publication . Article . 2015

Location Allocation of Health Care Centers Using Geographical Information System: region 11 of Tehran

Mohsen Ahadnejad; Hosein Ghaderi; Mohammad Hadian; Payam Haghighatfard; Banafsheh Darvishi; Elham Haghighatfard; Bitasadat Zegordi; Arash Bordbar;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2015 Journal: Journal of Fasa University of Medical Sciences (issn: 2228-5105, eissn: 2228-7329, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Fasa University of Medical Sciences
Abstract
 Background & Objective: Location allocation of healthcare centers facilitates the accessibility of health services and the lack of proper distribution of these centers leads to increasing problems of citizens' access to these centers. The main objective of this study was to evaluate the distribution of healthcare centers in the region of the study and to determine deprived areas from this services. Materials & Methods: This research is a case study that has been done on region 11 of Tehran. The data were collected form maps and they have been analyzed by Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) in GIS environment. Results: There are 10 hospitals i...
Subjects
free text keywords: Location allocation, Healthcare centers, AHP, GIS, Medicine (General), R5-920
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