PBZ Group donated a modern EEG device to the Special Hospital for Orthopedics and Rehabilitation "Martin Horvat" Rovinj - Rovigno
Rovinj, March 2022 - As part of its project "I do good every day" PBZ Group, part of the Intesa Sanpaolo Group, continues to help children and youth throughout Croatia, as evidenced by its latest donation to the Special Hospital for Orthopedics and Rehabilitation "Martin Horvat" Rovinj - Rovigno. The donation in the amount of HRK 225,131 was handed over by Mladenka Dubravac, Chief Public Relations Coordinator of PBZ Card, and Vladimir Potočki, Director, Center for Business with Small and Medium Enterprises of PBZ.
Thanks to this donation, the Special Hospital for Orthopedics and Rehabilitation "Martin Horvat" Rovinj - Rovigno acquired a modern EEG device that will provide early intervention and generally better health care for children with neurological risks from Rovinj and other parts of Istria.
"As a neurologist, I am extremely glad that our Hospital is recognized as a potential worth investing in and that there is such an important project that will benefit our patients the most. Donation of a new EEG video significantly raises the quality of diagnosis and treatment of neurological patients at Rovinj Hospital .The need for modern video EEG arises not only from the basic assessment of a wide range of neurological symptoms in the adult population, but also due to the continued monitoring of patients from the early intervention program further into their adulthood, "said Dr. Matija Sošić, MD spec.neur.
Electroencephalography (EEG) is the most commonly used test in pediatric neurology. It is harmless, painless, non-invasive, cheap and simple, and provides valuable information about the electrical activity of the brain. It is mostly used to diagnose epilepsy. As previously mentioned by my colleague Sošić, we are developing a Center for Early Intervention in Children with Neurorisk and Developmental Disabilities in our Hospital, and this commendable donation of EEG devices will complete offer our services, increase the quality of our work and enable parents and children in one place and in a short time to get more complete information about the difficulties with which they contacted us. ", says dr.sc. Mladen Jašić, MD, pediatrician, subspec. neonatology.
I am extremely honored as the director of the Special Hospital for Orthopedics and Rehabilitation "Martin Horvat" Rovinj-Rovigno that our Institution was part of this project. 220 diagnostic / therapeutic procedures were performed by 2020 and by the end of December of 2008. In 2021, 901 procedures were registered, which represents an increase of 309 %, and in the first months of 2022 we recorded a further increase in procedures. service for the first time and officially introduced as part of the services of our Hospital and as such exists in its entirety as unique in the Istria County ", says the director of the Special Hospital for Orthopedics and Rehabilitation" Martin Horvat "Rovinj-Rovigno, doc.dr.sc. Marinko Rade, M.Sc., MBA.
Donation to the Special Hospital for Orthopedics and Rehabilitation "Martin Horvat" Rovinj - Rovigno is part of the socially responsible business project of PBZ Group, a member of the Intesa Sanpaolo Group, which the Group has been implementing for fourteen years in a row called "Doing good every day". With the funds allocated for this project, the Group supports national, long-term projects for the benefit of children and youth: "Monitoring of children with neurological risks" of the Ministry of Health and "For a better life of children in social care homes" of the Ministry of Labor, Pensions, Family and Social Policy. the needs of the company, allocating one kuna for each transaction made with a Visa card with a heart, at no additional cost to cardholders. The group has so far raised more than HRK 27 million and made a total of 60 donations, including pediatric wards and children's hospitals and social care homes throughout Croatia. More information on the achievements of the project can be found at www.cinimdobro.hr.