New medical center in Cebu costs P2 billion

May. 02, 2015

DAVAO CITY – The newly constructed University of Cebu Medical Center (UCMed) which costs P2 billion pesos, offers many “firsts” medical services in the Visayas and Mindanao region and Southeast Asia.

On Friday, President Benigno S. Aquino III toured the newly constructed University of Cebu Medical Center (UCMed) as the country celebrated Labor Day.

The center has a catheterization laboratory, cardiothoracic intensive care unit, coronary care unit, and operation room.

It has the first 3D Mammography with Tomosynthesis and fully-integrated 3D Endoalpha Minimally Invasive Surgery Operating Room in Southeast Asia. It also has the most advanced 3D Laparoscopic Surgery Operating Room and Digestive Endoscopy Suite in the Philippines.

UCMed’s Brainlab, which is an imaging device that will make spine and brain surgery safer, is also reported as the most advanced in the Visayas-Mindanao region.

The Level 2 medical center has 12 storeys, 300 bed capacity and sits on a one-hectare property along Ouano Avenue in Subangdaku, Mandaue City.

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