HCor

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The HCor Research Institute was opened in 2007. From the beginning, it was designed to have the development, execution, and publication of large and high impact clinical studies as major differentials.The studies prepared by the HCor Research Institute have always been focused on topics such as clinical impact, changes in national and international guidelines, influence on health policies, improvement of clinical practice, immediate practical applicability within the scenario of prevention, and treatment of priority diseases.Due to the pandemic of the new coronavirus, HCor has redesigned some flows and processes to provide a safe environment for its patients, doctors, and employees. It also implemented strict security and screening protocols for the care units to continue providing comprehensive care to patients. Thus, the most secure HCor was created.From HCor Safer, the hospital has exclusive and independent flows for patients with respiratory complaints and for those with other clinical conditions. First aid, medical offices, diagnostic centers, operating room, hemodynamic rooms, and inpatient units are adapted to ensure agility and safety in the provision of medical care.• Exclusive emergency room to assist patients with flu syndrome;n• Separate entrances for the general emergency room and the flu syndrome emergency room;n• Team of doctors and nurses dedicated to each emergency room;n• Computed tomography equipment exclusively for patients with respiratory complaints and patients with other clinical conditions;n• Respect for social distance in waiting rooms and availability of masks and gel alcohol in the entire structure.• Exclusive office building separate from the hospital complex; n• Screening point for temperature measurement and brief clinical questionnaire;n• Respect for social distance in waiting rooms and availability of masks and gel alcohol in the entire structure.• Complete unit to perform laboratory and image exams separated from the hospital environment;n• Temperature measurement when doctors, nurses, collaborators, and patients access the unit;n• The use of masks is mandatory. Gel alcohol dispensers are available throughout the structure;n• Waiting rooms with furniture that respects social distance;n• Longer intervals between exams to avoid potential crowding in waiting rooms.• Previous questionnaire applied by telephone to survey the clinical situation for respiratory symptoms;n• Patients perform a COVID-19 test prior to admission (with priority in the results);n• Room admission ;n• Exclusive surgical centers to assist patients with respiratory complaints and other needs;n• Social distance in RPA (Post-anesthetic recovery);• Chemotherapy and radiation therapy are located outside the hospital environment; n• Screening process for temperature measurement and brief clinical questionnaire .; n• Respect for social distance in waiting rooms;n• Availability of masks and gel alcohol throughout the structure. n• Reduction in the number of companions per patient.

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, Brazil

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