What's new at Lorma
More new patient suites now open
Lorma Medical Center, the largest private tertiary referral center
in Northern Luzon, unveils its new Mabuhay Suites, VIP Rooms, and
Executive Rooms to meet the exploding healthcare needs of the
community and is on its way to completing the construction of the new
5-Storey Medical Arts Building.
NEW TESTS NOW AVAILABLE AT LORMA LABORATORY
Each year, millions of people experience allergic reactions to food, pollen, moldshouse dust mites, or even household pets. Most food allergies cause relatively mild and minor symptoms, while some can cause severe reactions, and may even be life-threatening. A child, on the other hand, experiencing a long-lasting sneezing with stuffy or runny nose, watery and itchy eyes, may exhibit allergic rhinitis caused by something breathed in from the environment.
LMC's New State-of-the-Art ICU NOW OPEN
Lorma opens its new Intensive Care Unit on the second floor of the north east side of the Medical Arts Building. The new ICU has a 21-bed capacity with private rooms, adult and pedia ICU wards, and a stroke unit. Each bed is equipped with cardiac monitors for patient monitoring. These monitors are networked to the nurses’ station central mother base monitor, where tracings from each patient are captured.
ISIC's New CT SCAN
The Ilocos Scanning & Imaging Center has upgraded from a 16-slice to a 64-slice Computed Tomography (CT) scanner.
ECG RESULTS READILY AVAILABLE
The ECG Unit of Lorma acquired a new PC-based 12-lead Electrocardiograph machine capable of providing automatic interpretation of results. Resting ECG is recorded, analyzed and displayed on screen. The machine also monitors the occurrence of arrhythmia and if detected, recording and analysis starts automatically.
LMC's Regenerative & Cellular Medicine Unit
The Regenerative & Cellular Medicine Unit of Lorma is a team of doctors composed of Dr. Jayvee R. Komiya, FPOA and Dr. Gualberto T. Basco, FPOA, both orthopedic doctors; Dr. Cicel M. Reyna, DPBRM, FPARM, physiatrist; and Dr. Mario T. Bautista, FPCS, MBAH, our medical director and surgeon, who is also a certified Adistem Practitioner and head of the Unit. The team of doctors and staff are dedicated to the principles of personalized patient care and individualized attention. Their goal is to provide patients with the best possible care in a friendly and professional atmosphere.
LMC WELCOMES NEW NURSING DIRECTOR
The Management of Lorma Medical Center welcomes back, Mrs. Glory Bautista
Mayo, as the Acting Director of the Nursing Service, commencing on February 28,
2014, to replace Mrs. Ofelia C. Pulido, who has retired. She was recalled to
reinforce the department and to introduce new methods and common international
practices in the nursing profession. Mrs. Mayo was with the hospital as an ICU
nurse but was later retained by Lorma College of Nursing, where she stayed for
22 years holding her last position as Level Coordinator
Lorma Medical Center Regenerative and Cellular Medicine Unit is pleased to announce that it now has the capability to offer its patients the latest breakthrough in the treatment of joint pains. These pains often occur due to sports inquiries, accidents and the aging process. PRP treatment promises a significant reduction in pains to the knees, back, hands, elbows and all other body joints. The technique involves treatment with a small amount of the patient’s own concentrated blood plasma, and is done in a few hours with no medicine or confinement required.
LORMA MEDICAL MISSION TO THE VISAYAS
November 8, 2013 — When Super Typhoon Haiyan, locally known as Super Typhoon
Yolanda, hit different provinces of the Visayas, it left so much destruction to
property, to people’s lives and their livelihood. People all over the nation
were really shaken with the tragedy.
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HOSPITAL CHAPLAIN GRADUATES IN DOCTOR IN MINISTRY
Rev. Brennus H. Paragas, our very own Hospital Chaplain since 2009, recently
obtained his Doctor in Ministry (D.Min) Degree from the Far Corners
International Theological Seminary (FITS) at the their Exten-sion School at the
Blessed Sanctuary Christian Center, City of San Fernando, La Union.
