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More safe blood needed to save mothers

Posted on Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 2:09 pm

Every day, 800 women die from pregnancy or childbirth-related complications, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Twenty-seven percent of these deaths are due to severe bleeding, which is also a major cause of morbidity and long-term disability. Asian Hospital and Medical Center (AHMC) Blood Bank is one with the … Read More

Asian Hospital Holds First Annual Quality Celebration

Posted on Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 10:06 am

Patient safety is a discipline that requires complete cooperation from members of the entire healthcare organization. For Asian Hospital and Medical Center, a Joint Commission International accredited hospital, patient safety is more than just a responsibility—it is a way of life for every employee. As part of their efforts to … Read More

Asian Hospital and Medical Center urges women to take charge of their health

Posted on Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 9:59 am

“Breast cancer cannot be avoided but we can decrease our risk of getting it,” said Dr. Claudine Ordonez, a breast surgeon at Asian Hospital and Medical Center’s (AHMC) Breast Center during the Breast Cancer Lay Forum hosted by AHMC on September 13, 2014 at the Vivere Hotel, Alabang, Muntinlupa City. … Read More

Asian Hospital insures employees through Manulife Philippines

Posted on Friday, August 8th, 2014 at 1:25 pm

Asian Hospital and Medical Center (AHMC) has entered into a partnership with top insurance provider Manulife Philippines to better take care of its employees through the Employee Security Program, a group life insurance product of Manulife Philippines. “We availed of the group insurance because we want to provide security for … Read More

Safe but cost-efficient infusion therapy bound to ease some of chronic patients’ burdens

Posted on Friday, August 1st, 2014 at 3:40 pm

Chronic illnesses and rare conditions sometimes require medications that are too strong for normal gastric system to be administered orally. Under these circumstances, patients are advised to undergo infusion therapy or intravenous (IV) administration of medicines. However, such medication therapies require combined medical expertise of registered nurses, licensed pharmacists, and … Read More

Preventing sports-related head injuries

Posted on Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 at 2:27 pm

Sports and other physical activities can have many benefits for people of all ages. The participation in organized sports offers the chance for the youth to enhance their physical and social skills. Sports also improve emotional and mental health, help maintain weight, support muscle and bone health, and improve quality … Read More

­­­­­­­How to fight off rainy season illnesses

Posted on Friday, June 20th, 2014 at 10:29 am

Take out your umbrellas, jackets, and other rain gears because summer is finally over. With the change of season come different illnesses that can affect you and your family. Here are some of the diseases that you need to watch out for during the rainy season. Common Cold and Influenza … Read More

Asian Hospital launches dance therapy for patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted on Friday, June 20th, 2014 at 9:56 am

Globally, there are an estimated 7 to 10 million people who have Parkinson’s disease. It is a progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects movement. It is often accompanied by impaired balance and walking. The symptoms get worse over time, hence limiting their choices and affecting their quality of … Read More