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No one likes hospitals. While it is almost an inevitable part of life to be sick, it doesn’t mean we cannot find ways to make the experience more tolerable. It is already a feat to go through the medical procedure, but does the healing process have to be as discomforting? If the hospital already has a stigma in all of us, it can’t be the most conducive place for healing.
A new, tertiary hospital is rising south of the Metro to meet the health care needs of thousands of people in the areas of Parañaque, Las Piñas, and the National Capital Region – The Premier Medical Center (TPMC) is soon to operate in full swing at the Amvel Business Park in Sucat, Parañaque.
Cancer care has evolved into a complex and highly specialized area of medicine, and as one of the health institution’s centers of excellence, MakatiMed’s Cancer Center has kept up with the latest and newest advancements in oncology. More than its team of skilled professionals—from oncologists to nurses—it’s also known for its multidisciplinary approach to cancer care.
Hospitals and other healthcare providers in the country are encouraged to learn from international experts about how to achieve world-class standards in “Hospital Infection Control” and “Management of Medication and Patient Safety” in the workshops to be held at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) Conference Center on March 11 to 13, 2013.
The Philippines established its Medical Tourism Program back in 2006—and now, a little over six years later, we can say that while results have not been as quick as first envisioned, the country’s efforts to become a regional healthcare hub are slowly but surely bearing fruit.
By Conchitina Sevilla Bernardo
There truly comes a time in life when one must give back. It is an unwritten commandment phrased is so many ways. The Bible says, “When someone has been given much; much will be required in return” (Luke 12:48). Buddha: “You can only lose what you cling to.” And Mahatma Gandhi: “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”
With the growing population and aging people on the rise all over the world comes bigger demand for healthcare. WHO declares that in order to avoid huge hospital bills, people are encouraged to be more cautious of their health even before chronic illness strikes. Aesthetic centers are also booming as more people search for youthful looks and longevity.
MANILA, Philippines – The 2nd Workshop for Implementing International Accreditation Standards was successfully held last 27-29 February 2012 at the Development Academy of the Philippines. Joining the faculties from NABH International (seated fifth from left) Dr. Arati Verma and Dr. Parag Rindani are HealthCORE executive director Joyce-Socao-Alumno and the following participants: Joanne Michelle Arceo, Edison Guevarra, [...]
In line with the Philippine government’s thrust of providing universal access to healthcare, the country’s hospitals and healthcare providers were urged to upgrade their standards like what citizens of developed countries are getting in a socialized healthcare system to be efficient. Hospitals and clinics need to be internationally accredited in order for them to be globally competitive and open new markets including foreign patients.
Hospitals, clinics and healthcare professionals seeking information on how to tap the global healthcare market now have access to the most credible and most complete information source: “The 1st Philippine Global Healthcare Forum” on Nov. 11, 2011 at the Auditorium of the newly-built NKTI Diagnostic Center in Quezon City. Medical Tourism, also known as Global [...]
The ConsumerBy Linda B. Bolido
Hospitals may not be the place to go if you are trying to avoid getting sick. Israeli researchers have reportedly found that hospital attire do harbor some very nasty organisms. Results of the study were published recently in the American Journal of Infection Control and reported by msnbc.com health writer JoNel Aleccia. Researchers collected samples [...]