Cardiology Consultation in South America

Hospital Mae de Deus

Porto Alegre - RS, Brazil
Joint Commission International

Mãe de Deus Hospital has been providing comprehensive medical services, from diagnosis to treatment, focusing on a humanized care, safe and... Read More

Mãe de Deus Hospital has been providing comprehensive medical services, from diagnosis to treatment, focusing on a humanized care, safe and attention to each individual patient. Excellence, proximity and patient care and constant modernization of services are the guiding principles of the institution.

Mãe de Deus Hospital believes that the participation and close association of patient family members are essential for recovery, so Mãe de Deus Hospital daily provide services that meet not only the patient but also to the patient’s close relations. The give care and respect to all, and that transits in the hospital environment.

It has double accreditation by the National Accreditation Organization and Joint Commission International, for its excellence in care and commitment to patient safety, its currently the only hospital in south of Brazil double accreditation. In addition, the institution is the 2nd in Latin America and the 1st in the South Region to achieve the Plane tree certification, winning a unanimous maximum score with the American Evaluation Committee.

The hospital accommodates a total of 380 beds, a team of highly trained professionals and specialized clinical staff, comprising of over 1,700 accredited doctors, with 2,000 advanced technology equipment, in a constructed area of approximately 55 thousand m².

Various facilities and services are available in the Hospital, Customer Relations Center, religious support service delivered by the Sisters of Health Pastoral, and other amenities such as restaurant, cafeteria, gift shop, pharmacy, beauty salon, cashier electronic, post office and parking by the access of Rua Costa are also available inside the Hospital for everyone’s comfort and convenience.

To carry out the hospitalization the patient must have in hand the following documents:
•CPF and GR, or a driver's license in which such data.
•Birth Certificate of minors who do not have RG.
•Request for hospitalization provided by the doctor, with date, stamp and signature
•Patient's CPF and RG.
The patient who completes his hospitalization through a health plan must present, besides the cited documents, the following:

•Covenant Card.
•Guide to requesting hospitalization with diagnosis, CID number (International Code of Diseases), AMB Code (referring to the procedure to be performed) and name of procedure, stamp and signature of the doctor.
•Authorization of the health plan for hospitalization and for special materials and medicines, if applicable.
All patients who are admitted to the Mãe de Deus Hospital, are recommended to have some guidelines to facilitate their stay at the Hospital and elude any inconveniences.
The hospital encourages hospitalized patients to refer their medical records. For this, it is essential to request and combine a schedule with the care team. Close

Clinica General Alemana

Vitacura, Santiago, Chile
Joint Commission International

Clínica Alemana de Santiago S.A, subsequently renamed “Corporación Chileno-Alemana de Beneficencia” (Chilean-German Charitable Corporation)... Read More

Clínica Alemana de Santiago S.A, subsequently renamed “Corporación Chileno-Alemana de Beneficencia” (Chilean-German Charitable Corporation) in the year 2000, it is a charitable foundation established in 1905, it is situated at Vitacura 5951, Santiago, Chile, it is a branch of “Sociedad de Beneficencia Hospital Alemán”.

Early 20th century, the German community determination in Chile led to establishing the first Clínica Alemana situated on Dávila Street. The hospital, was eventually sold to a bank workers retirement fund ("Caja Bancaria de Pensiones"). The earnings of the sale, combined with the valuable support of the German Evangelical Center for Development Assistance ("Evangelische Zentralstelle fur Entwicklungdhilfe"), were used to construct the Clínica Alemana at its existing location. The new structure which was opened to the public in 1973.

The visionary developers of Clínica Alemana decided to construct the new facility in the midst of a pleasant residential area, now at the heart of Santiago’s strategically-located eastern sector.

The clinic hires qualified professionals and have various facilities, which enables it concentrate its resources and determinations to improve the health and welfare of the community it serves.

With over 10 years of providing medical services and healthcare for international patients, the international patient service of Clínica Alemana accommodates over 3000 patients from more than 60 different countries per annum, with 58 medical specialties and subspecialties available at the clinic. Efforts are made to optimize the patient’s time away from home.

The Service provides coordination at no supplementary charge medical appointment, exams, checkups, hospitalization, emergency care, and, when requested, a second medical opinion for diagnosis and treatment.

Clínica Alemana accepts payment for medical care supported by a guarantee of payment from various international insurance companies, if it is established by your health insurance. Coordination is carried out by bilingual nurses if needed who are the patient’s point-of-contact from the beginning to the end of all medical attention at the Clinic.

Clínica Alemana is advantageously situated in the locality called Vitacura, one of the most developed and modern areas of Santiago. The vicinity is close to shopping centers, parks, hotels and restaurants enables visitors to combine medical attention with tourism and relaxation. Santiago provides easy access to coastal cities such as Viña del Mar, several downhill ski centers and Chile’s principal airport, which offers flights to tourist destinations in other parts of the country as the Atacama Desert in the north and Torres del Paine National Park in the south of Chile. Close

Sirio Libanes

São Paulo - SP, Brazil
Joint Commission International

The Sírio-Libanês Hospital is one of the most important hospitals in Brazil and South America. It is one of the most well-known health facil... Read More

The Sírio-Libanês Hospital is one of the most important hospitals in Brazil and South America. It is one of the most well-known health facilities in Brazil due to the high quality of care.

