Sunday, June 13

The Vithas Medimar Hospital enables two charging points for electric vehicles

The Vithas Medimar Hospital already has two charging points for electric vehicles installed by Endesa X. The objective is to facilitate the use of non-polluting vehicles for patients and their families who come to the hospital.

The chargers have been installed in the car park of the main building and, through the 22kW semi-fast technology, allow the charging of a vehicle between approximately one hour and an hour and a half (depending on the vehicle’s previous charge percentage and its characteristics) , recharge times according to the needs of the users of a center of these characteristics.

“Vithas Medimar and Vithas Alicante hospitals have been working for years on environmental sustainability measures and systems as a sign of our firm commitment to the environment, therefore, we have wanted to go one step further with the installation of two recharging points in order to favor the use of these vehicles both in our patients and in our professionals ”, explained Dr. Carlos Yago, manager of the Vithas Hospitals in Alicante.

Environmental commitment

Vithas’s commitment to the environment aims to reduce greenhouse gases and the preferential use of green energy in its network of 19 hospitals and 29 medical centers to also take care of environmental health. As a consequence of this plan, Vithas has already provided 100% renewable electrical energy sources to all its hospitals. Specifically, in 2020, Vithas decreased its global energy consumption for the sixth consecutive year and reduced CO2 emissions by 772.5 tons, equivalent to planting 2,068 trees.

The installation of these energy points in the hospital center responds to Vithas’ commitment to the environment and is part of the agreement reached, at the beginning of 2020, with EndesaX, which contemplates the installation of these “energy islands” in most of the Group’s hospitals.

Chargers available 24 hours

The chargers will be available in the hospital parking lot 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. To be able to recharge, users will have to have the Endesa X application, Juice Pass (available on IOs and Android) to activate the service and start the process. It will not be necessary to register to use the app, since it will also be possible to recharge and pay in a timely manner with a credit card.

Vithas hospitals are safe hospitals

The 19 hospitals in Vithas are safe hospitals for patients and professionals thanks to the implementation of strict security protocols against covid-19. Among the implemented measures, the establishment of of differentiated circuits: one for people with symptoms compatible with covid-19, and another for the rest of the patients.

Further, we supply masks and hydroalcoholic gel to all people who go to the hospital for any reason. What’s more, the Group is conducting massive virus detection tests on all staff, which is equipped with all the necessary self-protection measures.

A security that has always been reinforced thanks to the fact that all Vithas hospitals implement the strict protocols of the Joint Commission International, a world reference body that accredits patient safety and healthcare excellence.

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Vithas’s commitment: accredited quality of care, personal and long-term service

Vithas’ strategic commitment is that all health care is endorsed by the standards of the most prestigious international quality accreditation, the Joint Commission International. Only 15 prestigious hospitals in Spain have such accreditation and recognition, and three of them are part of Vithas, in Madrid, Malaga and Granada. Each year Vithas treats its patients more than 5,200,000 times in its 19 hospitals and 29 medical centers. The 48 centers are distributed throughout the national territory and include the hospitals of Alicante, Almería, Benalmádena, Castellón, Granada, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Lleida, Madrid, Malaga, Seville, Tenerife, Vigo, Valencia and Vitoria -Gasteiz. The 29 medical centers are located in Alicante, Elche, El Ejido, Fuengirola, Granada, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Lleida, Madrid, Malaga, Nerja, Pontevedra, Rincón de la Victoria, Sanxenxo, Seville, Torre del Mar, Torremolinos, Vilagarcía de Arousa, and Vitoria-Gasteiz. Vithas also has more than 300 extraction points throughout Spain in the Vithas Lab network of laboratories. Its PlazaSalud24 purchasing center, a benchmark in the sector, serves 46 hospitals, 46 medical centers and 40 medical centers.

Vithas has a stake in the leading hospital project in the Balearic Islands, the Juaneda Assistance Network, which has 5 hospitals and a wide network of medical centers throughout the region.

Vithas’s commitment to accredited quality healthcare and personalized service is linked to the strong support and long-term vision of Vithas shareholders: Goodgrower, who controls 80% of the capital, and CriteriaCaixa, with the remaining 20%.

With a growth model based on geographic diversification and sustainability, Vithas plans to continue consolidating its national presence both with the opening of new centers and through acquisitions and strategic agreements.

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