Spain on verge of national healthcare milestone with stroke strategy
This article was originally published in Clinica
Spain's health ministry is preparing to unveil a stroke strategy next month, in a move that promises to raise the stakes in terms of provision of emergency services and key medical technologies. As a measure of the strategy's importance, it is to be presented during a day-long conference, on March 17, at the ministry's Madrid offices, by: health minister Dr Bernat Soria; the strategy's scientific co-ordinator, Dr Jorge Matías Guiu; and the director-general of the national quality and innovation agency of the national health service (SNS), Dr Pablo Rivero Corte. According to a provisional agenda, presentations by regional SNS co-ordinators will feature details of how the strategy will be rolled out by some of the devolved authorities, with a focus on how it will interface with other services and programmes, such as telemedicine.
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