Outpatient facility seen as key player in med tourism
Touted to become a key stakeholder the growing medical tourism industry in the Philippines, Centuria Medical Makati has opened its doors beside the luxury condominiums in Century City.
“Century Property’s world-class outpatient center is now on soft opening,” Terrie Fucanan-Yu, Head of Corporate Communications of Century Properties Group, Inc. proudly shared with The Sunday Times Magazine.
“During this period, an introductory promo on consultations, lab tests and procedures will run until May 31 to celebrate Centuria’s opening,” she added.
The 28-storey health facility aims to become the premier outpatient center for global health and wellness in the Philippines, with its mission-vision in “transforming lives, enhancing ideals, and taking healthcare delivery into the new century.”
Housing more than 500 clinics, Centuria Medical Makati was designed to provide an efficient clinic environment for doctors and equally, hassle-free patient-centered services, which on the whole will allow the institution to further boost the Philippines’ goal of becoming a medical tourism hub in Asia
According to Yu, patients can avail of up to 60-percent off on selected medical procedures and products, as well as exclusive promos from selected clinics and establishments within the property.
“The Centuria Urgent Care Clinic, a 24-hour primary care center that caters to emergency medical situations, offers a 50-percent discount on all consultations while diagnostics clinic Advanced Lab Solutions treats patients to a 15-percent discount on all individual regular tests,” she enumerated.
Those who wish to undergo cosmetic surgery and dermatology procedures, one of the top draws of medical tourism in the country, can avail of introductory prices at The Surgery Century, and opt to stay at Centuria’s plush and hotel-style executive guest rooms.
“Also participating in the soft-opening celebrations are the country’s first and only dedicated Emergency Quick Response service and Centuria’s partner, Lifeline Ambulance Rescue, Inc., healthcare provider Maxicare, Pure Tone Audiometry courtesy of the ENT Specialists and Hearing Center located at the ninth level, and Clinica Medica 101’s vector scan (non-invasive, no radiation, whole body scan) and Dental Group’s teeth whitening and prophylactic care,” continued Yu.
Meanwhile, Century Property CEO Jose E.B. Antonio enthused, “This is a realization of our vision to change the game in healthcare. Centuria Medical Makati addresses the country’s need for a point of reference when it comes to a medical tourism facility as well as an elevated form of outpatient experience.”
Centuria will serve Makati and nearby cities, including its immediate catchment area in Century City.
Source: The Manila Times | May 14, 2016