August 7, 2022

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The government has handed over computers and printers to health centers in the province

Modern equipment will enhance connectivity between cities and will allow, among other advantages, progress towards the digitization of the medical records of thousands of Santa Cruz residents.

The Ministry of Health and the Environment has combined 28 computers and 10 printers with funds obtained by the National Program Redes en Salud, within the framework of health policies aimed at promoting the first level of care.

The handover was delivered by the Minister of Health, Claudio Garcia, accompanied by Dr. Veronica Varela, reference for health center No. 5, and Dr. Viviana Pereira, reference for health center No. 9, representatives of those institutions will receive part of the said equipment.

“To strengthen community integration centers and health centers, it is essential to provide them with the technological elements that allow for better communication and that is what we are doing,” Garcia said during the handover, adding: “The medical record is where medical records are uploaded. The background on people and with this equipment we are moving towards digitization. These documents, achieving state modernization and improving the quality of health service delivery in every corner of the province.”

Also participating in the meeting were the Regional Director of Health Determinants, Laura Ibanez, and Ramiro Queres, of the Health Networks Program.

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