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Medical City chair says CEO jeopardizing hospital s future

The ongoing boardroom war in The Medical City took a turn for the worse yesterday after the hospital's chair accused its CEO, Dr. Alfredo Bengzon, of stifling the rights of owners by moving to.....»»

Category: newsSource: philippinetimes philippinetimesJul 12th, 2018

Senate approves 3 bills increasing bed capacity of gov’t hospitals

The Senateon Tuesdayapproved on third and final reading three bills seeking to increase the bed capacity of three government hospitals in Zamboanga City, Surigao del Sur, and Mountain Province. Senator JV Ejercito, chair of the Senate Committee on Health and Demography, said the passage of House Bill Nos. (HBN) 6114, 6742 and 6621 would enable the said hospitals to better serve the people in these provinces. HBN 6114 would double the bed capacity of Luis Hora Memorial Regional Hospital in Bauko, Mt. Province to 200 from its 100 beds, while HBN 6742 would increase the bed capacity of Zamboanga City Medical Center in Zamboanga City at 800 from its current 500 beds. Likewise, HBN 6...Keep on reading: Senate approves 3 bills increasing bed capacity of gov’t hospitals.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 7th, 2018

MPD probes death of Manila City Jail inmate

    An inmate of the Manila City Jail died shortly after being rushed to the Jose Reyes Memorial Medical Center in Sta. Cruz, Manila, according to a police spot.   Initial information from the Manila Police District (MPD) identified the victim as Ramon Guevarra, 58, from Tondo Manila. Manila City Jail's Medical Infirmary said the victim was seen gasping for breath before losing consciousness.   Despite being given first aid by the attending infirmary nurse, Guevarra remained unresponsive, prompting them to rush him to the hospital. Guevarra was declared dead on arrival by hospital physicians.   An initial examination of the victim's body s...Keep on reading: MPD probes death of Manila City Jail inmate.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Dr. Erlinda Burton, eminent anthropologist, 74

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/ 11 September) – Renowned Mindanao-based anthropologist Dr. Erlinda Burton passed away at a local hospital here Tuesday morning. She was 74. She was born in Kalinga Apayao on Nov. 30, 1944. Burton was chair of the Cagayan de Oro Historical Commission and before that, was the director of Museo de […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

‘Military hospital fiasco to open can of worms’

A number of officers and enlisted personnel are eagerly waiting for the court martial of officials recently dismissed from the Armed Forces of the Philippines Medical (AFP) Center in V. Luna, Quezon City, claiming that this will open a can of worms......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 26th, 2018

1 dead, 6 hurt when Isabela trader rams motorcycles

All six riders were rushed to the Ester Garcia Medical Hospital in the city for treatment. Reyes was pursuing the motorcycles, following a fistfight he reportedly lost, said Senior Inspector France.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 24th, 2018

Cop’s teen daughter in drive-by shooting dies

A POLICE officer’s daughter died on August 19, 2018 three days after she was wounded in what is believed to be a drive-by shooting. The 15-year-old daughter of Police Officer 1 (PO1) Edwin Maprangala died exactly 12:05 a.m. Sunday while undergoing treatment at Metro Iloilo Hospital and Medical Center in Jaro, Iloilo City. Ann-Ann succumbed […] The post Cop’s teen daughter in drive-by shooting dies appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

Fetus abandoned in front of Veterans Memorial Medical Center

A fetus, abandoned near a hospital in Quezon City, was discovered Monday morning,according to a police report. Street sweeper Flordeliza Baez found the fetus, hidden inside a bag, along Veterans Memorial Medical Center in Barangay Project 6 at around 6:30 a.m. Personnel of the Police Community Precinct 1 were dispatched at the scene after receiving the report. Police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident. /vvp...Keep on reading: Fetus abandoned in front of Veterans Memorial Medical Center.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

Baguio hospital cleans up creek

BAGUIO CITY — The hospital, which was held responsible for dumping medical waste that polluted a Benguet creek, begun cleaning it up on August 2 right after the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) directed it to retrieve every syringe and biological material that washed down the waterway in July......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsAug 12th, 2018

