Guatemala's private hospitals go state-of-the-art

Guatemala's private hospitals are acquiring state-of-the-art machinery, including nuclear medicine equipment that can detect the evolution of epilepsy.

Friday, May 16, 2008

Engineers were working this week on the installation of a new magnetic resonance machine in the Centro Médico hospital. The machine permits simultaneous examination of the head, neck, thorax and abdomen, explained César Paiz, head of the readiology department.

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Private Medicine in Central America

October 2014

The increase in the use of medical policies and a greater culture of prevention explains the 15% increase in the demand for private hospitals in the region expected for this year.

Despite the economic difficulties faced by each country in the region, demand in this sector has not diminished, as 60% ​​of service users have private medical insurance.

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