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“Chile is the Latin American reference in the use of DRGs for clinical management”

What are the Diagnosis Related Groups? Hospitals concentrate a very important part of the resource consumption of the healthcare systems. Therefore, knowing what is "produced" in hospitals is essential to be able to carry out clinical and administrative management. A hospital receives a large number of patients every day. However, unlike other industries, in [...]

2018-07-24T07:56:45+00:00 4 / July / 2018|All, Articles|

Population risk Stratification for Chronicity Management

In the history of medicine, three major eras can be pointed out. One could say that the first era mainly consisted of palliative medicine, the second was hygienic-sanitary and the third one has been mainly curative. All of them have been key to achieving the advances that we have made over the centuries in [...]

2018-07-24T08:12:33+00:00 3 / June / 2018|All, Articles|

Challenges and Trends of the Health Sector in Europe

This week the HIMSS Europe Conference and Exhibition 2018 was held in the Catalan town of Sitges. Organized by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, HIMSS is the largest conference of the health technology sector in Europe. As it happens with its American counterpart, the HIMSS Europe conference has become a reference point [...]

2018-07-23T13:44:49+00:00 30 / May / 2018|All, Articles|

II Sigesa Latam Healthcare Management Seminar

After the success of the first edition in 2017, the 2nd Sigesa Latam Healthcare Management Seminar returns to Santiago, Chile on May 10, 2018. Under the title of "Chile. The Future of Healthcare Management: Analytics, DRGs and Big Data ", the seminar will bring together world experts in health management and data analysis, who [...]

2018-07-23T13:49:40+00:00 17 / April / 2018|Sin categorizar|

25th Anniversary Sigesa

This March, we are celebrating the 25th anniversary of Sigesa! On March 18, 1993 Sigesa was constituted, with the idea of carrying out a difficult but exciting project. Thanks to the Sigesa team, our customers, our suppliers and all those who have trusted us over the years, today we are celebrating this anniversary. A [...]

2018-07-23T13:43:19+00:00 21 / March / 2018|Sin categorizar|

Measuring and improving quality of care at hospitals

Improving quality of care has become a major issue for hospitals. We live a time where patients are becoming more and more demanding, professionals are better trained and medical technology is ever more innovative and helpful. These and many other social and scientific factors have contributed to promote and improve the quality of care provided [...]

2018-03-12T15:25:32+00:00 9 / January / 2018|All, Articles|

Bringing Excellence to Chronic Disease Management (Course)

Chronic diseases, especially non-communicable diseases (NCDs), represent a major challenge to many healthcare systems, because of their prevalence, progressivity and high costs. In Colombia, based on the data from DANE (Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística), in 2016 74% of all deaths were caused by a non-communicable chronic diseases. Of these, 31.7% were due to Ischemic [...]

2018-03-12T15:20:50+00:00 29 / August / 2017|All, News|

Value-Based Healthcare: a new model of care management

lth Care Systems in the long term across the globe is under pressure due to the increases in demand for care and the increases in the costs of providing such assistance. Thess pressures on the system have shifted the focus from a medicine based on volumes to a medicine that focuses on effectiveness and [...]

2018-03-12T15:44:22+00:00 16 / July / 2017|All, Articles|

Event: ‘Healthcare Management & DRG: present and future’

On May 31st, Sigesa will host ‘Healthcare Management & DRG: Present and Future’ at NH Ciudad de Santiago, in Santiago de Chile. The event will bring together Chilean and international experts and advocates in the fields of DRG implementation, healthcare management, clinical coding and healthcare data analytics to exchange views on the impact the [...]

2018-04-12T08:32:06+00:00 5 / May / 2017|All, News|

Building the future. YES, GIRLS CAN!

Today, women represent only 18% of Tech professionals in Spain and around 75% of female STEM graduates abandon the field at some point in their careers. To reverse these statistics, it is important to change the perception young girls have of technical fields. This year, Sigesa will join Build the Future #Makewhatsnext, an event [...]

2018-03-12T13:26:14+00:00 25 / April / 2017|All, News|

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