DOH lauds LGUs, health stakeholders during Salud Bikolnon Awards

DOH lauds LGUs, health stakeholders during Salud Bikolnon Awards Vox Bikol Sat, 12/09/2017 - 01:26 NAGA CITY, Dec. 6 (PIA) --- The Department of Health (DOH) Regional Office V lauded the significant contribution of their partners in the successful implementation of various health programs of the government during the 8th Salud Bikolnon Annual Recognition and Awarding held at the Avenue Plaza Hotel, Monday here. With the theme “Pagpakusog asin Pagdara kan Serbisyong Salud sa Komunidad” (Strengthening the delivery of health services in the community) various local government units (LGUs), health implementers and other stakeholders ramped off the stage in an ASEAN inspired attire to receive their awards. First on the list of the awardees are the Municipal Government of Juban and Casiguran in Sorsogon and the municipalities of Guinobatan, Tabaco and Daraga in Albay. The aforementioned LGUs are proud recipients of the DOH Red Orchid Awards which speak of their adherence to a 100% tobacco-free environment. LGU Daraga will receive Php200,000.00 having reached the category of a Hall Famer while the rest will receive Php100,000.00. Under the hospital category, Dr. Fernando B. Duran Sr. Memorial Hospital in Sorsogon and Juan M. Alberto Memorial District Hospital in San Andres, Catanduanes will receive the same award, while the Camarines Sur Polytechnic Colleges in Nabua, here in Camarines Sur made it too under the School Category. The Red Orchid Awards was also bestowed to the following offices under the Government Category:  BJMP District Jails in Albay, Legazpi City, Sorsogon City  and Naga City District Jail.  The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Camarines Norte and the Civil Service Commission V in Legazpi which is now a Hall of Fame holder. The provincial government of Masbate was one of the most applauded awardee, taking home most of the most coveted recognition:  Best No Balance Billing award, Rabies Free Island award given to its four municipalities, namely; Batuan, Monreal, San Jacinto and San Fernando.  It was also adjudged as one of the two top performing province on community-based deworming. The City government of Masbate is also one of the Best Implementers of National TB Control Program. The following LGUs was also given with the same award under the municipal category:  Manito in Albay, Jose Panganiban in Camarines Norte, Sangay in Camarines Sur, Viga in Catanduanes, and Bulan in Sorsogon. The Bicol Medical Center (BMC) made it to the Best Achiever for Belly Gud for Health( 2nd runner up), together with the Ziga Memorial Hospital in Tabaco City while Dr. Fernando B. Duran Sr. Memorial District Hospital n Sorsogon grabbed the crown as Champion.  ( LSMacatangay,  PIAV/Camarines Sur)  .....»»

Category: newsSource:  voxbikolRelated NewsAug 9th, 2018

BMC liable for improper disposal of medical waste

BAGUIO CITY — The Baguio Medical Center (BMC) is blaming its contractor for dumping their medical wastes along Marcos Highway that ended up polluting a creek but the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) maintains that the hospital is still liable......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsAug 5th, 2018

Medical City chair denies claims of ‘hostile takeover’

THE CHAIRMAN of The Medical City (TMC) denied claims that the medical institution’s foreign investor group is set to mount a “hostile takeover” during its annual shareholders’ meeting (ASM), alleging instead that the postponement of the annual assembly is a “ploy” orchestrated by its chief executive officer (CEO) to stay in power. The post Medical City chair denies claims of ‘hostile takeover’ appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 26th, 2018

Senate approves several bills creating, upgrading hospitals

Senate has approvedon Tuesdayseveral bills seeking to create, rename and upgrade hospital facilities to enhance the delivery of basic health services. According to Sen. Joseph Victor Ejercito, chair of the Senate Committee on Health and Demography, the passage of Senate Bill No. 1586 would pave way to the establishment of a new hospital in Region XII. "The bill seeks to establish the Soccsksargen General Hospital in the municipality of Surallah, South Cotabato to improve access to medical services and a modem health facility for the 4.11 million Filipinos in Region XII," Ejercito said in a statement. Ejercito pointed out thatSoccsksargen -- composed of South Cotabato, Cotaba...Keep on reading: Senate approves several bills creating, upgrading hospitals.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

