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Hospital reconfiguration and comprehensive equipment

Innovative response

Hospital restructuring plan of the Secretaría de Salud of Nuevo Leon to increase the care capacity of patients with COVID-19, which includes the equipment of Hospital Metropolitano, Hospital Tierra y Libertad, Hospital de Juárez, Hospital de Montemorelos, Hospital de Sabinas, the creation of a mobile hospital and the adequation of Universidad de Ciencias de la Seguridad as a designated space for the isolation of confirmed patients.

Specific issues addressed and anticipated impact

Specialized treatment of patients who need to be hospitalized due to COVID-19

Organisations/institutions involved

State's Ministry of Health

Potential issues

The availability of beds is always a limited number, so actions need to be adapted to avoid falling into a saturation situation in the hospitals of Nuevo León, in addition to making the conversion gradually.