Merck Salud Foundation presents its book “Proposals for Strengthening the National Health System in the Post-Covid Era”
The Merck Health Corporation New edition of the Bioethics and Health Code Collection. It is about extension A study entitled “Proposals to Strengthen the National Health System in the Post-Covid Era” published by the Foundation and prepared by 20 specialistsUnder the supervision of the coordinating team for the work formed by Javier Sanchez Caro and Fernando Abellan. In the face of an unprecedented challenge such as the epidemic, all corners of the improvement of the national health system have been focused on. This publication consists of 11 chapters and 3 introductions. All of them aim to contribute to knowledge, show the reality in which we find ourselves and that we have lived in the era of COVID-19 and provide solutions to strengthen the national health system.
This accurate and fascinating work was presented live on November 24 to the media, health professionals, institutions and society in general, from the Vincci Soma Hotel in Madrid. The ceremony was attended by Mrs. Carmen Gonzalez of Madrid, President of Fundación Merck Salud, who welcomed the audience. On the occasion of this presentation, he stressed that “the pandemic shows that strengthening the health system is essential. Biotechnology is a hope for the future to make health more sustainable, and Spain is already a standard.”
In addition, Fundación President Merck Salud was responsible for coordinating the symposium discussion on this work together with Fernando Abilan, Work Coordinator. Vitality arrived Carmen Gonzalez MadridFor Merck Salud, it is important to disseminate knowledge and analyze relevant and current issues such as the topic covered in this work where different authors from their field of knowledge analyze issues raised in the epidemic and suggest mechanisms to strengthen the national health system. The ability to make knowledge in Reaching the largest number of people is one of the goals of the Foundation.”
During this work, in addition, they intervened Three speakers, authors of several chapters of the study. Thus, the Dr. Jose Soto Bonell, President of the Spanish Association of Health Directors, was one of the speakers after participating in the study in Chapter 4, entitled “Autonomy and Hospital Management: Where Should We Go?”. As explained by Dr. Soto, “The autonomy of hospital management is essential to motivate the achievement of your goals. This is where responsibilities are identified and situations that avoid those responsibilities are set aside.”
The Dr.. Javier Arias Diaz, Professor of Surgery and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine of the Complutense University of Madrid, also presented his thoughts on this event from his researcher’s perspective and after writing an introduction to the 3 contained in the work. “If you ask a researcher, he will tell you that more funding is needed, and we need funds for professionals to develop their ideas. You have to look at what we have and what is lacking. We have highly qualified professionals, but what is lacking is a measure of priorities in every health institution.
Likewise, participate in the aforementioned seminar Dr. Javier Ora Portillo, Professor, Doctor of Psychology, Doctor of Health Sciences, Academician of the Spanish Academy of Psychology and Patron of the Merck Salud Foundation. Ora wrote Chapter Eight, “Mental Care in the National Health System.” Javier Ora has emphasized The importance of mental health care and its impact on daily lifeShe cited one of the slogans of the World Health Organization: “Without mental health, there is no health.” In addition, he highlighted at the symposium how the pandemic has led to an increase in medical conditions related to mental health. “We have to give meaning to life, people are overwhelmed and not living today, they have anxiety about the future and nostalgia for the past,” the doctor explained.
studyingProposals to strengthen the national health system in the post-Covid eraIt addresses issues such as the opportunity provided by the crisis deriving from the Covid-19 pandemic to strengthen and develop public health structures and their coordination with the health system. He gives us teachings about the need Coordination of social services with health. On the other hand, the digital health It played a crucial role in demonstrating the importance of information and communication technology (ICT) to the continued functioning of health services.
Likewise, this post gives us a reflection on Hospital administration And in relation to it, the autonomy of the administration itself, how the experience of research has been in times of COVID, and improving access to therapeutic innovation from a management perspective … stops to analyze what has affected the community pharmacy of the COVID-19 era and what it can contribute to strengthening the national health system.
Another essential aspect in these times that this work addresses is Psychological health In Spain and mental health care in the national health system. In addition, it devotes two chapters: one to the role of scientific societies and the other to the biotechnology sector as tools for improving health challenges. This study ends with a chapter devoted to Bioethics and law in the post-Covid era, where issues such as new patient rights are addressed.
The list of experts who completed and drafted this study are: Dr. Juan Abarca Seddon, president of the IDIS Foundation; Doctor. Jose Polo Garcia, President of the Spanish Association of Primary Care Physicians (SEMERGEN); stave. Blanca Lumbreras Lacara, Professor of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Department of Public Health, History of Science and Gynecology at Miguel Hernández University; Dr.. Salome Martin GarciaCoordinator of the Ethics and Legislation Group of the Spanish Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology; Dr. Jose Augusto García NavarroPresident of the Spanish Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology. Mr. Luciano Saez Ayerra, President of the Spanish Society for Health Informatics (SEIS); Mr. Jose Luis Montegodo PeñaVice President for Innovation, Training and Research at SEIS; Dr. Manuel Pedregal Trujillo And Dr.. Jesus Garcia Foncilas LopezDepartment of Oncology, Institute of Oncology at Jimenez Diaz University Hospital; Dr. Agustin Rivero Cuadrado, former Director General of the National Health and Pharmacy System Services Group; Doctor. Vicente J. Baixauli FernándezPresident of the Spanish Society of Clinical, Family and Community Pharmacy. Dr.. Andres Añegues RomoHead of the Department of Cardiology. Alvaro Conquero de Vigo Hospital, Honorary President of the Spanish Society of Cardiology. Board member of the Federation of Spanish Medical Scientific Societies (FACME); Dr.. Francisco Javier Illola SomozaCardiologist, Director of the Foundational Institute for Health Improvement (IMAS); Dr. Pilar Garrido LopezHead of the Department of Medical Oncology. Ramon y Cajal University Hospital. President of the Federation of Spanish Medical Scientific Societies (FACME); Doctor. Ana Polanco Alvarez, President of the Spanish Association of Biogembrisas (AseBio); Professor Javier Sanchez Caro, a. Honoring the National School of Health; And Dr.. Fernando Abelan Garcia Sanchez, PhD, forensic medicine and director of health law Asesores.
While presenting the new study, Dr. Abelan Garcia Sanchez highlighted how this publication is handled Need to think of a new framework for primary care has insisted on The importance of the role of scientific societies “To contribute their grain of sand to society.”
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