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MIL OSI-C. Region: Latin/Latin America

Source: the Republic-of-Brazil-2

Brasília (DF), 30/04/2020 – System of innovation in Brazil, in the care of hospital patients and shall enter into force on the coming Tuesday (05). Innovation in telemedicine is a pilot project developed by the Armed Forces Hospital (HFA) in Brasilia, in partnership with the Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein and Instituto Laura Fressatto. The new feature is made possible through the co-operation agreement between the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation, and Communication.The system, which has been given the name of a Smart-HFA, is a digital platform for health care online. The innovation allows for the triage, medical Artificial Intelligence (a Robot, Laura), call it with the medical doctors at the Albert Einstein-and, if that is the case, then forward it to the customer face-to-face in the HFA.

The Director of the HFA, major General Rui Yutaka Matsuda, noted that the new system will be piloted at the Hospital of the Armed Forces and that “if successful, we will, we will be able to expand to other regions in the country, and even abroad, including the possibility of the platform is to be used in areas of Peace, such as, for example, that it was in the port-au-prince, he said.The new platform will provide users with convenience, speed and security. The use of a system that prevents travel, and exhibitions, you no longer need, allowing it only to patients with a greater need to look at the hospital. The HFA has, on average, 30% of the visits for the month.The Smart-HFA will help to avoid the agglomeration of people in the hospital, and to minimize the possibility of contamination of the COVID-19, for both the patient and the health-care professional. The Director of the HFA, the platform of satellite-enhanced telemedicine has arrived at the time outstanding, given the pandemic of the new coronavirus,” he said. The Smart-HFA is also used to do the mapping, and the follow-up of the Covid-19 and in the military community and its beneficiaries, the region and the Federal District,” he said in the General Perspective.The service is free of charge and is available 24 hours, every day of the week. Simply sign in via your smartphone, tablet, or computer, on the website of the HFA (, click on the “SMART-HFA” and follow the directions.Find out more in this video[embedded content]

The call shall come into force on the 5th of may, but it is working for the completion of the registration process, necessary for the use of the service, in addition to the HFA. If you have any questions regarding the new system, the HFA provides a Service to the User, who will be working from Monday to Friday, from 7 to 12 o’clock by phone (61) 3966-2200.By Maristella MarszalekFoto: release HFAAssessoria for Social Communication (Ascom), Ministry of Defence, (61) 3312-4071

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