IMSS-Wellness Increases Surgeries and Diabetes Screening Tests in Nayarit
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September 21, 2022

The CEO of Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS), Zoe Robledo reported that with the incorporation of the model IMSS-Well-Being in Nayarit productivity was increased in consultations of Family Medicine of Specialty, Surgeries and Diabetes screening in the First Level units and hospitals.

During the press conference led by the president of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, in the National Palace, Zoe Robledo indicated that in Nayarit the comparison is from the last month before IMSS-Well-Being against the average of the five months (April to August) in which this model was already established.

He explained that in consultations of Family Medicine it went from 341 per month to 6,904, this is an increase of 1,924 percent and in total 35,000 Family Medicine consultations have been made in the last five months; in Specialty consultation it increased from 1,884 to 12,155, 545 percent more and a cumulative of 59,630 Specialty consultations in five months.

The CEO of IMSS highlighted that in Nayarit it went from 627 surgeries in one month to 1,594, an increase of 154 percent and a total of 7,894 of these procedures; in the case of screening applications diabetes the monthly average went from 503 to 4,496, and in delivery care it increased from 369 to 593, that is, 61 percent.

“This means that many of these attentions previously had to be dealt with in private media, which generated out-of-pocket costs,” he stressed.

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This article was translated from Spanish using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process.

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