain quality operations in the facility; well-organized management, reduction of healthcare cost because of efficiency, and increase of public’s confidence in the operations of the healthcare.
Permits; Healthcare permits will be required and obtained from the local authorities as issued under The Local Government Act. It will be renewed annually.
Bye-laws; All the bye-laws that the law requires will be put in place. Labor laws as described by the federation of South Carolina Employees and Trade union. Taxation acts as provided by Revenue Authority will be taken into consideration. National social security fund laws as provided by under the ministry of labor will be observed by the facility Kelly(2009).
Color selection implications and noise issues
According to Kopacz(2004), patients tend to remember colors better than numbers. In choosing a color, The South State Hospital shall consider; tradition, characteristics of the user, and the surrounding. Different colors influence the operations of Hospital facilities. For instance, there are situations where colors may evoke spaciousness.
The South State Hospital would be designed with good colors to bring an array of happiness and jollity. There would be bright colors on the walls of the Facility. The accessories will be well designed with colors that are attractive and appealing. The name of the Hospital has good color in its logo (blue).
Noise interferes with sleep and highly disturbs patients. In hospitals, the noise could be due to; alarms, telephones, ice machines, a conversation between staff, bed rails, and pneumatic tubes. There should be a mechanism of ensuring that noise is reduced in a healthcare facility. The South State Hospital will purchase hi-tech panels which have been confirmed to substantially absorb noise. These panels will be placed on the ceiling and walls of the facility.
List of equipment and electronic items needed
Some of the equipment and electronic items that the facility will need are;
Scalpel, the ultrasound, x-ray machines, medical lasers, infusion pumps, anesthetic machines, medical ventilators, heart-lung machines, blood pressure machine, the medical laboratory equipment, diagnostic medical equipment, chase drainage, the cardiac monitor, Ventilators, ox meters of pulse, Scoop stretchers, Automated sphygmomanometer (CAS Medical Systems), Neonatal transport incubator, oxygen masks, and Intravenous fluids (crystalloids, colloids), cables and the connectors, air purifiers, energy tools, light and sound machines, massage chairs Wolper (2004).
Budget planning and cost estimates
To optimally operate, SOUTH STATE Hospital shall ensure that it has the following; machinery, electronic items, and equipment.
A Table budget planning and cost estimates of electronic items, machinery, and equipment
|Item||Date Required||Source||No. Required||Cost estimate Per Unit($)||Installation Cost($)||Total ($)|
|medical lasers||05/05/2011||Chris Suppliers Company Ltd.||30||300||9,000|
|infusion pumps||05/05/2011||M’ dealers||10||150||1,500|
|light and sound machines||05/05/2011||South State||100||1000||10,000|
|anesthetic machines||05/05/2011||South State||20||1000||20,000|
|air purifiers||05/05/2011||Chris Suppliers Company Ltd.||10||1000||10,000|
|blood pressure machine||05/05/2011||Chris Suppliers Company Ltd.||10||1000||10,000|
|massage chairs||05/05/2011||Chris Suppliers Company Ltd.||200||1000||200,000|
|Plates||05/05/2011||South State||10 SETS||240||2,400|
|Teacups||05/05/2011||South State||10 SETS||320||3,200|
|Serving spoons||05/05/2011||South State||12||10||120|
|medical ventilators||05/05/2011||Chris Suppliers Company Ltd.||20||2500||50,000|
|medical laboratory equipment||05/05/2011||Chris Suppliers Company Ltd.||10||1000||10,000|
|Cooking sticks||05/05/2011||South State||5||20||100|
|Thermo flasks||05/05/2011||South State||10||200||2,000|
|oxygen masks||05/05/2011||Chris Suppliers Company Ltd.||40||150||6,000|
|Item||Date Required||Source||No. Required||Cost Per Unit($)||Installation Cost($)||Total ($)|
|Electric cooker||05/05/2011||L’ Dealers||10||3,500||30,500|
|Television set||05/05/2011||L’ Dealers||10||8,000||80,000|
|ultrasound||05/05/2011||Chris Suppliers Company Ltd.||40||100||4,000|
|x-ray machines||05/05/2011||M’ Associates||20||3000||60,000|
|Automated sphygmomanometer||05/05/2011||M’ Associates||10||1000||10,000|
|cables and the connectors||05/05/2011||M’ Associates||1000||200||20,000|
|Items||Cost Estimate( $)|
|Licenses and permits||643,000|
|Rent deposit / Building of Clinic||100,000,000|
|The stock of raw materials||500,700|
A Table of monthly Remuneration to Employees
Remuneration of the employees will be based on academic qualification, experience, and type of job or task performed.
|Post||No of employees||Monthly pay ($)||Total ($)|
|Security guard||12||4,000 each||48,000|
Implementation plan (Gantt chart)
This is a plan that the South State Hospital will follow to ensure that there is a timely implementation of the facility.
|Formulation of the policies by the managers|
|Building the Facility|
|Purchase of Equipment & Recruitment of Staff|
|Operation of the Facility|
Description of the role of stakeholders in facility planning and development
The roles, duties, and responsibilities of members of the management team will be:
Manager; would be responsible for daily management of the facility, some of the roles would be to;
Formulation of policies. These policies will perfectly help in the daily operation of the facility.
The setting of goals and objectives. Goals are important elements as they show what the organization is striving to achieve in short term and the long run.
Allocation of resources to different departments of the facility. This would ensure that no department lacks resources for efficient operations.
Organization of healthcare activities. When all activities are well organized, there would be effective operations in the facility.
Doctors; a specialized team of doctors would be employed in the Hospital. They would be highly expected to provide exemplary services to patients. The main aim of doctors would be to treat patients as necessary and in the most advanced modern way.
Supervisors; their roles are;
To ensure proper maintenance of facilities; equipment, machinery, and electronics.
Ensure good human relations within the healthcare facility
Communicating problems, views, and concerns of the facility
Provision of job training to workers
Implementation of policies
Building a teamwork spirit within their department
Linking their section to the entire facility
Ensure coordination between different departments
Responsible for the tidiness of the wards and the entire facility
Ensure that there is a conducive and friendly environment for patients.
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Kopacz, J. (2004). Color in three-dimensional design. Chicago: McGraw-Hill Professional.
Wolper, F. (2004). Health care administration: planning, implementing and managing organized delivery systems. New York: Jones & Bartlett Learning.