Now in UCMed: First in Southeast Asia CT Scan, Latest Digital Mammography

The University of Cebu Medical Center (UCMed) officially launched its newly-acquired CT Scan and mammogram on September 14, 2022.

The blessing and introduction of the new medical equipment – SOMATOM X.ceed CT Scan and  MAMMOMAT Revelation, was led by the executives of UCMed and Siemens Healthineers.

SOMATOM X.ceed CT Scan, the first in Southeast Asia, boasts of the largest bore in diagnostic CT and has the fastest single source CT rotation time and scan speed with low radiation and contrast media dose, giving patients comfort and safety while undergoing the procedure.

The MAMMOMAT Revelation, a digital mammography system, is designed for superior breast cancer detection, personalized care, and high cost-effectiveness with its capability to provide the highest depth resolution and mass detectability.

UCMed Chairman Atty. Augusto Go said the upgrading of the machines is part of UCMed’s effort to continuously provide the best healthcare facility and services to the community.

“You all know that my thrust is to help others as much as possible,” said Atty. Go during the press conference.

UCMed Medical Director Dr. Armando Tan said acquiring the new machines is also a way of keeping up with the evolving technology in the healthcare industry.

To master the new machines’ technicalities and features, experts from Siemens Healthineers are currently training radiologic technologists about the new machines’ functionality.

Siemens Healthineers Vice President and Head of Diagnostic Imaging Oliver Perez also said that one of their commitments to UCMed is to train its radiologists in Germany.

UCMed commits to continue its efforts in providing quality healthcare services through advanced and state-of-the-art medical facilities.

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UCMed Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

UCMed eHealth for Maternity Package Deal Program

Last updated:  March 24, 2020

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Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service.

By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the Service.

To better serve the needs of people in the community, health care services are now available by the electronic transmission of information. This may assist in the evaluation, diagnosis, management and treatment of a number of health care problems for the women enrolled in UCMed Maternity Package Deal Program.  This process is referred to as “telemedicine” ,“telehealth” or “eHealth.” This means that you may be evaluated and treated by a health care provider or specialist from a distant location. Since this may be different than the type of consultation with which you are familiar, it is important that you understand and agree to the following statements.

  1. The eHealth OB-Gyn healthcare provider will be at a different location from me.
  2. I may be asked for my medical history, examinations, x-rays, tests, photographs or other images by the specialist who is at a different location.
  3. I will be informed if any additional personnel are to be present other than myself, individuals accompanying me, and the eHealth OB-Gyn healthcare provider. I will give my permission prior to the entry of the additional personnel.
  4. The eHealth OB-Gyn healthcare provider will keep a record of the consultation in my medical record.
  5. RELEASE OF INFORMATION: eHealth OB-Gyn healthcare providers who provide professional services to the patient are authorized to furnish medical information from my emergency medical record to the another physician, if any, and to any insurance company or third party payer for the purpose of obtaining payment of the account. eHealth OB-Gyn healthcare provider is authorized to release information from my medical record to any other health care facility or provider to which my care may be transferred.
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  7. I understand that I may be released before all my medical problems are known or treated and it is my responsibility to make arrangements for follow-up care.
  8. I understand that I have the option to refuse eHealth service at anytime without affecting the right to future care or treatment and without risk losing my benefits.

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