Copa Star becomes a symbol of quality healthcare in Brazil since it opened in November 2016. The hospital located in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro is different in many aspects comparing to other hospitals in Brazil. Copa Star which took almost three years to complete is run by Rede D’Or São Luiz, a famous healthcare group in Brazil with decades of quality service. The hospital provides a combined experience of sophisticated technology, luxury, comfort, qualified service, and showcases an exceptional architectural design by offering the impression of a five-star hotel. The hospital offers the best treatment options in cardiology and neuropathy with the help of highly qualified and experienced staff.
Copa Star is built in 21,000 square meters and spread over seven floors with the latest technology innovations are added to the environment. All the hospital beds have iPads with the specially designed application of Copa Star for the patients to control the surroundings including changing the airflow, adjusting the temperature, controlling the light intensity, etc. and options to call doctors and nurses using it. Even doctors find it highly useful as they can show the test results and other relevant information to patients easily using the iPads. When the construction of the hospital was started in 2013, people were traveling to Sao Paulo for better treatments. They can enjoy the artworks of Japanese painter Yutaka Toyota in rooms and corridors, and the hospital welcomes everyone with sober and fresh air.
The hospital has a separate way for the staff, and hence, the patients and their relatives can use the corridors freely. Every new staff in the hospital receives a mandatory two months training on various tests and simulations. They get the training on how to handle the emergency situation, how to behave professionally to patients and relatives, what clothes and makes up should be used, etc. The hospital has more than 550 staff that include highly qualified 113 doctors. The recruitment process in Copa Star is rigorous to ensure all the candidates are experts in handling various situations and highly experienced.
Rede D’Or São Luiz is one of the premier hospital networks in Brazil with a presence in São Paulo, Pernambuco, Federal District, and more. Since the group founded in 1977 as a cardio lab, it has grown tremendously with innovation and quality service. Altogether the group has 33 hospitals across the country with 4,960 beds. Apart from running own hospitals, the group has also associated hospitals, training institutes, etc. The group acquired a number of hospitals after 2000 to increase its expansion process, and it conducts 205,000 surgeries in a year through its hospitals. Considering the success of Copa Star, the group plans to expand luxurious hospital concept across the country with works already started for Brasília and São Paulo. View the design at RafArquitetura.Com.