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The governor of Amazonas, Wilson Lima, signed, this Wednesday (15/01), a memorandum of understanding between the State Government and the Heart Institute of São Paulo (Incor) for the exchange of technology and knowledge, enabling advances in Amazonas health. The unity, integrating the complex Hospital of the Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo (FMUSP), It specializes in cardiology, pulmonary and cardiac and thoracic surgery.
"Here in the Incor we are walking to partner to make an exchange of knowledge, technology in cardiology area, with professionals like Dr. (Roberto) Kalil, which is a reference in the country with regard to cardiac diseases. We will also work to advance the acquisition of an information program that is already used here, as electronic medical records, dispensing drugs and sharing exams ", He stressed the governor.
Wilson Lima was received by the vice president of Incor, Fabio Jatene, and the Chairman of the Board of the Institute, Roberto Kalil Filho, one of the most important cardiologists of the country and professor of cardiology discipline of USP since 2011.
The governor pointed out that the memorandum of understanding will benefit, also, Amazon healthcare professionals. "This partnership we are building here with the Heart Institute will be important for professionals who are in the state of Amazonas, since there is possibility to come here and professionals here Incor also be there in Manaus, to give this training to these health professionals ", said Wilson Lima.
work plans - The memorandum of understanding sets three initial work plans. One of them is a technology transfer project, with emphasis on computerized system with electronic medical records and intelligent management modules that are applied at Incor.
There is also a science project, technology and education to further characterize the clinical staff of the Amazon in multicenter studies in cardiology, allowed, also, conducting training courses shared between Incor and the Government of Amazonas, through the State Department of Health (Sesame).
"From these definitions, the procedures will be holding a meeting with the management and clinical staff of the Hospital Francisca Mendes for the construction of the work plans and, in 20 days, we will do a web conference with the Incor to finish detailing ", said Health Secretary of Amazonas, Rodrigo Tobias.
Wilson Lima explained that this is the first step to sign an agreement with the unit. "We will talk to the technicians here Incor and our forecast is that, so we have the green light here, we start the negotiations so that we can deploy as soon as possible ", said the governor.
in Incor, Wilson Lima met the inpatient units, Respiratory Intensive Care Unit, hemodynamics service and interventional cardiology and referenced emergency unit. The Institute carries out a year, average, 260 thousand medical consultations, 37 thousand multidisciplinary care, 13 thousand hospitalizations, 5 thousand surgeries, 2 million clinical tests and 330 thousand diagnostic tests of high complexity.
pediatric surgery - On Tuesday (14/01), Wilson Lima also signed a memorandum of understanding for partnership with the Children's Hospital and Maternity (HCM) Sao Jose do Rio Preto, in São Paulo, for performing surgeries on children with congenital heart disease Amazonas State. The hospital is a reference in pediatric surgery in the country and should receive the first two children Amazonian next week.
The intent of the memorandum of understanding signed between the government of Amazonas and the Regional Medical School Foundation (Funfarme), responsible for HCM, is performing, average, two surgeries a week in Sao Jose do Rio Preto, without that routine surgical procedures Hospital Francisca Mendes is interrupted.
The cardiac surgery for treatment out of Abode (TFD), program that pays for travel and per diem for patients undergoing medical treatment outside the state, It is one of the measures adopted by the Government of Amazonas to reduce the waiting time for children with heart disease who are waiting for surgery.