Friday, 22 March 2019 | 01:34 WIB

Health Minister Inaugurates Integrated Cardiology Center at Dr Sarjito Hospital

Health Minister Inaugurates Integrated Cardiology Center at Dr Sarjito Hospital (special)

YOGYAKARTA, NNC - Indonesia Minister of Health Nila F Moeloek inaugurated the Integrated Heart Center Service (PJT) at Dr Sardjito Hospital, Yogyakarta.

The Minister of Health also reviews simulations of one-stop cardiac services ranging from noninvasive examinations / diagnoses to rehabilitation, invasive cardiac procedures (cardiac catheterization and cardiac surgery) and intensive care.

Heart services need to be increased to reduce mortality. Because, cardiovascular disease has been a major cause of global death for more than 15 years. The World Health Organization (WHO) also estimates that at least 17.9 million people, equivalent to 31% of global deaths die from cardiovascular disease in 2016.

The increasing burden of cardiovascular disease, especially in the province of Yogyakarta and the high demand for the provision of services oriented to patient safety as the implementation of Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation, Dr. Sardjito General Hospital has made cardiovascular services one of the superior services of the Hospital.

Heart and blood vessel services at Dr. RSUP Sardjito experienced a rapid development.

The Heart Service Track of Dr. Sarjito Hospital

In 1994, the concept of developing heart services had begun with the establishment of the Heart Functional Medical Unit (SMF) and the Heart Care Installation (IRJAN) of Dr. RSUP. Sardjito.

In 1995, the right heart catheterization procedure with a simple C-arm and the first heart surgery was performed at Dr. RSUP Sardjito.

In 1999 the hospital re-inaugurated a catheterization laboratory (cathlab) for coroangiographic procedures.

In 2001, coronary intervention measures per cutaneous (IKP) began to be implemented.

In 2003 Dr. RSUP Sardjito was appointed by the Minister of Health of the Republic of Indonesia to become a Tertiary Heart Referral Service Center and then the Director of RSUP Dr. Sardjito issued a decree establishing the Heart Team to provide a complete heart service consisting of experts related to heart services, such as Cardiologists, Heart Surgery (BTKV) , Anesthesia, and Children (sub Cardiology).

In 2004, RSUP Dr. Sardjito inaugurated the Integrated Heart Center (PJT) in the IRNA 1 building.

In 2012, the coverage of heart services at Dr. Sardjito General Hospital expanded, namely by conducting electrophysiological studies (EP) and ablation for heart rhythm abnormalities (arrhythmias) with radiofrequency ablation generators. The development of research in the field of cardiology was initiated by creating a registry of atrial septal defect diseases.

In 2014, Dr. Sardjito General Hospital through KSM Heart in collaboration with the Indonesian Cardiovascular Intervention Association (PIKI) professional organization began to conduct education in sub-specialist / fellowship (hospital-based) interventionists.

In 2018, KSM Heart opened an echocardiography fellowship under the collaboration of the Indonesian Society of Echocardiography (ISE) professional organization.

About PJT

Along with increasing the volume and type of service, RSUP Dr. Sardjito has arranged the construction of a PJT building by utilizing the Menza building and the Wijaya Kusuma pavilion covering an area of ​​5,473 m2 since 2013.

The construction of an 8-storey building covering an area of ​​20,736m is calculated to be completed in 5 fiscal years, namely from 2014 to 2018. The use of buildings is not only to support cardiovascular services, but also used for VIP inpatient rooms, PICUs and fast operating rooms. track.

The soft opening of the heart-blood vessel service in the PJT building was held on August 17, 2018 to coincide with the celebration of the 73rd Independence Day of the Republic of Indonesia.

RSUP Dr. Sardjito collaborated to build a national hospital network through the Academic Health System (AHS) with Dr. RSUP Soeradji Tirtonegoro, UGM Hospital, RSPAU Dr. S. Hardjolukit, RSUD Banyumas and collaborated on international networks with National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH), Apollo New Delhi Hospital India and Xian Hospital China.