Peña Nieto inaugurated Tulancingo General
Hospital, which will benefit
approximately 600,000 people in this region of the state of Hidalgo and neighboring states.
“The government’s special mission is to create a basic
floor of well-being for the population."
Program for the Integral Care Model is being implemented in Tulancingo General Hospital,
and the states of Durango, Guanajuato and Yucatán.
This model has a continuous communication system
between the General
Hospital and health
centers, with an emphasis on complicated cases, sometimes even providing
follow-up in the patient's home.
Once a person is discharged from hospital, the health
jurisdiction is informed, so that doctors at the health center go to the
patient’s home to provide follow-up or provide a specialist’s assessment.
The comprehensive care model is linked to tertiary hospitals in Mexico
City, to refer patients when required.
The government has issued indications for this model
be replicated throughout the country, so that by the end of this
administration, there will be at least one General Hospital with the Comprehensive
Care Model in each state.
“So with innovative models, we are
eliminating the barriers that prevent Mexicans from exercising their right to