GHP Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Awards 2018

GHP / 2018 Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Awards 23 g Best for Thoracic Surgery 2018 - Germany professional education of all of the staff ensures high quality of medical care for all patients. The department of internal medicine/ pneumology also encompasses a range of practices, including endoscopy, pneumological oncology, palliative care, pneumological intensive care, allergology, infectology and the facility’s sleeping laboratory. The sleeping laboratory in the Specialist Hospital Coswig is certified by the German society for sleep science and sleep medicine (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Schlafforschung und Schlafmedizin DGSM e. V.). Another key department in the hospital is its anaesthetics/ intensive care centre, led chief physician Dr. Kraßler. The department has extensive knowledge and the most modern standards for postoperative pain management within the areas of thoracic surgery and oncology. Annually, more than 2.000 aesthetic procedures are performed, and the department is supported by the departments of thoracic surgery and internal medicine/pneumology. Key areas in the field of anaesthesiology are narcosis and pain-elimination procedures for all surgical and diagnostic interventions at the Specialist Hospital in Coswig. Administration of double- lumen intubation-techniques with fibrotic position control, independent lung ventilation (including high-frequency jet- ventilation), pain management in chronic diseases and tumour patients are also provided in the area of anaesthesiology. The hospital also highly encourages the involvement of the relatives of patients in this unit. Thanks to this policy, the intensive care unit has been awarded with the certificate “Relative Friendly Intensive Care Unit” (Angehörigenfreundliche Intensivstation) and welcomes visitors daily from 10 am onwards. The weaning centre for artificial ventilation and the implementation of ultra-protective artificial ventilation with the means of a veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO-Therapy) complete the competences at the Specialist Hospital in Coswig. Ultimately, it is this vast array of practices and the firm’s vast team of experience staff that helps Specialist Hospital Coswig to achieve the success it enjoys today, and moving forward patient-centred care will remain a key focus for the facility as it seeks to achieve even greater success on their behalf. Company: Specialist Hospital Coswig GmbH Contact: Florian Feldwieser Address: Neucoswiger Str. 21, 01640 Coswig, Germany Phone: 0049 3523 65410 Website: