What to expect at a multi-specialty clinic?

A multi-specialty clinic is a place where you find an array of specialists and facility under the same roof. The doctors share the equipment, facilities, administrations and the support staff too. The doctors have specialized in related medical practices which enable them to use similar kind of equipment and facilities. Multi-specialty clinics have become a boon for people as it has minimized the hassle of hopping around in search for appropriate medical assistance and facilities in the city.

People often wonder about the specialty of a multi- specialty clinic. Well the best part is that the patients will get seasoned medical practitioners at one go.

Following are the basic facilities provided by a multi-specialty clinic:

  1. More than one consultant/ doctor:

In every multi-specialty clinic there is more than one doctor available to take care of the patients. Patients often seek consultancy from more than one specialist at a time because patients suffer from ailments that are not only contained within a field of medical specialty. Multi-specialty clinics help them have hassle free experience as they find advice for all their aliments in one place.

  1. Wide range of facilities:

The patients get wide range of facilities available under the same roof. Many patients need to have multiple tests done at a time and it becomes terrible for them if they have to roam around in multiple place to get the tests done. Finding all the facilities in one place is a huge advantage on part of the patients.

  1. Various health packages:

Due the fact that there are many doctors and examination facility available in clinic, they often provide with various health packages. These packages not only reduce the hassle of opting for multiple tests for the patients but also help to minimize the monetary cost of multiple tests. The health packages are comprehensive pack of tests that are designed keeping the need of the patients in mind.

  1. Family clinic:

Multi-specialty clinics have become a one stop destination for families. Many a times, two or more family members need to consult doctor for different ailments. Specialty clinics become the place where they can find advice from various doctor at a time and need not worry about hopping around clinics round the city.

Medical assistance should be hassle free. That’s what a multi-specialty clinic stands for. It gives you the best medical service without putting extra rather unnecessary pressure on the patients.

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Speciality clinics: a primer

Any medical Institution or facility or establishment that is associated with a hospital or medical school and is devoted to diagnosis and care of out patients is known as a speciality clinic. These clinics are usually run by several specialists who offer personal attention and treatment to patients. A clinic that provides more than one service is known as a multi specialty clinic.

Speciality hospitals offer many kinds of services. Some are specialised in dealing with spinal cord injuries (SCI) and traumatic brain injuries (TBI). Eye care clinics provide lasers for retinal diseases and glaucoma, Lasik surgery, optical coherence tomography, ultrasonography etc. Endoscopic procedure are performed on patients in gastroenterology clinic after they are examined.

There has been a recent rise of speciality clinics seen in India ever since 2013, which has opened new doors in Healthcare. Specialty clinics are a primer. People frequently visit these clinics for many reasons such as stress, infertility, performing dialysis etc.

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Bhubaneswar has started speciality clinics, any many other medical institutes are doing so too. Other speciality clinics and hospitals found in India include Narayana health, Agarwal eye clinic and HCG. The only problem that such clinics face is the requirement of IT upgrades which with some funding as well as sponsorship can be resolved.

Speciality clinics save time and also avoid the pain of travelling to far for medical guidance. According to the opinion of many doctors, multispecialty clinic offer patients medical treatment for various problem ‘all under one roof’. This not only proves to be highly convenient and time saving but also cost effective at the same time.

The benefits of choosing a Speciality Hospital includes:

  • High quality staff with focused experience
  • Peer support from patients with similar injuries
  • Specialised patient and family education and resources
  • More options to participate in research studies
  • Specialised long-term support in case of serious health conditions

With the increase in the Awareness of one’s Health Care people in India have become more and more aware of speciality clinics. It has become a kind of a trend here in India especially among the wealthy. There are many such family clinics that people often visit, and why not most do offer the best of healthcare services and treatment options.

With regard to positive response that Speciality clinics are receiving, it appears that the future of speciality clinics and multi-speciality hospitals is quite bright.