New Regional Hospital of Azuero Anita Moreno is already benefiting patients


Panama.- President Juan Carlos Varela and Health Minister Dr. Miguel Mayo inaugurated the first phase of the new Regional Hospital of Azuero Anita Moreno, located in La Villa de los Santos. It will count with the most specialized medical units in the region of Azuero.

The delivery of the first phase of the hospital includes a mental health module with 125 hospital beds, teaching area and medical residency built and equipped with IBT Group’s highest quality standards, state-of-the-art equipment and all the necessary facilities to ensure the population receives quality attention in spaces especially designed for the specialties that will be attended.

This medical complex will benefit a population of over 200,000 inhabitants and will be the first in Latin America to implement a new model of mental health care, with a capacity to receive more than 100 patients, and where the following specialties will be attended:

• Gerontopsychiatric hospitalization

• Psychiatric Hospitalization

• Intermediate Hospitalization

• Psychosocial Hospitalization

• Support service at the nurses' center

• Day hospital, for the follow-up and care of patients who have completed their treatment

The teaching area includes 2 classrooms equipped with furniture and audio-visual equipment, Internet, book storage, a head office, a secretariat, a conference room for 50 people with audiovisual equipment, among others.

At the beginning of February this year, the Health Minister approved the transfer of patients from the psychiatric ward of the old hospital to the new one. These patients are already benefiting from a center with first-class infrastructure and state-of-the-art technology.

The new Regional Hospital of Azuero Anita Moreno will have 257 beds in semiprivate rooms of 2 beds each, and will provide general services and specialties such as: outpatient surgery, emergency room, imaging, intensive care unit, dermatology, infectology, dentistry, cardiology, geriatric, pharmacy, a laboratory, among others, which makes this work a great contribution to the improvement of the lifestyle and health of the population of the region.

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IBT Group is a business group specialized in the development of public works, implementation of construction projects and equipment for public institutions. Its solutions are comprehensive and range from engineering, studies, design and construction; to the sale, delivery and installation of equipment with its subsequent training, maintenance and operation.

More than 30 years of global experience in the construction world supports the solidity and technical knowledge of IBT Group, which allows them to offer the highest quality standards in each of their projects and contribute to the development and progress, respecting the environment in a framework of constant innovation.

Its headquarters are in Miami, in addition to their permanent local offices on four continents. The Group's staff is made up of over 4,500 employees.