Syrian-Lebanese is an international reference center on health. Through its service units, and also through its efforts of social responsibility, teaching and research, it helps an increasing number of Brazilians to have a better and healthier life. This includes more than 120,000 patients treated annually in its facilities and also citizens who benefit from public-p cooperation Rivada , projects in support of the Unified Health System (SUS) and the widespread medical knowledge in their programs formation.

The humanization of service, pioneering and excellence are the bases of the work of the Syrian-Lebanese and are part of its origin. The institution emerged in 1921 when a group of immigrants from the Syrian-Lebanese community in Brazil met to create a project that would reciprocate the warm welcome they received in the country. The Beneficent Society of Ladies was created, a philanthropic entity that still maintains the institution.

Structure and services

With a constructed area of approximately 100,000 m² in the neighborhood of Bela Vista, in São Paulo, it serves more than 40 specialties and has 466 beds (data from May 2016), of which 47 in the Intensive Care Unit. A large ongoing expansion program will bring this capacity to 710 beds by the end of 2016. The investment in social responsibility will also have an exponential increase, rising from R $ 80 million per year to R $ 150 million in the same period.

The institution combines a multi - disciplinary clinical team the latest technology. Over the years, it has achieved pioneering achievements, such as the inauguration of the first Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in Brazil in 1971 and participation in the first robot-guided tele-surgery performed in the Southern Hemisphere in 2000.

Its area of activity covers preventive medicine programs, emergency and emergency medical care, highly complex therapeutic internments and rehabilitation, among other services. A work recognized with the seal of the Joint Commission International (JCI), the world's most important body of hospital quality control.

The Sírio-Libanês Hospital makes every effort to get to know everything about you and to offer each patient individual care. Every day Sírio-Libanês Hospital welcomes people from many different countries, and have set up a specialist team for this purpose. They will find out what you need and give you all the help they can. Close

Hospital Samaritano Sao Paulo

São Paulo - SP, Brazil
Joint Commission International

With 121 years of activities, the Samaritan Hospital of São Paulo stands out for excellence and humanization in health care.
The Hospital C... Read More

With 121 years of activities, the Samaritan Hospital of São Paulo stands out for excellence and humanization in health care.
The Hospital Complex has 319 beds of hospitalization and Intensive Care Unit, in addition to a Surgical Center with 14 rooms for performing procedures of high complexity.

In 2004, the Hospital was accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI), becoming the third private general hospital in Brazil to be recognized nationally and internationally by the most important quality standards certifying body of health institutions in the world, and reaccredited three times, being the last in 2014.

Accreditation attests to the efficiency of the processes adopted by the Samaritan, demonstrating standards of excellence and safety for their clients and professionals. With more than 5,000 accredited doctors, in addition to a team of more than 2,300 highly qualified staff, the Samaritan is a philanthropic institution, considered one of the Hospitals of Excellence by the Ministry of Health to carry out assistance projects, research, teaching and support in the management of public hospitals.

It is a hospital specialized in Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Orthopedics, Oncology, Urology, Gynecology and Perinatology, Trauma and Transplantation, with complete and integrated care to patients. Offers 24-hour Specialized Emergency Service in Orthopedics, Cardiology, Neurology and Trauma.

Institute of Knowledge Teaching and Research - ICEP

In its constant search for excellence in the area of health, the Hospital Samaritano has been promoting new ways of thinking and organizing the work processes in Health and for this new types of knowledge are necessary that go beyond the technical-scientific knowledge: to work in team, think of the organization as a whole, act on the basis of anticipatory reasoning.

To this end, the hospital has the Institute of Knowledge Education and Research (ICEP), which is dedicated to producing and disseminating knowledge and innovation, integrating teaching and research as drivers of health care quality.

By recognizing the health work environment as a learning scenario, ICEP assumes a methodological approach that focuses on in-service training and enables the construction of knowledge and critical thinking, essential conditions for consolidating technical competence, ethics and responsibility of their professionals. Close

About the Hospital

Founded in 1853 by the Italian Society of Charities in Buenos Aires, the Italian Hospital of Buenos Aires is a non-pro... Read More

About the Hospital

Founded in 1853 by the Italian Society of Charities in Buenos Aires, the Italian Hospital of Buenos Aires is a non-profit civil association dedicated to general and highly complex medicine.

The assistance, teaching and research are the institutional pillars that, with a great vision of the future, established their founders and that today, more than a century and a half of its creation, the Hospital keeps current with the same passion.

Profile of the institution

Each year, the Hospital attends 2,950,000 consultations, manages 47,000 discharges and performs 51,000 surgical procedures in its 41 operating theaters. It has a capacity of 785 beds, of which 200 are for critical care, and has 800 beds of home medicine. Its work team is made up of 9000 people: 3400 doctors, 3300 members of the health staff and 2300 people from the administrative sectors.

As for the assistance it provides, the Italian Hospital has more than 40 medical specialties, a complete diagnostic and treatment equipment, and a recognized professional staff. In addition, it has its own university that dictates careers in Nursing, Medicine, Biochemistry and Pharmacy, and the Institute of Basic Sciences and Experimental Medicine.

The Hospital achieved the accreditation in quality and safety granted by the Joint Commission International

In 2015 the Italian hospital achieved accreditation as an Academic Hospital, granted by the Joint Commission International. This prestigious organization audited more than 1,200 measuring elements with the most demanding international standards. In this way, it evaluated the quality and safety of attention, and the teaching and research activity. Close