Susam receives technical maintenance of the CT scanners and João Lúcio 28 of August

The forecast is for completion of the service by the end of this month, according to the executive secretary of Susam, Orestes de Melo Filho.
14/08/2018 19h49 - Updated 14/08/2018 19h49
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The State Department of Health (Sesame) are getting next Wednesday (22) the pieces were acquired by the State Government, to put into operation the installed CT scanners in Hospital and Emergency Room (HPS) 28 of August, in south-central, HPS and Joao Lucio Machado, in the East. The manufacturer of CT scanners are sending to Manaus two teams that will work on the replacement of parts. The forecast is for completion of the service by the end of this month, according to the executive secretary of Susam, Orestes de Melo Filho.

He said devices had problem to have been for a long time without maintenance. Past the Susam efforts have left a debt of R $ 1,3 million with the manufacturer of the equipment related to maintenance. The debts have been resolved by this administration and could Susam, from the discharge, sign new contract for preventive and corrective maintenance of all equipment that are in need of this service in the state health system, explains the executive secretary. The acquired and parts to be replaced are the X-ray tube, that they have been damaged.

In addition to the devices that will be recovered, two new scanners will be installed on 28 August and Joao Lucio in the coming months.

The patients 28 August and João Lúcio, they need this service, They are being removed in ambulances own units, to perform the scan in other units of the state, among which, hospitals Plato Araújo, HPS North and Adriano Jorge. Orestes points out that no one is getting without tomography. All cases are being met. The strategy adopted, while the problem is resolved, according to him, It aims to prevent injury to patients.

According to the National SUS Ambulatory Information System data (SIA / SUS), from January to May 2018, were done 29.560 CT scans in the state of Amazonas health, Against 26.173 in the same period 2017, increased 13%.


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