Frequently Asked Questions
Quality care close to home- HIMAHEALTH is a service provided by Grupo HIMA San Pablo, a hospital group in Puerto Rico. Grupo HIMA has been treating patients since 1978 and has expanded to include four hospitals with more than 1,100 beds, positioning the group as the leader in Puerto Rico's healthcare system. HIMAHEALTH's hospitals are fully accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO); an independent, not-for-profit organization recognizing U.S. hospitals that meet highly-set performance standards. With JCAHO-accredited hospitals and U.S.-trained and board-certified physicians, HIMAHEALTH can be entrusted with their patients' well being.
On average, HIMAHEALTH medical procedures cost 50 to 70 percent less than treatments in U.S. mainland hospitals. For example, a Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) that costs up to $120,000 in the mainland U.S. is just $25,000 to $35,000 at HIMAHEALTH. Remember, saving money on health care by utilizing HIMAHEALTH certainly does not mean a lack of quality service.
Puerto Rico is easily accessible by more than 20 direct flights from almost every major U.S. city. Airlines flying into San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport include American, Continental, Delta, USAir, United, Jet Blue, Northwest, Iberia, Spirit, and Air Canada. HIMAHEALTH’s concierge services will arrange transportation from the airport to your location in Puerto Rico.
HIMAHEALTH facilities in Puerto Rico abide by stringent ethical principles in all aspects of patient care, medical education, clinical research, community service and in all administrative roles related to those services.
HIMAHEALTH ensures the following:
• An ethical organizational and clinical environment
• Strict adherence to medical protocols
• Commitment to patient education and the utmost respect to patient's values and right to choose
Striving to achieve the highest standards in all clinical and organization activities, HIMAHEALTH recognizes a primary mission to ensure the provision of high quality, clinically necessary and ethically based patient care.