UCMed’s World Kidney Day 2024 Celebration

The University of Cebu Medical Center, Inc. (UCMed) observed World Kidney Day 2024 with its global theme of Kidney Health for All—Advancing Equitable Access to Care and Optimizing Medication Practice—on March 14, 2024, at the 3rd Floor of the UCMed Dialysis Center. 

As part of UCMed’s commitment to providing compassionate care and its mission to create awareness about the importance of healthy kidneys, UCMed Dialysis Center staff distributed loot bags of tasty treats and kidney-shaped stress balls to the 48 hemodialysis patients in attendance.

The momentous celebration serves as a gesture of appreciation and support for the patient’s journey toward better kidney health. 

Ms. Manuelita Ebarola, UCMed Dialysis Center Supervisor, led the initiative, along with Ms. Jorgette Tremedal, Dialysis Center Head Nurse, as they actively promoted health awareness and education that could lead to healthier lives.

Assistant Chief Nurses, Ms. Rachel Costas and Ms. Ruby Tanael also supported the patients and the healthcare care team as they exemplified dedication and compassion for patient well-being. 

The UCMed healthcare team extends its heartfelt gratitude to GoodFellow Pharma and Unilab, major contributors to the event’s success. 

UCMed’s celebration of World Kidney Day highlighted its dedication to delivering quality, efficient, and patient-centered healthcare by emphasizing the importance of kidney health for all. 

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UCMed Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

UCMed eHealth for Maternity Package Deal Program

Last updated:  March 24, 2020

Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before using the application UCMed Chat Box (the "Service") operated by  University of Cebu Medical Center ("us", "we", or "our").

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.
  6. I voluntarily consent to health care services provided by my doctor(s) or a designee, which may include diagnostic tests, drugs, examinations, and medical or surgical treatments considered necessary to treat my health problem.
  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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