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The Medical City Iloilo: Patient Partnership

The Medical City Iloilo Patient Partnership

The Medical City Iloilo | Patient Partnership: The Medical City Iloilo is celebrating another milestone this month as it promises to continuously grow as one of the trusted healthcare brands in Iloilo. Now in its 8th year of giving quality and modern medical services to the Ilonggos, TMC Iloilo highlights its commitment to patient partnership.

From being an industry challenger way back 2010, TMCI is now becoming known as one of the top healthcare brands in Iloilo offering state-of-the-art facilities, top-notch medical specialists, and innovative health programs. As it celebrates its 8th year of bringing patient partnership to the Ilonggo community, TMC Iloilo proudly marks new developments that will further prove its commitment.

The Medical City Iloilo on Patient Partnership

I-REACT. TMC Iloilo is considered the private hospital in Western Visayas to have an HIV Hub. TMCI’s I-REACT has been fully awarded full accreditation by the Department of Health last January 2018. I-REACT offers free HIV screening and counseling. It is also 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 ending the stigma of HIV/AIDS in the Philippines by valuing high confidentiality among its patients.

Dialysis Service. The Dialysis Service 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 bringing trendsetting technology and total wellness.

CTRI. As part of its commitment to 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 and is accredited by the Institutional Review Board. The said research facility provides intra and extramural grant assistance for aspiring researchers.

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

Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) Pathway. TMCI offers specialized care for patients with heart attacks through its Acute Myocardial Infarction pathway which adheres to the standards given by the Joint Commission International. The program follows a 90 minutes door-to-ballon target to ensure efficient management of such conditions. With competent critical care specialists, interventional cardiologists, and cath la 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.

Brain Arteriovenous Malformations (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 (AVM) led by Dr. Victor Erwin Jocson. With his impressive medical background being a 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.

Internal Medicine Residency Program. As part of rendering quality healthcare services, TMC Iloilo is now a Residency Training ground for future medical practitioners. TMC Iloilo’s Internal Medicine (IM) Program is accredited by the Philippine College of Physicians. This recognition is the first step for TMC Iloilo in becoming a training hospital for 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 it brought to this part of the country. With its continued commitment to serving its patient as partners, Ilonggos will surely see and experience more breakthroughs in terms of healthcare and medicine in the new few years.


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