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(A286) Safe Hospital Program and Safe Medical Unit in Mexico

  • F. Cruz Vega (a1) and P. Cruz Flores (a2)

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Safe Hospital Program and Safe Medical Unit in Mexico. The program was established in 2006 within the General Coordination of Civil Protection of the Department of Government and includes a National Evaluation, Diagnosis and Certification integrated of all the institutions of the Public Health Sector, Private and Social. They have about 700 accredited assessors more than 2,700 who have taken the training. There have been more than 1,700 self-assessments and have been assessed in 205 hospitals. The legal framework has been integrated the Safe Hospital Program in the Civil Protection General Law, is included in the Official Mexican Standard that relates to health facilities, has gained access to the Disaster Prevention Fund that manages the Interior Secretary and has established that prior to the Certification of Quality Health Council General (including international standards of the Joint Commission) is evaluated as Safe Hospital. Of the hospitals classified as unsafe have been evacuated two (which will be demolished) with alternative of building new high level of security. In a large number of hospitals have improved fire detection systems, evacuation routes and emergency stairs, as others.

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(A286) Safe Hospital Program and Safe Medical Unit in Mexico

  • F. Cruz Vega (a1) and P. Cruz Flores (a2)

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