UPOU and SPCMC sign MOU for Employee Health Service

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) and San Pablo Colleges Medical Center (SPCMC) for the provision of health services. Chancellor Melinda dela Peña Bandalaria represented UPOU while SPCMC was represented by Engr. Roy A. Gutierrez, Chief Operating Officer. The signing was held at the Office of the Chancellor Conference Room, UPOU Headquarters, Los Baños. Laguna on 09 June 2022.

The partnership aims to provide medical and hospital services to UPOU employees without requiring an initial deposit. This initiative is part of the University of the Philippines’ Enhanced Hospitalization Programme (eHOPe) that was approved and made effective on 01 January 2017. eHOPE provides a yearly P80,000.00 financial assistance for hospitalization expenses incurred during confinement, covering medical diagnostic procedures, laboratory examinations, prescribed drugs and medicines. 

Present as witnesses were Mr. Joseph Del Rosario, Finance Manager of SPCMC, and Dr. Jean A. Saludadez, UPOU Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration. Also present were Ms.  Elaine Juan, Ms. Mychele Laroza and Mr. Christian Felix from SPCMC and Mr. Michael P. Lagaya, UPOU HRDO Chief Administrative Officer.

Written by Jazel Dueñas

Edited by Myra C. Almodiel and Anna Cañas-Llamas

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