Bizbox Inc. attended the 42nd Philippine College of Hospital Administrators (PCHA) Annual Convention last November 11-12, 2017 which was held at Century Park Hotel, Manila. The theme of the event was “Healthcare quest for excellence and Sustainability.”
The first day of the event started with the opening ceremonies and acknowledgment of delegates. It was followed by the welcome and opening remarks by the over-all chair of the Organizing Committee National Convention, Hubert F. Lapuz. Digma R. Ragasa delivered the president’s message and the cordial greetings by Mr. Fernando B. Hernandez of UNILAB Laboratories Inc.
The introduction of Keynote Speaker followed, then the address of Keynote Speaker delivered by no other than Assistant Secretary of Health, Enrique A. Tayag. Right after the awarding of Plaque of Appreciation to the Keynote Speaker and UNILAB, the Induction of New Fellows took place. UNILAB Speaker, Dennis Ngo, discussed Malnutrition: A Hidden Plague. Before the morning session concluded, the ribbon cutting and opening of booths were led by Assistant Secretary Enrique Tayag.
The afternoon session began with Mr. Henry S. Tenedero’s talk on The Impact of Social Media in Hospital Marketing: “Make or Break”. Mr. Tenedero is the president of UST Alumni Association, Inc. It was followed by the discussion on The Role of Administrators in Patient-Doctor Relationship by Maria Minerva P. Calimag, PMA Past President. The last speaker for the first day of the convention was Mr. Conrad B. Favorito. His topic was Developing Quality-driven and Highly Effective Middle Managers.
The second day of the event started with Rev. Fr. Rodel R. E. Aligan’s talk on “End of Life Issues” and was followed by the Legal Update Affecting Healthcare Administration: Data Privacy Law discussion by Ms. Roren Marie M. Chin. Ms. Eliza B. Ahyo then discussed The Essence of Digitized Technology in Hospital Marketing. After the first three talks of the day, the Induction of Associates and Regula Members and the Induction of 2018-2019 PCHA Officers took place. There was a CAREJET Presentation before everyone took a break.
For the afternoon session, Eduardo Badua III talked about Empowering Physician Leaders in Hospital Management and Belle Noreen C. Estrada discussed Ensuring Financial Sustainability: A Challenge in the Quest for Healthcare Excellence. One of the event’s highlights was Mr. Francis J. Kong’s talk on Leadership with the Heart. The convention ended with the closing remarks from the Vice President, Alfredo D. Padua Jr.
The event was a great opportunity for Bizbox to introduce its improved and latest solutions to the healthcare industry. Numerous hospital administrators dropped by Bizbox’s booth and have shown interest in the company’s products and services.