Director Azzi’s visit. Some non-Covid services were reactivated in August. The remote control will also soon be available for pacemaker wearers
Beef Di Coriano. TheThere are two key words: boost and restart to overcome the obstacles and delays caused by the pandemic. and the recent visit of the new General Manager of the Asst of Mantua, Mara Azzi, was an opportunity to assess and plan post-Covid activities at Borgo Mantovano Hospital.
“The hospital – commented the Director-General – has a lot of potential and therefore must be improved and modernized, in the context of greater integration with local services and general practitioners.”
As of June 4, the Presidency is Covid-free and can therefore fully devote itself to managing other diseases. However, the so-called gray area, which consists of 7 beds and is intended to monitor patients suspected of being diagnosed with Covid virus, has been preserved before moving to non-Covid wards. Two gray beds are also provided in intensive care and psychiatry. The emergency room has two stations for patients with suspected COVID symptoms. If the positivity is confirmed, the subject will be moved to Poma.
Some projects to relaunch Destra Sechia have already been launched in recent months, and others are about to begin.
From September 20, 24 orthopedic surgical beds will be activated, 8 more than the current beds. The reopening of another 5 beds in the medical field and the establishment of 13 beds for subacute patients are also under study, in order to effectively manage the chronic condition.
Telemedicine and Analytics
A specific project for remote monitoring of patients using defibrillators and defibrillators will be launched by 2021. Thus, continuous remote monitoring of patients responsible for heart diseases will be ensured, reducing hospital access. Expansion of afternoon dialysis sessions is being considered.
Beginning in June, two monthly coronary (or Cardio-tac) sessions are open, with the possibility of an increase (one session per week) starting in the fall. It is a very reliable and minimally invasive radiological examination that is capable of performing analyzes of the coronary arteries, identifying or excluding any abnormalities or heart disease. The examination requires a radiologist, a cardiologist, a radiology technician, and a nurse. The machine was opened in 2020.
Obstetrics and Gynecology
The project to renovate the delivery room was started with the aim of creating an operating room within the delivery area for urgent cesarean deliveries. It also aims to establish a dedicated outpatient clinic to improve the management of patients arriving in the OB/GYN emergency room.
In August, outpatient cardiology clinics and day hospitals were reactivated as an alternative to hospitalization. The electrophysiology room was also reactivated. These services are intended to care for patients with heart failure, with atrial fibrillation and electrical cardioversion signals, as well as for patients who require a pacemaker replacement. The team consists of a cardiologist and specialized nursing staff.
In June, outpatient and day rehabilitation hospital activities were reactivated, providing an alternative to hospitalization. Specialists in this field include a physiotherapist, therapist and nurses.
Scheduled surgical activity
Since July, elective surgical activity has been increased. In addition to giving space for specialties such as general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics, breast surgery sessions and urology. The actions taken adhere to the recovery plan for the second half of 2021.
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