The Mexican Social Security Institute reaches its 80th anniversary with 1,535 first level care units, 249 second level and 36 third level
After eight decades of existence, the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) is composed of 1,535 units of care of the first level, 249 of the second level and 36, 25 units of the third level, with regard to its general regime. highly specialized physicians (UMAEs) and 11 adjuncts, where approximately 140,000 nurses and 85,118 doctors work.
With such a labor force, IMSS manages to provide an average of over 494,000 daily consultations, of which 345,829 are for family medicine, 80,653 for specialties, 18,438 for dental care, and 49,365 for emergencies. In addition, 868 thousand 191 clinical analyses, 63 thousand 651 radio diagnostic studies, 32 thousand 533 physical medicine sessions, 3 thousand 703 surgical interventions and 900 deliveries, among others, are performed.
On the other hand, IMSS Bienestar operates in 24 states, serves more than 25 million people in 350 hospitals, provides about 55,000 consultations, 262 surgical interventions, more than 29,000 diagnostic analyzes and about 236 deliveries on a typical day. Is.
simultaneously, IMSS moves forward and improves with the implementation of digital services. Among the projects, the digital health ecosystem becomes relevant, which was consolidated in 2022 as one of the strategies to achieve a single point of convergence for the passage of beneficiaries and users through three levels of medical care , the analytical strategy “IMSS Intelligent, Data Speaks” and more than 70 projects related to information and communication technologies were implemented.