Madrid.- The President of Panama Juan Carlos Varela and the Minister of Health Dr. Miguel Mayo have officially opened the first phase of the new Anita Moreno Regional Hospital located in Panama's southern Azuero region.
This first phase of the hospital built and delivered by IBT Group, a subsidiary of the Spanish Eurofinsa Group, is now operating in full swing. In this recently-opened first phase, the 125-bed mental health unit and the medical training and residency area including two classrooms and a conference room equipped with cutting-edge technologies and audiovisual systems have now started functioning.
This turnkey project includes both this hospital complex's construction and medical equipment outfitting.
This medical complex is also the first in all Latin America to implement a new mental health care model including the specialties of Psychiatric Hospitalization, Geriatric Psychiatry, Intermediate Care and Psychosocial Care, capable of providing treatment for over one hundred patients.
At full completion, estimated for July 2017, the Anita Moreno hospital will have a total of 257 hospital beds and will provide both general services as well as first-rate health care in different specialties, including an outpatient clinic, emergency service, same-day surgery, imaging service, intensive care unit, dermatology, infectiology, dentistry, cardiology, geriatrics, pharmacy, laboratory and blood bank, amongst others.
The IBT Group has long experience in building hospital and health care complexes, with a track record of over 3,600 hospital beds, twenty plus hospitals and more than 44 health care facilities such as hospitals, primary care and hemodialysis centers to its credit.
In Latin America, the IBT Group has consolidated experience by way of projects including “La Ciudad de la Salud” (Health City) in Santo Domingo, “Hospital Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia”, the “Hospital Padre Billini” and the “Hospital Provincial Monte Plata” in the Dominican Republic; the “Leopoldo Barton Thompson Hospital and Polyclinic” and the “Guillermo Kaelin de la Fuente” in Peru; and the “Anita Moreno”, the “General Metetí” and the “General Bugaba” currently in progress in Panama.
Eurofinsa, www.eurofinsa.com, is a group of companies that specialize in the development of public works and the implementation of construction and equipment projects for public institutions. Eurofinsa provides integral solutions ranging from the engineering, studies, design and construction to the sale, delivery and installation of equipment with the subsequent training, maintenance and operation.
More than 40 years of experience worldwide in the construction field guarantee Eurofinsa’s reliability and know-how, enabling it to provide the highest standards of quality in each one of its projects and contribute the development and progress by respecting the environment within a framework of constant innovation.
Headquartered in Madrid, Eurofinsa has subsidiaries in Miami and Paris, in addition to permanent local offices in 31 countries spanning every continent worldwide. The Group’s workforce totals more than 4.868 employees.