By: Gian Carlo Leoncio
Dr. Relito M. Squilayan, the Medical Center Chief II presented the highlights and multi-year strategic deliverables of Rizal Med in its continuing journey to attain Good Governance under the Performance Governance System (PGS) relative to its vision of becoming the preferred end-referral medical center in Eastern NCR and CALABARZON for Surgery, Oncology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmology and Dermatology by 2022. The panel of experts is composed of governance leaders from different sectors namely, Dr. Ancieto B. Fontanilla, Mr. Guillermo M. Luz, Trustee and Fellow of Institute for Solidarity in Asia, Dr. Juliet Balderas, Associate of Institute for Solidarity in Asia, Dr. Bu C. Castro, Former President Philippine Medical Association, Dr. Fe Esperanza J. Espino Head Parasitology Department, Research Institute for Tropical Medicine and Mr. Orlando Clavinez, Medical Field Operations Manager of Wyeth Philippines.
After successfully meeting the necessary elements of the Performance Governance System (PGS) Compliance Stage, Rizal Medical Center is now PGS Compliant as conferred by the Institute for Solidarity in Asia (ISA) during the recently held Public Governance Forum on June 27, 2019 at the Unilab, Bayanihan Center, Pasig City. Rizal Medical Center has achieved this Compliant Status 6 months after its Initiation Stage conferral in November of 2018. It is also during this initiation stage conferral that the hospital has also bagged the Gold Trailblazer award for surpassing the requirements for Initiation.