Spokes and Hub Design | definition of Spokes and Hub Design by Medical dictionary
Spokes and Hub Design
A managed network design for a diagnostic laboratory in which the central 'hub' corresponds to a teaching hospital’s lab, which provides both routine diagnostics and specialised services. The 'spokes' correspond to the peripheral labs in outer sector hospitals which can perform services such as frozen sections, clinical chemistry and cross matching; some components are outsourced
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