Quantcast

ebais

Why This Texas Doctor says Costa Rica’s Health Care System Beats The US

Why This Texas Doctor says Costa Rica’s Health Care System Beats The US

Q COSTA RICA (Internationaliving.com) I was sitting on our cantilevered terrace, listening to birdsong and the river flowing below me. I pondered the 11,000-foot-tall Volcano Irazú in the distance. From the top of the tallest volcano in the country, it’s possible to see both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans on a clear day. Suddenly there […]

Drones Will Deliver Medicine To Remote Areas of Costa Rica

Drones Will Deliver Medicine To Remote Areas of Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA) Eight remote towns in Talamanca and  Valle La Estrella starting in 2017 will receive drugs via drones, thanks to a new government program by the Ministry of Health. Operated by the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS), clinics (Ebais)  in the remote communities will receive the medication, reducing the waiting time to less than […]

Does Public Healthcare (Caja) Deserve to Survive?

Does Public Healthcare (Caja) Deserve to Survive?

(QBLOGS) The Caja (Caja Costaricense del Seguro Social – CCSS) has tried and tried to provide quasi-public healthcare for 70 years only to face an insurmountable deficit, long lines, a shortage of doctors, much needed medical equipment, and minor league patient care. The original intent was or is admirable, but reality is not. Why not […]