MakatiMed ACTS receives 2017 Asian Hospital Management Award

Receiving the AHMA award for MakatiMed were (L-R): Johnny B. Sinon, MD, Medical Director; Jose Dante P. Dator, MD, Director, Professional Services;Rosalie R. Montenegro, President & CEO; Arlyn L. Songco, Division Head, Marketing & Sales Services;Pilar S. Baltasar, Division Head, Quality Management; Marielle M. Rubio, Division Head, Service Operations;Richelle B. Bumanglag, MD, Unit Head, Investigation […]

MakatiMed gives talk on infectious diseases at OSAC/SDRG meeting

Makati Medical Center gave a briefing on current and likely future trends of infectious diseases in the Philippine context at a joint session of the Overseas Security Advisory Committee (OSAC), Manila Country Council, and the American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (AmCham), Security and Disaster Resources Group (SDRG). Johnny B. Sinon, MakatiMed Medical Director, […]

MakatiMed Department Manager elected Nutritionist-Dietitians’ Association Officer

Ma. Bernardita T. Javier, RND, Department Manager of the Nutrition and Dietetics Department under Clinical Support Services, was elected Treasure of the Nutritionist-Dietitians’ Association of the Philippines (NDAP). The election was held during NDAP’s 62nd Annual Convention with the theme “Service with Passion towards a Nourished Nation”, last March 8 to 10 at the Marriott Hotel, […]

Employee Health & Wellness Clinic holds lay forum on Hepatitis B

In line with the celebration of World Hepatitis Day every July 28, the Employee Health & Wellness Clinic (EHWC), headed by Rosemarie B. Cabujat, MD, held a lay forum highlighting Hepatitis B at the 8th Floor Tower 2 Auditorium.  The lay forum and Q&A were conducted by Eternity D. Labio, MD, Hepatologist from the MakatiMed Liver Unit. […]

MakatiMed holds 1st Liver Tumor Board Meeting

Makati Medical Center held its 1st Liver Tumor Board meeting last August 7, organized by the MakatiMed Liver Unit of the Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Center. The meeting was attended by 36 doctors from various specialties including Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Medical Oncology, General Surgery, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Interventional Radiology and Radiation Oncology.  Future meetings will be held every 1st and 3rd Monday of […]


By: Loren F. Delima, RN, Assistant Operations Manager for Operative Services – Operating Room  The Day Surgery Unit, located at the 6th Floor Tower 2, officially opened on August 1. Attending the inauguration were Arnel D. Diaz, MD, Head of Operating Room and Department Chairman of Surgery; Jose Dante P. Dator, MD, Director for Professional […]

Nutri-Fest 2017: MakatiMed Celebrates Nutrition Month

By: Jean Faronilo, RND and Jean Reyes, RND The Nutrition and Dietetics Department under Clinical Support Services joins the rest of the country in celebrating Nutrition Month, an annual campaign held every July to create greater awareness on the importance of nutrition among Filipinos.  This year’s theme is entitled “Healthy Diet, Gawing Habit for Life”. The […]

MakatiMed offers non-invasive tests for early detection of liver damage

The liver is the largest internal organ in our body and plays a vital role in maintaining the body’s basic functions, including clearing the blood of harmful substances such as drugs, alcohol, and other toxic substances. Like any other organ, the liver is also vulnerable to disease, such as fatty liver, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, […]