Ministry of Health studies inclusion of artificial intelligence in SUS

The Ministry of Health wants to implement new technologies in the Unified Health System (SUS). The goal is to expand the population’s access to increasingly universal, agile and quality public health. One of the ideas, for example, is to incorporate artificial intelligence (AI) into customer service services. All this would be done through a program … Read more

Senate approves fetal echocardiogram and ultrasound for pregnant women in SUS — Senado News

The Senate approved a bill that guarantees the performance of echocardiograms and ultrasounds for pregnant women in the public health network. O PLC 130/2018 proceeds to sanction. Presented in 2016 by the then federal deputy and now senator Weverton (PDT-MA), the proposal determines that the units of the Unified Health System (SUS) include the performance … Read more

High-cost drugs are provided free of charge by SUS in Paraná

The State Department of Health (Sesa) reinforces to the population that, through the Unified Health System (SUS), it provides free high-cost medicines for the treatment of various diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, type 1 diabetes mellitus, Crohn’s, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, chronic kidney failure and 90 other types of diseases. They are part of the … Read more

SUS queue has almost 1 million patients waiting for elective surgeries | newspaper today

SUS queue has almost 1 million patients waiting for elective surgery Patients who need the public health network in Brazil andface a drama waiting for elective surgeries, which are scheduled and are not as urgent. According to the survey to which the newspaper today had access, the queue of Health Unic System (SUS) for this … Read more

Tax reform can make health plans more expensive and overload the SUS, points out the sector; understand – Money Times

The health sector is studying a maximum rate of up to 5%, ideally for part of the chain to have access to a total exemption.(Image: REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli) A Chamber of Deputies created a working group together with the special secretariat for tax reform of the Ministry of Finance to advance the agenda in the Congress … Read more

Chamber approves project that provides assistance to autistic in rehabilitation centers in SUS – News

17/05/2023 – 19:27 Bruno Spada/Chamber of Deputies Deputy Josenildo, rapporteur of the bill The Chamber of Deputies approved this Wednesday (17) a bill that refers assistance to people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to specialized rehabilitation centers existing in the Care Network for Persons with Disabilities (RCPD). Due to the changes, the proposal returns to … Read more

Health incorporates two drugs against anemia into the SUS

The Ministry of Health incorporated into the Unified Health System (SUS) two drugs for the treatment of anemia. Ferripolymaltose and ferric carboxymaltose are expected to be available in the public health system within 180 days. According to the folder, ferripolymaltose is indicated for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia and intolerance to ferrous sulfate, while … Read more

National Health Council – On World Lupus Day, CNS plenary brings to debate the attention in the SUS with the treatment of the disease

Lupus is a rheumatic, autoimmune disease that can affect multiple organs and tissues, such as the skin, joints, kidneys and brain. In more serious cases, if not treated properly, it can lead to death. The care and attention that the Unified Health System (SUS) should have with people with lupus in Brazil was one of … Read more

SUS: What Brazil is teaching the British health service

photo caption, Nahima is a community health worker in London Article information Author, Naomi Grimley Role, BBC Global Health Correspondent May 10, 2023 Knocking on the doors of houses to check people’s health and detect problems before they get worse is a common practice in Brazil. But could this approach work in the UK? Agents … Read more

Cancer detection in the SUS is a challenge for 70% of favela residents

The biggest difficulties for residents of favelas across the country in accessing cancer diagnosis and treatment are the delay in scheduling exams (82%) and access to health institutions (69%). The information is part of the research Oncoguide “Perceptions and priorities of cancer in Brazilian favelas”carried out by DataFavela and Instituto Locomotiva. The survey was released … Read more