IMSS promotes recovery of medical services through one-to-one sessions

To advance the recovery strategy for regular medical services, August 13-15, in various units of the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS), medical care was provided in family medicine consultations, surgeries, diabetes, hypertension and cervical cancer screenings.

In this period, through the “150 days of restoring health services” strategy, in an orderly and safe manner for the beneficiaries, in 10 decentralized administrative operations bodies (OOAD) 126 surgeries were performed, 5 thousand 972 medical consultations for a family member and one thousand 163 specialties in addition to 71 mammograms.

In addition, 290 clinical breast examinations, 701 examinations for arterial hypertension, 606 examinations for diabetes, and 141 examinations for cervical cancer were performed.

To restore care reduced due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the main surgical interventions performed were: general surgery, gynecology, ophthalmology, oncology, and urology.

The largest demand for care is found in specialties in: infectious diseases, internal medicine, neurology, nephrology, ophthalmology and surgery oncology. In addition to orthopedics and fractures.

In the IMSS representation in Coahuila, the services of internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology and hematology were the most behind. During the day, this OOAD had the highest number of family medicine advisory visits with 2,289 visits.

OOAD Jalisco scored 326 consultations in traumatology, pediatrics, cardiology, nephrology, and psychiatry as the most requested. In addition, she was able to activate family medicine consultations and detect diabetes mellitus, hypertension, breast and cervical cancer through clinical examinations and mammograms through high biosafety measures.

In Michoacan, consultations of physical medicine and rehabilitation, ophthalmology and spine in traumatology and orthopedics were provided while surgical interventions for the latter specialty were promoted.

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For its part, OOAD Tamaulipas provided specialist consultations, second-level surgical interventions and family medicine care, as well as screening for chronic degenerative diseases.

OOAD Yucatán, the oldest consultation in the specialties: Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and General Surgery. While in surgical care, he promoted general surgery and ophthalmology, among others.

In the development of these one-on-one sessions, grassroots and trusted staff were involved with the main goal of focusing attention on the patient, ensuring medical care, health and full access to Social Security.

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