NOW YOU CAN CALL LORMA MEDICAL CENTER VIA SKYPE
Now you can call Lorma Medical Center from anywhere in the world! Simply add us
to your contact and you’re connected. An operator will assist you with your
LMC WELCOMES NEW HEAD OF ANESTHESIOLOGY
Dr. Janesse Josephine Go-Mendoza is the newly appointed Head of the Department
of Anesthesiology effective July 22, 2013.
The construction of Lorma’s New East Wing began following the groundbreaking
ceremony on June 2, 2013. The five-storey building is expected to increase the
capacity of the hospital and enhance its services.
LORMA OB-GYNE TEAM OFFERS NEW PROCEDURE: Gynecologic
is a procedure which is used to look inside the abdomen, fallopian tubes,
ovaries and womb. A medical telescope with an attached camera, called a
laparoscope, is put into the abdomen through a small cut in the belly button.
The pictures from the camera are sent to a television screen and magnified so
that the surgeon can clearly see the organs inside the abdomen.
Lorma’s AccuVein makes venipunctures less stressful
Lorma Medical Center is
now equipped with a new AccuVein AV300, the world's first handheld, non-contact
vein illumination device that helps healthcare professionals to locate
Patient Safety & Quality Mgm’t Office Established
“Lorma in 2012:
Enhancing the culture of patient safety in caring for your health.” This message
heralded the newly-established Patient Safety and Quality Management Office (PSQMO)
in Lorma Medical Center.
Barcoding provides new experience to laboratory
As the laboratory
department streamlines its workflows to improve efficiency in its provision of
services to Lorma’s continuously growing number of patients, it introduced the
use of the barcoding system among its outpatient clients.
Neurophysiologic Tests now Available at Lorma
Currently, the most
comprehensive in Northern Luzon, this set of neurophysiologic tests enhances
Lorma’s arsenal of diagnostic imaging services including 16-slice computed
tomography scan, magnetic resonance imaging and digital radiography.
Lakas Ng Lungs Mo, Alamin Mo!
Once again, the LUMS
pulmonologists, the Metro Rotarians, the LMC Respiratory personnel and LMC
Marketing people united to benefit the Philippine National Police (PNP), traffic
aid enforcers as well as tricycle drivers of San Fernando. Free Pulmonary
Function Test and free pulmo consultation were given, while Lorma hospital gave
discounted chest x-rays to those referred by the doctors.
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LIFECHECK CLINIC NOW OPEN AT SEVILLA
The inauguration was
attended by Lorma board of directors, medical doctors, executives, directors and
managers from various government agencies and corporations.
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Lorma Celebrates 78th Foundation Day
May 12, 2012
The Lorma LifeCheck Clinic
a new outpatient
health services facility that meets the changing and expanding needs of health
care services. It is focused on quality, prompt service, expert medical
specialists and all given at affordable and fixed rates.
EXPANDED, STATE-OF-THE-ART LORMA LABORATORY
The Lorma Laboratory is
now the mostmodern and complete laboratory in northern Luzon. This development
was initiated by the HospitalAdministrator and EVP, Mr. Robert F. Kaiser, in
response to escalating demand for lab services.
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New CT Scan unit now installed. CT Scan of ISIC
re-open on June 21,2011
Full range non-invasive diagnostic options including
Coronary Artery Imaging,
Advanced Lung Analysis, Automated Stroke
Assessment, Accurate Assessment of Pancreas &Prostate
FERTILITY BABY BORN AT LORMA
After eight long years of praying, waiting and hoping, Engr.
Dave Delizo and Engr. Maria Monina Paquidao-Delizo had their dream
come true. The couple
has been blessed with a healthy 7.15 pound baby boy on May 12th, 2011.
This is the only book available today
(in English) on successful management of a hospital with limited
resources in countries outside the industrialized world.
Newly constructed rooms for Lorma’s patients
Lorma Medical Center has
constructed an additional 12 suites on the 4th floor of the
Medical Arts Building.
interesting people at Lorma
LORMA…Now open for medical tourists!
Over 180 board-certified
medical specialists practice at Lorma; many have come from training in USA and
LORMA CELEBRATES WELLNESS DAY FAIR
Lorma Medical Center
successfully launched the opening of the
Lorma Wellness and Integrative
Medicine Center (LWIM) on March 30, 2010
Lorma Wellness & Integrative Medicine Department
New at Lorma Medical Center
This completes the plan
of offering fully digital x-ray services at Lorma.
