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GE Healthcare: Advanced Medical Technologies Installed in Mindanao Hospitals

MPIC hospitals in Mindanao to install advanced technologies to improve disease detection and treatment.

Two private Mindanao hospitals operated by Metro Pacific Hospital Holdings, Inc. (MPHHI), the healthcare unit of conglomerate Metro Pacific Investments, Corp., have recently announced their purchase of advanced medical technologies developed by GE Healthcare — an investment which aims to improve disease detection and treatment in the Philippines’s southernmost island.

Davao Doctors Hospital is the first hospital in the Philippines to offer GE Healthcare’s wide-bore MRI system for enhanced diagnostic capabilities. The facility will also install a high-definition, low dose CT scanner.
West Metro Medical Center to install GE Healthcare’s multi-modality technologies—a CT scanner, fixed and mobile X-ray, surgical C-arm, ultrasound, anesthesia machine and infant warmer — to improve access to quality healthcare services in Zamboanga City.