Rhabdomyolysis: Are you pushing yourself too hard?

By: Mark Paul S. Castillo, MD, Department of Emergency Medicine Rhabdomyolysis is the destruction of skeletal muscles, caused by any mechanism that results in injury to myocytes (a type of cell found inside the muscle tissue) and their membranes (or lining). When the muscles break down, it releases myoglobin, an overwhelming amount of which may […]

EHWC holds Responsible Parenthood Seminar

Makati Medical Center’s Employee Health & Wellness Clinic (EHWC), headed by Rosemarie B. Cabujat, MD, held a seminar on Responsible Parenthood on February 6 at the 8th Floor Tower 2 Auditorium. Obstetrician-Gynecologist Patricia M. Kho, MD, Head of the Lactation Services and Milk Bank, discussed family planning, sexually transmitted infections, and breastfeeding. The topics discussed were in […]

MakatiMed launches Patient ID System

Makati Medical Center recently launched the MMC Patient ID Card to strengthen engagement and facilitate seamless registration and transactions with new and existing patients of the institution. Starting January 15, 2018, each MakatiMed patient is provided an ID card containing their name, date of birth, and unique patient number. The Patient ID card is used at […]

MakatiMed holds TRAIN seminar for medical staff

​Makati Medical Center, through the Finance Division, held a one-day seminar for its medical staff on RA 10963 also known as the TRAIN (Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion) law. Isla Lipana & Co., the Philippine firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and MAkatiMed’s audit firm, sent two of their senior partners to conduct the seminar lectures. Atty. […]

“Organ Transplant & Donation”: MakatiMed holds SHAP Roadshow

Makati Medical Center, in partnership with Lucena United Doctors Hospital and Medical Center through the Strategic Hospital Alliance Program (SHAP), held the “Organ Transplant & Donation Roadshow” on January 24. The free symposium, featuring talks from MakatiMed’s top experts in organ donation and transplantation was initiated to support the Organ Donation Program of MakatiMed, and to […]