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Pacífica Salud Hospital Punta Pacífica: Strengthening Stroke and Pediatric Emergency Care in Panama

Pacífica Salud Hospital Punta Pacífica: Strengthening Stroke and Pediatric Emergency Care in Panama

Pacífica Salud Hospital Punta Pacífica (HPP) sought our hospital consulting services to elevate its stroke care and expand its pediatric emergency care, strengthening its ability in these areas to offer higher health care quality supported by the right clinical operations infrastructure and protocols. After collaborating with our stroke and emergency medicine experts, HPP was able to address both critical needs. 

How We Work Together

  • Opened the first pediatric emergency department in a private health care facility in Panama — specifically tailored to the needs of young patients and their families.

  • Consulted on designing health care facilities for the 24/7 pediatric emergency department. Hospital planning and hospital design included selecting equipment, standardizing care, optimizing patient flow and efficiency, and ensuring the new unit had the right equipment and supplies.   
  • Developed new stroke policies and protocols to achieve Joint Commission International Primary Stroke Center Certification.


What Our Affiliate Says

In March 2002, we signed an agreement with Johns Hopkins Medicine International to help us achieve our vision of offering Panamanian citizens a private hospital with the highest standards in quality, patient safety and service. Over the years, Johns Hopkins has helped Pacífica Salud Hospital Punta Pacífica elevate patient care through regular educational and preparatory visits by Johns Hopkins experts. We continually strive to innovate, grow and surpass expectations, so our patients know they can expect the best.

— Dr. Jacobo Cohen, Board of Directors, Pacífica Salud

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