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DOH denies threatening private hospitals

DOH denies threatening private hospitals.....»»

Category: newsSource: cnnphilippines cnnphilippinesApr 17th, 2021

Reports of nurses quitting in Cebu City over pandemic worries group

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Filipino Nurses United (FNU) Cebu City Chapter said that the reports of nurses resigning from public and private hospitals over the pandemic are alarming. In a statement, the FNU Cebu City said that hundreds of nurses were threatening to resign over the pressure of working amid the rise of the […] The post Reports of nurses quitting in Cebu City over pandemic worries group appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 16th, 2020

PhilHealth denies link to hospital closures from unpaid claims

The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. yesterday reiterated its denial of the Private Hospitals Association of the Philippines Inc. allegation that 300 hospitals in the country face closure because of delayed payment of claims......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 19th, 2020

Bong Go denies claims of interference in PPE donations, distribution

SEN. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go strongly denounced the malicious and false claims that have been circulating around social media involving his alleged interference in the donation and distribution of personal protective equipment (PPE) by some private hospitals and government agencies in the fight against the coronavirus disease 2019 or Covid-19. “Kapag meron na namang lalabas […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2020

Office of Civil Defense denies being choke point for donations

MANILA, Philippines – The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) clarified on Thursday, April 2, that the government does not prohibit direct donations – to public or private hospitals, or to any government agency – of equipment, supplies, and any item intended to help quell the coronavirus pandemic . The OCD’s ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2020

Hontiveros slams private hospitals for threat to cut ties with Philhealth

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Risa Hontiveros on Wednesday, October 23, slammed private hospitals for threatening not to renew their accreditation with the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth) in 2020. In a statement, Hontiveros called the threat an attack on people’s right to universal health ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2019

Sobrang taga ng mga private hospitals sa COVID patients, buking

Mahirap talagang magkasakit ng COVID-19  lalo na kung “severe o critical” na kailangan mong maospital. Gumaling ka man at lumabas ng pribadong ospital, higit milyong piso ang gagastusin mo. Hindi ka naman makakapagreklamo dahil ang gamutan ay sa panahong nasa “bingit” ka ng kamatayan. Kahit sa social media, puno ng mga pakiusap na tulungan silang […] The post Sobrang taga ng mga private hospitals sa COVID patients, buking appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 27th, 2021

Hospital occupancy in Cebu City now in ‘safe zone’ – Garganera

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After months of trying to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease, Cebu City officials said that the city is now in a “safe zone” in terms of hospital occupancy. This means that admissions of coronavirus disease cases has dropped to 16.4 percent in private hospitals and 44 percent in government […] The post Hospital occupancy in Cebu City now in ‘safe zone’ – Garganera appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 24th, 2021

PhilHealth told: Don’t delay reimbursing hospitals

Reimbursement applications with PhilHealth have reached P26 to P28 billion as of December 2020, Private Hospitals Association of the Philippines Inc. (PHAPI) president Jose de Grano said Tuesday.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2021

In the maw of death sans ivermectin

Text messages two days ago from a next of kin, a young, intrepid ER nurse in one of the big hospitals in Metro Manila: “Full capacity… nakapila mga ambulance and private cars outside. When I am the one assigned for triage outside, I have to tell many to find other hospitals because wala na talaga […] The post In the maw of death sans ivermectin appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 8th, 2021

[STANDPOINT] Duterte Administration: Solve the Life-threatening Situation of Hospital Workers

As hospitals are overwhelmed, so are frontline health workers who take care of patients. SHAPE-UP Defeat Covid-19 urges the Duterte administration to immediately solve the life-threatening situation of hospital workers and appeals to hospital directors to report the real situation and be one with the hospital workers......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsApr 7th, 2021

Enough beds but not sufficient health workers — private hospitals group

Private hospitals have sufficient beds but they lack employees who will care for COVID-19 patients, said Jose De Grano, president of the Private Hospital Association of the Philippines Inc. (PHAPi)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 6th, 2021

Week-long ECQ may not be enough to decongest hospitals — PHAPi

The head of a private hospitals' group on Saturday said a week-long enhanced community quarantine in Metro Manila and other areas may not be enough to decongest hospitals whose capacities have been overwhelmed by the spike in COVID-19 infections......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 27th, 2021

ALAMIN: Mga industriyang bukas sa ECQ sa NCR plus

MANILA, Philippines – Hinimay ng Malakanyang ang mga industriyang bukas habang umiiral ang isang linggong Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) sa NCR, Laguna, Cavite, Rizal at Bulacan mula Marso 29 hanggang Abril 4. Ang awtomatikong mga bukas na industriya, ayon kay Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque, ay ang public at private hospitals; health, emergency and frontline services; […] The post ALAMIN: Mga industriyang bukas sa ECQ sa NCR plus appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsMar 27th, 2021

Cebu health workers okay after inoculation

The Cebu City Health Department (CCHD) on Thursday reported that all 10,964 healthcare workers who were inoculated are in good condition. CCHD chief Dr. Jeffrey Ibones said health workers from public and private hospitals, city-run medical facilities and the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) took doses of the CoronaVac of Sinovac or AstraZeneca. He added that […] The post Cebu health workers okay after inoculation appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 19th, 2021

Quezon City adopts aggressive approach vs COVID-19

The Quezon City government will implement a more aggressive approach to curb the spread of COVID-19 cases as the occupancy rate in public and private hospitals in the city for patients infected with the virus reached critical level, Mayor Joy Belmonte announced yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 18th, 2021

PhilHealth racks up P6 billion in unpaid hospital reimbursements

The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. has racked up unsettled bills totalling P6 billion, leaving private hospitals struggling to get paid while facing the daunting task of combating COVID-19......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 17th, 2021

Private hospitals hit critical level

Twenty hospitals in the National Capital Region are now at “critical level” while 23 others are at the “higher risk level” due to the increasing occupancy rates of their COVID-19 wards, the Private Hospitals Association of the Philippines Inc. said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 17th, 2021

Ahong eyes tie-up with private hospitals for vaccine storage

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The Lapu-Lapu City Government will tie-up with private hospitals for storing the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines, once the city will already receive an allocation from the national government. Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said that he already discussed this plan with private hospitals situated in the city. “Tie-up ta ug private […] The post Ahong eyes tie-up with private hospitals for vaccine storage appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

More asymptomatic patients in hospitals prompt DOH-7’s call for more ‘hotel-isolation’ rooms

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) is pushing for more hotels here to house asymptomatic patients if it means preventing the hospitals from being overwhelmed by patients. DOH-7 on Monday, February 22, announced they registered a slight increase in the critical care utilization rate of public and private […] The post More asymptomatic patients in hospitals prompt DOH-7’s call for more ‘hotel-isolation’ rooms appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

Health workers seeking pay hike say nothing has changed since pandemic started

MANILA, Philippines — The Alliance of Health Workers (AHW) says it would continue to ask the government for an increase in the salaries of medical frontliners as nothing has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared early last year. On Monday, health care employees belonging to the Department of Health (DOH), public and private hospitals, […] The post Health workers seeking pay hike say nothing has changed since pandemic started appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2021