VETERANS who are TRICARE members
now covered for medical
services at Lorma Medical Center,SFLU
Hope and healing
FOR A LA UNION HOSPITAL
BOLD GEOMETRIC ARCHITECTURE
Tests, Thyroid Uptake, & Radioactive Iodine Therapy
RIA tests at Lorma’s Institute of
at Lorma's Physical Therapy:
at Lorma's X-ray:
at Lorma Medical Center ICU:
Med- Gets fully operational
New Corporate Services & Information Center
The long anticipated
Corporate Services and
Information Center (CSIC) of Lorma
Medical Center was opened this August 2009.
Excellence in Healthcare, Education & Community Service!
Theme:People Helping One Another
Latest Developments at our Institution
Here are some of the
latest development at our institution.
Lorma Medical Center and Lorma College is now
Lorma College and Lorma
Medical Center celebrated its ISO (International Organization for
Standardization) awarding of certification on February 18, 2009. The
Anglo Japanese American Registrars (AJA) awarded the Lorma certificate
in ISO 9001:2000 at Lorma Carlatan campus.
ISO 9001:2000 Certificate Awarding Ceremony.
ISO 9001:2000 CERTIFICATE
AWARDING OF LORMA MEDICAL CENTER and LORMA COLLEGES By Anglo Japanese
American Registrars On February 18, 2009 at the College AVR
To promote better healthcare and
continuous improvement in Lorma Medical Center and to serve its
patients better especially the newly born babies, the Nursery was
renovated and was ready for use on May 28, 2008.
New medical leadership poised to set higher standard of healthcare
In a ceremony held at the Lorma chapel, Dr. Mario T. Bautista, M.D., FPCS, Thoracic (Chest) and General Surgeon, was appointed as the 4th
medical director of the hospital.
New Dialysis Center now opens
Lorma Medical Center inaugurated and blessed their new Dialysis Center
located at the 5th floor of the Medical Arts Building on December 2007
and became fully operational on January 2008.
Lorma's Medical Center's ISO Team
Lorma Medical Center plans
to achieve ISO certification before the year is over. The first batch
of ISO team started documenting Lorma's work processes four years
ago. The second batch of ISO team, spearheaded by Mrs. Maricel E.
Carpio, the ISO DCC Editor, and Mr. Gettie M. Lomboy, the ISO DCC
Assistant, took over the work in 2007.
Newly Accredited Lorma DOTS Facility
Lorma's hospital-based DOTS (Directly Observed Treatment
Shortcourse) Facility has been recently accredited by Philhealth. This
means that TB patients can avail of the PhilHealth Outpatient
Anti-Tuberculosis/DOTS Benefit Package.
Emergency Department Opens
Lorma Medical Center today announced the opening of its new emergency
department; the latest phase in the hospital’s recent expansion
Comprehensive Executive Checkup
A comprehensive medical evaluation
designed to fit the demands of entrepreneurs and busy executives! New
and revised with a comparative checklist of other available executive
Lorma's new Mobile Clinic serves onsite physical examination
requirements at company, academic and government institutions at
locations throughout the province of La Union and neighboring areas.
Onsite Home & Office Laboratory Services
Introducing Lorma’s Home & Office Laboratory Testing Service; our
newest service for those who are unable to visit the hospital for
their laboratory check-ups. This new mobile service aims to deliver
the same quality of medical care found at Lorma to your home or
Onsite Lab Services for Practitioners
Introducing Lorma’s Laboratory Services for Medical Practitioners; our
newest offering for Doctors who are interested in providing a
value-added benefit to their patients with the convenience and care
that can only come from Lorma Medical Center’s Laboratory.
Onsite Corporate Services
Introducing Lorma’s Onsite Corporate Services; our newest offering for
corporations and government agencies with the goal of providing a
mobile, practical and efficient solution to varying and sometimes
complex healthcare needs.
Tests for osteoporosis and risk of getting a fracture! Introducing
the only Bone Ultrasonometer in La Union!
...more to follow!