Rethinking health care delivery in Jamaica (part 6)
Cancer Center or Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in the United States, specifically focused on cancer care; and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in England. These centres can function at a national or regional level.
In the United States for example, the treatment of stroke, heart attack or trauma at a city level is usually performed at a few hospitals that have demonstrated the ability to manage these conditions quickly, efficiently and effectively. The idea that every hospital is equally capable of dealing with the complexities of every ailment is antiquated, wrong and misguided and often leads to suboptimal care with less than desirable outcomes.
Centre of excellence for Cardiovascular Care in Jamaica