Sorina Pintea

HealthMin Pintea: We will continue the "undercover patients" method in hospitals

Health Minister Sorina Pintea stated on Tuesday in Timisoara that the "undercover patients" method would be further used in hospitals, in order to discover any kind of irregularities, not just the possible cases of bribe taking/giving. "We continue. So far, we have 14 'undercover' patients.

PM Dancila backs legislative initiative for Colectiv fire victims' medical treatment coverage as long as necessary

Premier Viorica Dancila announced her support for the Colectiv club fire victims' law change proposal so that they should have their medical care costs covered for as long as needed. "I received the letter of the victims of the Colectiv club tragedy and in the last days we looked for solutions to offer them the support they need.

PM Dancila says working visit to US, opportunity to sign documents regarding energy, healthcare

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila mentioned on Friday, in Resita (southwest) that the visit she will conduct to the United States of America next week is a working visit, during which a memorandum will be signed in the domain of Energy, but also a document with the World Bank in the realm of healthcare, reiterating that the delegation she will lead to the US is not there to take pictures, but to o

Health Ministry to reorganize transplant activity with EU funds

The Ministry of Health informed that the transplant activity will be reorganized with funds from the European Union, as over 15.6 million euros are to be used for the development of the National Register in the field, the updating of the guides and protocols, and also for the systematization and simplification of the legislation, a press release from the Ministry of Health shows.

Eighty percent of healthcare managers, unsatisfactory; changes in performance criteria to be fast-tracked

Health Minister Sorina Pintea reiterated on Monday that 80 percent of the managers in the Romanian healthcare system have no place there, adding that implementing changes in performance indicators for managers will be sped up.

HealthMin Pintea: Pay to public healthcare staff, decent; no more need for additional income

Minister of Health Sorina Pintea said on Friday that the pay to the public healthcare staff reached a decent level and that "there is no more need for patients rounding up their income," and the initiative to dispatch undercover patients to public hospitals is not "witch hunt,' but an action designed to enforce the law.

HealthMin Pintea: I hope we have a running information system as of Monday

Healthcare Minister Sorina Pintea stated on Thursday that she hopes for the information system of the health insurance cards to be operational as of Monday. "Just as it was conveyed to me by the President of the House [the National Health Insurance House] and I repeat, the Healthcare Ministry has no authority in this system, as of Monday it could resume to normal.

HealthMin Pintea to demand management of public health insurer be replaced

The Health Ministry is waiting for a report on the healthcare information system to be conducted by the National Health Insurance House (CNAS), Health Minister Sorina Pintea told AGERPRES on Thursday, adding that she will recommend the General Secretariat of the Government to replace the management of CNAS. The insurer's healthcare card information system has been down for 18 days.