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Playa del Carmen’s Costamed hospital reopens

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. – The Medical Group Costamed has reopened their doors after an extensive remodeling, which included expansions and technical upgrades.

Costamed Group chairman, Dr. Ricardo Segovia Gasque, was part of the official opening ceremony where he announced the hospital’s 25 million peso upgrades. A large portion of the money went toward acquiring high tech medical equipment that will allow the hospital to remain highly operative, offering quality services to patients in Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya.

The newly renovated Costamed hospital ensures the Riviera Maya now has cutting edge technology and services for the benefit of residents and visitors. It also makes them the largest and most modern medical institution in the region.

Some facility upgrades include an intensive care unit with hospital beds equipped with the latest technology including specialized Total Care beds. Additional technology such as monitors and critical care ventilators that provide vital data monitoring and multidimensional Flex Prisma equipment for hemodialysis has also been included.

There is also an area now dedicated to intensive care physicians and nursing area as well as an isolation unit and cath lab and a digital X-ray room and two operating rooms of which one has a C-arm and Polygraph primarily used for heart ailments.

New diagnostic services include a new high-resolution scanner, a high quality image reconstruction system that reduces patient radiation exposure and a scanning system that significantly improves the reliability of the diagnosis.

With the latest expansion, Costamed is now able to offer patients an Emergency and Trauma Center, Center for Gastroenterology and Endoscopy and Advanced Cardiovascular Intervention Center, among others.

Dr. Ricardo Segovia Gasque said this is just the beginning of the expansion project and that they plan to complete the project amount to an investment of around 30 million over the next three years.

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