Friday, February 17, 2023
Farrer Park Hospital announced the launch of a clinical collaboration with Allegiant Regional Care (ARC) Hospitals to promote continuing medical education among specialists and physicians.
The collaboration was officially launched at a joint surgical conference held at Cebu, Philippines on 11 February.
The conference marked the start of the two healthcare providers’ plans to cooperate on improving patient care and promoting clinical innovation.
In Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu, ARC Healthcare manages a 100-bed medical facility. Dr. Alex. E. Alegrado, the provider's medical director, explained that holding the conference would advance the medical education of the affiliated physicians of ARC Hospitals by allowing them to hear from eminent and reputable specialists from FPH.
Dr. Melissa Teo, a surgical oncologist from FPH, discussed advancements in melanoma, sarcoma, cytoreductive surgery, and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) during the conference.