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.