This Thursday, Dr. Sánchez Posleman will lead the opening ceremony in the Mediterranean city. The Out Patient Center consists of seven offices, four permanent doctors and specialists who require periodic attention.
He mentioned the inauguration, scheduled for this Thursday by Dr. Carlos Sánchez Posleman, head of the San Jorge Clinic in the city of Ushuaia, of the Roque Sánchez Galdino Polyclinic, an annex of the clinic in the city of Tolhuín.
It is an outpatient center that includes seven offices, a nursing room and a shock room for any sudden emergencies, where the Tolhuyense community will be attended for 20 hours from 8 am to 20 am, from Monday to Friday.
Although today is the opening time, and work was planned to start next Monday, Sánchez Poesleman announced that it had to be delayed for a few days to resolve some last-minute problems regarding connectivity. , “so that it’s the same, same clinical history, same images, access to appointments, everything, that the people of Tolhuín can not only have their doctor there, but if they have to do some highly complex complementary studies in Ushuaia Can solve it with Tolhuin” and thus avoid paperwork and waste of time.
The doctor described as very important the work done by the government and the ministry of the province with the new modular hospital, which “will make a very important mark to the city of Tolhuyn with advanced technology and with the potential for development with CAPS, a new care model” “.
In this sense, it established a permanent dialogue with “both private and municipal authorities” to develop public-private integration models to improve the quality of patient care, especially by sharing human resources and allowing all people to participate freely. has access to the system being treated.
He then explained that the Tolhuyn Clinic would be an outpatient center where all outpatient specialties would be available, as well as a laboratory “and all the ultrasound portion, both echocardiogram and general and gynecological ultrasound, most of the outpatient cardiovascular portion.”
“Really, it’s an outpatient center, and everything that requires hospitalization, if your coverage allows it, will be sent to San Jorge Clinic,” he added later. “90% of the drug goes through the outpatient part, the most important thing is that where pathology is detected and hospitalization will be prescribed in the appropriate place, except in case of emergency.”
At the head of the center will be a basic medical care team made up of an internist—a specialist in internal medicine—, a gynecologist, an orthopedic surgeon and a pediatrician. “They have to be there every day, I don’t know if in the first week, but by June 1, every day the center should have an internist or a physician, a pediatrician, a gynecologist and an orthopedic surgeon,” the professional said. to be confirmed.
Then, possibly weekly, there will also be a cardiology service, “because it’s the number one mortality disease, where echocardiograms will be done, Holter blood pressure monitors, stress tests,” all outpatient cardiology studies.
For different specialties, there will also be diabetologists, dermatologists, rheumatologists, neurosurgeons and urologists, with special periodicity for each case. “According to the needs of the population, we will see the number and frequency of people who are going to attend there from different specialties,” concluded Dr. Sánchez Posleman.
He also said that an internist is already located in Toluhin, and as long as the city continues to grow “this will lead to institutional development on our part and certainly to permanently establish the doctors, nurses and all the staff of health that work.” does an institution”.
He revealed that the initiative aims to “at some point, at least, become a short-stay surgical center, ie be able to address surgical issues that require a short stay in the hospital.”
Regarding the administrative aspect, he said he is coordinating with various social functions, “because although there is a contract, the cost of transportation for the doctors to come and go, and for the doctors to go to work in Tolhuyn is agreed being, the requirement that at least the price of the consultation should include the cost of your relocation” as he advanced.
In this regard, he noted that there are some social functions that accept it and understand it quickly, “and others do not, but ultimately I think it will not be a problem and in the end those with health funds will understand that this is to an affiliate’s advantage, who is going to spend less money on health, because by getting people to care early and generating preventive actions, health spending decreases or budgets improve over time” Dr. Carlos added to his argument. Sanchez Postman.