The Medical City Iloilo celebrates 8 years of Patient Partnership

The Medical City Iloilo (TMC Iloilo) is celebrating another milestone this month as it promises to continuously grow as one of the trusted healthcare brands in Iloilo.

Now on its 8th year of giving quality and modern medical services to the Ilonggos, TMC Iloilo highlights its commitment of patient partnership.

From being an industry challenger way back 2010, TMC is now becoming known as one of the top healthcare brands in Iloilo offering state-of-the-art facilities, topnotch medical specialists and innovative health programs.

As it celebrates its 8th year of bringing patient partnership to the Ilonggo community, TMC proudly mark new developments that will further prove its commitment:

TMC Iloilo is considered as the first private hospital in Western Visayas Region to have HIV Hub. TMCI’s I-REACT has been fully awarded full accreditation by the Department of Health (DOH) Last January 2018 because of its outstanding performance.

I-REACT offers free HIV screening and counseling.It is also being manned by compassionate and competent HIV counselors and distinguished infectious disease specialist who provides quality health services to their patient partners. Moreover, TMCI is committed to end the stigma of HIV/ AIDS in the Philippines by valuing high confidentiality among its patients.

2. Dialysis Service
The Dialysis Center is the newest facility of TMCI. The hemodialysis unit houses 13 advanced stations, each having its individualized monitor for patient viewing and entertainment for the whole course of the treatment. This brings a new kind of experience to its patients as it commits to bring trendsetting technology and total wellness.

As part of its commitment of leveling up its services, TMCI now houses a research-based institution manned by trained and competent staff. TMC Iloilo’s CTRI has a centralized level III Philippine Health Research Ethics Board (PHREB) and accredited by the Institutional Review Board. The said research facility provides intra and extra mural grant assistance for aspiring researchers.

4. Z-Benefit for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG)
TMC Iloilo is the first private hospital in Western Visayas to adopt PhilHealth’s Z Benefit Package for CABG. The hospital offers a half a million coverage for PhilHealth eligible patients. TMC Iloilo also implements a “No Balance Billing” policy to qualified patients. With this offering, patients will no longer need to fly to Manila or go elsewhere.

5. AMI Pathway
TMCI offers a specialized care for patients with heart attack through its Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) pathway which adheres to the standards given by the Joint Commission International. The program follows a 90 minutes door-to-balloon target to ensure efficient management of such conditions. With the competent critical care specialists, the interventional cardiologists and cathlab nurses, patients will be assured to receive nothing but the best medical services. TMC Iloilo is the only hospital that offers Catheterization Laboratory Services in the region.

6. Brain AVM
TMCI is the first hospital in Western Visayas to perform the country s first Onyx embolization procedure. The said endovascular treatment utilized Onyx brain Arteriovenous Malformations (AVMs) led by Dr. Victor Erwin Jocson. With his impressive medical background being fellow of the University of Western Ontario in Canada for Neuroradiology and in NEURI Bicetre Brain Vascular Center in Paris, France for Interventional Neuroradiology, TMCI takes pride to have medical experts who can handle such complicated cases.

7. Internal Medicine Residency Program
As part of rendering quality healthcare services, TMC Iloilo is now a Residency Training ground for future medical practitioner. TMC Iloilo’s Internal Medicine (IM) Program is accredited by the Philippine College of Physicians. This recognition is a first step to TMC Iloilo in becoming a training hospital of future physicians and soon-to-be leaders in the field of healthcare under Internal Medicine.

In a span of 8 years, TMC Iloilo has already proved so much to the Ilonggos. It has evolved into an industry prime mover because of the many firsts that it brought in this part of the country. With its continued commitment in serving its patient as partners, Ilonggos will surely see and experience more breakthroughs in terms of healthcare and medicine in the next few years.

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