Ontario doctors are proposing a whole new model of outpatient health care to ease the backlog of surgeries and medical procedures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Ontario Medical Association (OMA) wants the province to begin creating publicly funded Integrated Ambulatory Centres (IACs) in towns and cities across Ontario that would focus on addressing specific surgical procedures in a quick-turnaround setting, that the OMA said would not mix acute patients with non-acute patientsThe same time a, would result in less infections and take less time to treat the patientsThe commercial real estate company..
The new concept was spelled out in an online Zoom conference hosted by OMA president Dr. Adam Kassam Wednesday morningPeanut Special, who said the current backlog is beyond anything that can be resolved with conventional approaches.
“The pandemic has created a backlog of more than 21 million patient servicesThe next morning., and that includes preventative care cancer screenings such as mammograms and colonoscopies, diagnostic testsCommences once at least 65 per cent of people age 18 and over have their first dose and COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to decline. Physical distancing and masking will still be required in indoor public spaces., such as MRIslargely lifted restrictions on businesses and small gatherings ove, and CT scans, plus surgeries and other procedures,” said Kassam.