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In Hidalgo, the groundwork has already been laid for progress in providing inclusive health services with equity

In the first three months of the state administration, health policy was redirected to meet the real needs of the population, listening closely to chronic problems and focusing on areas of opportunity to be harnessed into viable projects for this 2023.

To achieve the objective set out in the State Development Plan and under the guidance of Governor Julio Menchaca Salazar, the head of the Ministry of Health, María Zoraida Robles Barrera, began the task of preparing a diagnosis of the condition of all health units. and the second level of attention, with the sole purpose of transforming the services that the Hidalguense society demands.

Thus, monitoring of 15 hospitals across the state network and 19 health centers located in the most remote cities of the state revealed, among other features, lack of infrastructure and lack of maintenance of infrastructure providing proper care Is. Therefore, the improvement work of 38 works has started in various medical units.

Zorayda Robles has also made it a priority to promote preventive medicine and promotional activities, among which a condition that occupies the first cause of mortality in Mexico, such as ischemic heart disease, stands out. . In this sense, the project “Time, Heart and Life” through which it will try to become a benchmark in the prevention and timely management of acute myocardial infarction.

In the unit, the grounds were already in place to transfer specialized medicine to remote communities; However, it is during this administration that connectivity has become a reality in every corner of the state, which will allow the telemedicine program to be brought to 36 healthcare units located in communities that will be able to access the following specialties: Allergy, Anesthesiology and resuscitation; Angiology; Vascular, cardiac, general, oral, maxillofacial, pediatric, plastic and reconstructive, thoracic and orthopedic surgery; Digestive System, Cardiology, Traumatology, Dermatology and Venereology; endocrinology and nutrition; Gynecology and Hematology through their main health centers or nearest hospital units.

Added to the above is teletutoring, which apart from facilitating the updating of medical personnel; In addition, through this strategy, guidance will be provided to medical personnel on issues such as the safe and responsible exercise of the right to free sexuality, so that the user population can receive care within the framework of their rights.

The government also took advantage of the use of technology in a few months with the State Telediagnosis Center of the State of Hidalgo, located in the General Hospital of Pachuca, which aims to diagnose diseases in a timely manner through the interpretation of radiological studies.

It is in the second level care units where the program that has already started in the Tulancingo General Hospital will soon be promoted and which aims to identify and prioritize medical emergencies through e-triage, which are characterized by urgency. is divided into five levels. : Red immediately, Orange not more than ten minutes, Yellow not more than half an hour, Green for a maximum of one hour of meditation, and Blue between an hour or two or re-channeling at a health center.

In this way, in the first hundred days of Julio Menchaca Salazar’s government, the foundations have been laid to consolidate in this new year, projects that include not only the improvement or replacement of 50 health units, but also a transformation of the whole . The aim of the health system is to guarantee fair and equal access for the entire population.

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