“The virus is raising its head, we have recorded a 50% increase in Covid-19 cases in the last week, the incidence has risen to 853 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants, but the situation in hospitals is not critical. ‘Lazio Regional Health Councilor Alessio D’Amato on the sidelines of the presentation of the Plan for the recovery of waiting lists. “The employment rate – affirms D’Amato – is less than 10% in ordinary hospital wards and less than 4% in intensive care, very far from the alert thresholds “. However, the commissioner renews” the invitation to use the mask, indoors and outdoors in crowded situations “. Plan for the recovery of waiting lists during Covid Almost 48 million euros to recover the surgeries, hospital admissions, specialist outpatient and screening services missed during the Covid-19 pandemic. This is the goal of the extraordinary plan to break down the waiting lists of the Regio ne Lazio, presented this morning by D’Amato together with the President of the Region, Nicola Zingaretti. “An ambitious goal. This Plan is part of a framework of strong investments in public health”, underlines the commissioner. The Operational Plan provides for an extraordinary expenditure commitment in favor of the healthcare companies and hospitals of the Lazio region of 47,970,518 euros, at the same time setting a series of indications that the Lazio hospitals must comply with, in order to comply with the envisaged objectives. Specifically, the approximately 48 million euros are divided as follows by healthcare activity: specialist outpatient clinic 35,388,145.57 euros; surgical operations € 9,946,964.11; oncological screening courses 2,635,408.32 euros. “To set the planned objectives of the Plan, various indicators were analyzed, in detail: for outpatient specialist medicine, the differential in the volumes of services provided in 2019 and 2021 was assessed with an increase in the number and type; for surgical interventions the interventions on the list in January 2022 were assessed, broken down by priority classes; for oncological screening, the differential of the volumes of critical services for the three screening programs provided in 2021 was assessed “, highlights the Department of Health. Finally, the Lazio Region, in addition to guaranteeing the economic resources for the recovery of hospital admissions and outpatient and screening specialist services “provides for an increase in the number of hours of specialist outpatient assistance with internal agreements, concludes the note.
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