In the suburbs district therapists clinics will cease to leave the house

© RIA Novostima help. Archival photoIn the suburbs district therapists clinics will cease to leave the house© RIA Novosti

Local therapists suburban medical institutions will no longer go to the patient’s house within the project «Good clinic» by the end of next year, said the Minister of health of Moscow region Dmitry Matveev on the briefing on the priorities in the health care system of the Moscow region for the year 2019.

«We invite local physicians not to go on house calls so that is the time they now spend on campaigns from door to door, to release to work in the clinic. The district doctor-therapist will be able twice take patients to the clinic, and everyone will be able to get to it,» — said Matveev.

The Minister also noted that house calls will serve a specially created mobile emergency service, which will operate from 8.00 to 20.00 or from 8.00 to 23.00, depending on the need.

In addition to working in the clinic local therapists continue to leave the house to children up to seven years and to the bedsides. The project will also reduce the waiting time of reception specialist. The waiting time in the GP record will not exceed 24 hours.

Changes in the framework of the project «Good clinic» will be initially implemented in six clinics of the region: in the Visible, Balashikha, Krasnogorsk, Moscow region, Taldom, Volokolamsk and Ramenskoye district. In the first half of 2019 it is planned to extend the project to the clinic for another 20 municipalities, and by the end of the year in medical facilities throughout the region.