Visit to Polyclinic No. 1 of the Kirov Clinical Diagnostic Centre 2017-08-05 18:00:00 Kirov The President visited Polyclinic No. 1 of the Kirov Clinical Diagnostic Centre as part of his working trip to the Kirov Region. The facility has been participating in the Economical Polyclinic pilot federal project since April 2017. The project aims at increasing accessibility and quality of medical services. Vladimir Putin toured the polyclinic and learned about the operation of the admissions office. According to Head Doctor Sofya Voitko, as a result of project implementation, waiting time in the medical treatment room has fallen by two thirds to 10 minutes, while the time spent on each patient increased threefold to nine minutes. Surgeon Andrei Kosolapov told the President about a comprehensive medical information system (KMIS). All of the polyclinic’s medical staff are connected to it. KMIS units with a high degree of protection are installed at the doctors’ and nurses’ electronic workplaces; the system electronically stores patients’ records. The effective management of the processes, routing, and electronic queues help to save patients’ time. The President was accompanied during the visit by Healthcare Minister Veronika Skvortsova, First Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office Sergei Kiriyenko, Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Volga Federal District Mikhail Babich, and Acting Governor of the Kirov Region Igor Vasilyev.