MakatiMed partners with top US hospital to advance cancer care

Ma. Corazon C. Consunji, MD, Makati Medical Center President & CEO (second from the left),signs the contract with UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center representatives. As Makati Medical Center celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year, the premiere hospital continues to drive advancement in medical care in the country by forging a partnership with one of the leading […]

MakatiMed joins 2nd Patient Safety Congress

By Aaron S. Lampa, RN, Clinical Safety & Risk Management MakatiMed representatives attend the 2nd Patient Safety Congress at the University of the Philippines. The University of the Philippines (UP) held its second Patient Safety Congress on March 28 and 29, 2019 at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) with the theme “Making Patient Safety Work! […]

MakatiMed mounts benefit concert for Golden Anniversary

As part of the 50th anniversary of Makati Medical Center, the hospital organized a cultural event featuring concert pianist Ingrid Sala Santamaria on April 5, 2019 at the Ledesma Hall, Tower 1.The piano concert, initiated by the MMC Diamond Club, was in partnership with the Pilar & Salvador Sala Foundation and the MMC Foundation to integrate […]

What’s ECMO?

Functioning as the heart and lungs, MakatiMed’s life-support system helped one young man recover from a deadly disease. Leonardo and his family with the MakatiMed doctors and nurses after his ECMO treatment. Save for three scars—two on his neck and one in his groin area—there is no indication that patient Leonardo (not his real name) had overcome […]

Makati Medical Center Pulmonary Pearls

By Jillian Mae L. Tabora-Lacdao, MD, Section of Pulmonary Medicine The MakatiMed Pulmonary Medicine team receives recognition at the 38th Annual Chest Convention. The Philippine College of Chest Physicians (PCCP) held its 38th Annual Chest Convention on March 5 to 8, 2019 at the Edsa Shangri-La Manila. Foreign speakers specializing in Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care discussed […]

SOD breaks the norms to achieve Positive Patient Experience

By: Chris Anne B. Ragasa, Human Resources Management & Development Division The Service Operations team train to enhance patient interaction skills. Service Operations Division (SOD) once again collaborated with the Human Resources Management & Development Division (HRMDD) Training again to enable and empower the workforce by discovering ways on how they can improve their patient […]

Five silent signs of colon cancer you might be ignoring

Though many patients often overlook the symptoms, colon cancer is one of the most common cancers both globally and in the Philippines. Luckily though, it is also one of the most curable, especially when detected early. Let doctors from Makati Medical Center, a top hospital in the Philippines, fill you in on the details of this disease, […]

Can a building make you sick?

Here’s why office workers might have sick building syndrome — and how to beat it Have you and your co-workers been feeling sick without being able to put finger on your exact illness or what causes it? If yes, then you are probably suffering from sick building syndrome (SBS), a collection of various symptoms and illnesses […]

Hundreds donate hair for MakatiMed cancer patients

Hair donors get a free haircut and styling. Makati Medical Center’s hair donation drive, Gift of Your Hair 2019, collected bundles of hair for cancer patients from more than 200 donors on April 10. Different hair types, including gray and white hair, were accepted. The donated hair will be made into wigs for the patients. […]