Duterte visits hospital for routine checkup on eve of 3rd Sona

President Rodrigo Duterte visited the Cardinal Santos Medical Center in San Juan City on Sunday, the eve of his third State of the Nation Address (Sona). But presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said there was nothing to worry about the President's health. "I confirm that the President had a routine medical check up at Cardinal Santos Hospital tonight before rehearsing for the SONA," Roque said in a statement. "He spent about an hour and a half for the routine examination. He was declared to be in good health," he added. The President went to Malacaang after his hospital visit to rehearse for his third State of the Nation (Sona). /atm...Keep on reading: Duterte visits hospital for routine checkup on eve of 3rd Sona.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2018

Duterte drops by hospital day before SONA 2018

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – President Rodrigo Duterte made a visit to the hospital a day before his 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA) . Rappler confirmed this with two sources privy to the hospital visit. Duterte dropped by Cardinal Santos Medical Center in San Juan City on Sunday afternoon, July 22, where he had an ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2018

Hospital charged for medical waste

BAGUIO CITY --- Syringes, dextrose bottles, vials and biological waste found polluting a creek in Tuba town, Benguet province, last week, may have been mixed with soil dug up near a Baguio hospital where a road expansion project was being undertaken.   The waste was mixed with gravel hauled to a 5,000-square-meter private lot that slipped to the creek at Barangay Taloy Sur in Tuba on July 9 after strong rains.   The private hauler, identified as Onofre Calam-ang, began cleaning up the creek.   But Calam-ang and the hospital where the soil came from had been charged by the police with improper disposal of medical waste in the Benguet prosecutor's offic...Keep on reading: Hospital charged for medical waste.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2018

8 dead, 56 injured as jeepney crashes into other vehicles in Pagadian City

PAGADIAN CITY - Eight were killed and 56 were injured as an overloaded passenger jeepney that had lost its brakes crashed into two other vehicles and rolled over in Barangay Dao in Pagadian City on Wednesday. Five of the passsengers died on the spot, while the others were taken to the Zamboanga del Sur Medical Center and other nearby hospital, according to Danny Caballero, a member of the responding team from the Philippine Red Cross (PRC). Among the injured was jeepney driver Marlito Padaran, who had a fractured leg. Three passengers who were severely injured died in the hospital. The jeepney came from Barangay Cogonan, Labangan town, Zamboanga del Sur, and was traveling...Keep on reading: 8 dead, 56 injured as jeepney crashes into other vehicles in Pagadian City.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 18th, 2018

Village chair killed in Misamis Oriental

ILIGAN CITY -- Another barangay chair was killed while he was feeding swine in his backyard in Purok 7, Barangay Danao, Jasaan town in Misamis Oriental, police said. Alfredo Zapanta, 53, a newly elected chairman of the said barangay was at his backyard when two armed men, wearing bonnet and black jacket, arrived and shot him. Zapanta was brought to Jasaan Hospital for treatment but declared dead on arrival by the attending physician. Chief Inspector Rogelio Labor, chief of Jasaan Municipal Police Station, said the suspects escaped on a motorcycle waiting at a distance. "He has no record of being involved in any illegal activities. He is not included in the drug watchlist," La...Keep on reading: Village chair killed in Misamis Oriental.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

Bacolod hospital to close down

BACOLOD CITY: A private hospital in Bacolod City will cease operations effective June 30 after the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) denied its application for continuous accreditation as a Level 2 health provider. A letter of Lourdes Diocson, regional director of PhilHealth in Region 6 (Western Visayas), addressed to Dr. Reynold Wong, medical director of Bacolod Our Lady [...] The post Bacolod hospital to close down appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2018

Accreditation woes force hospital to close down

BACOLOD City – A private hospital here will be closing down effective June 30, 2018, after the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) Accreditation Sub-Committee denied its application for continuous accreditation as a Level 2 provider. In a letter, PhilHealth-6 regional head Lourdes Diocson told Dr. Reynold Wong, medical director of the Bacolod Our Lady of […] The post Accreditation woes force hospital to close down appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 21st, 2018

CVMC eyes to become mega hospital by 2022

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, June 21(PIA) - - The Cagayan Valley Medical Center (CVMC) located in this city is envisioned to become a 'mega' hospital in Luzon by 2022. Dr. Glenn Mathew Baggao, CVMCmedic.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2018