Hospitals, pharmacies and doctors' offices are now becoming a battleground. A broad control action, at national level, triggered by the Minister of Health puts the health system on fire. The measure taken aims to verify the way in which the standards, procedures and management contracts are respected. Even though the campaign will officially end on June 8, BC, the minister promises that the checks will continue after this date. The official said that it will check especially how the three national health programs, diabetes, the one referring to the oncological and transplant diseases, in which important amounts were invested this year.
The Minister of Health specified that each program will be followed by a series of elements, such as: ensuring the need for specific medicines for patients, both in the hospital and in closed circuit pharmacies, the stocks existing on May 1, 2007 compared to the necessary real for the next period, the specific medicines, whose prescription has increased significantly during the verified period, the existence and the compliance of the patients programming for the control to the specialist doctor, the number of patients for whom the medical letter was transmitted to the family doctor and the drug supply of the pharmacies involved in these programs.
(Ionela Neagu Stanila) Read the whole article in: National courierMay 18, 2007