The functional units are the result of applying a healthcare model that brings together different professionals (specialists, case managers, etc.) who participate in the same clinical process in a common workspace and decision-making process, with the aim of achieving better treatment for the patient.
This healthcare model proposes a change in the paradigm of everyday healthcare activity, and is based on defined schedules for each process, interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary organization, decision-making by consensus and integrated resource management.
The functional units of the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau are underpinned by organizational agreements between the various professionals and Services in order to provide a single, well-ordered and staged response for the treatment of the user. All of this must be achieved based on the values of equality, efficiency and quality.
There is an overview below of some of the functional units at the Hospital: