WVMC dedicated hospital for COVID-19

first_imgWest VisayasState University Medical Center (WVSU-MC) has been designated as dedicatednon-COVID facility for service patients. In relatedstory, WVMC is now ready to accept specimens for COVID-19 testing. The Department of Health has designated Western Visayas Medical Center in Iloilo City as the health facility dedicated to coronavirus disease cases. IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN WVMC willallocate 450 beds for confirmed COVID-19 cases, said Dr. Jane Juanico, DOH-6focal person on COVID-19. Aside fromconfirmed cases, WVMC will also accommodate persons under investigation (PUI)with severe signs and symptoms, PUI with mild signs and symptoms, elderly (withor without co-morbidities), non-elderly (with uncontrolled co-morbidities), andsevere acute respiratory infection (SARI) patients from Region 6. Protocols foradmission have been agreed, too, to efficiently manage the medical personneland resources of Iloilo City, said Juanico. WVSU-MC, amongothers, will allocate a total of 212 beds for non-COVID-19 cases from WVMC. ILOILO City –Western Visayas Medical Center (WVMC) in Mandurriao district has beendesignated as dedicated facility for confirmed coronavirus disease  2019 (COVID-19) cases in Region 6. WVMC shallfirst transfer the first 200 non-COVID-19 cases to WVSU-MC to accommodate theall confirmed COVID-19 cases and those PUI and SARI cases that they shouldcater. * allocate anadditional 10 percent (as part of their corporate social responsibility or CSR)of their authorized bed capacities for charity or service ward patients, inaddition to the 10 percent required by law; For its part,DOH-6 shall compensate the cost incurred by the hospitals for the 10 percent oftheir CSR; and form a committee to monitor and control the use of equipment andmedical supplies coming from private hospitals, institutions and privateindividuals that could augment the equipment and supply needs of the governmenthospitals especially the WVMC, Sanitarium and WVSU-MC, among others. But it mayalso be designated as a COVID hospital in case of an overflow of COVID-19 casesat the WVMC, said Juanico. * accommodatenon-COVID-19 patients referred by WVMC which cannot be admitted by WVSU-MC The WesternVisayas Sanitarium in Santa Barbara, Iloilo has been identified as dedicatedfacility for all PUIs (with mild signs and symptoms) and non-elderly withcontrolled co-morbidities. It willgradually free-up its patient bed capacities to reach the 450-bed capacity forCOVID-19 cases. “Before ginapadala naton sa Manila orCebu, subong diri na sya available,”said DOH regional director Dr. Marlyn Convocar. * ifclassified a Level 2 Tertiary Hospital, shall accommodate excess non-COVID-19patients if the Level 3 Tertiary Hospitals’ 20 percent authorized bedcapacities have been saturated A memorandumof agreement (MOA) for this was inked by the Department of Health (DOH) Region6, government and private hospitals here. Meanwhile,private hospitals (such as Saint Paul’s Hospital Iloilo, Iloilo MissionHospital, Iloilo Doctors’ Hospital, Qualimed, Amosup Seamen’s Hospital, TheMedical City, Medicus Medical Center, and Metro Iloilo Hospital and MedicalCenter), subject to their respective policies on service case studies, agreedon the following: She also saidWestern Visayas “is assured of 5,000 COVID-19 test kits from the DOH centraloffice./PN * ifclassified a Level 3 Tertiary Hospital, shall be the first to absorb thepatients of WVSU-MC coming from WVMC; andlast_img read more

Tipp hurler Noel McGrath to undergo cancer treatment.

first_imgThe Tipperary County Board has issued a statement this morning about 2 time All-Star and All Ireland winner Noel McGrath.“Noel McGrath will undergo surgery for testicular cancer on Friday 17th April. The Tipperary senior hurling squad, senior hurling management, Tipperary County Board and all Tipperary supporters wish Noel well during this time and look forward to welcoming him back in the Tipperary colours in due course. We ask everyone to respect the privacy of Noel and his family at this time and in the coming weeks.”last_img read more

Armenian president drops by SoftConstruct headquarters

first_img Vbet sponsors AS Monaco as Ligue 1 kicks off new season August 24, 2020 Share Submit The newly-appointed Armenian President Armen Sargsyan met with SoftConstruct founders Vahe and Vigen Badalyan at the company’s headquarters.The head of state took a tour around the campus of the ‘all-in-one IT and software provider’, meeting the teams and getting acquainted with the solutions provided by the company. As the visit went on, the guests of honour had a chance to speak to the company’s employees, and learn about the latest developments of the firm’s betting and gaming wing, BetConstruct.The Badalyan brothers shared their future insight on company development and the growth of the IT sector in Armenia, and President Sargsyan was reportedly impressed with SoftConstruct’s rapid growth over its 15 year history.As well as renowned sports betting software supplier BetConstruct, Softconstruct has a number of projects running under its title. For instance, FeedConstruct is a real-time data feed provider, Fast Credit UCO is a Ucraft website builder; FastShift is an innovative payment gateway; FastToken is a digital wallet developed for igaming activities; and Betonpolitics is a platform for political debates and forecasts.BetConstruct also recently launched Vbet, a virtual casino product in the German capital of Berlin, which utilises advanced VR technology to teleport bettors into a virtual casino world. New Polish poker table in BetGames section for STS July 15, 2020 StumbleUpon VBET agrees Armenian Premier League and Armenian Cup sponsorship August 13, 2020 Related Articles Sharelast_img read more