Hospital of the Sacred Heart in Baguio City - Philippines
Baguio City is one of the premiere travel destinations in the Philippines, popular for its cool climate all year round. Baguio is also regarded as the education capital in Northern Luzon, with Saint Louis University as one of its most prestigious university. Linked to Saint Louis University is the Hospital of the Sacred Heart, a private hospital owned and managed by the CICM.
Saint Louis University Hospital of the Sacred Heart is the largest privately owned and managed hospital in the City of Pines. The hospital complex which is made up of three interconnected buildings is located at Assumption Road Extension in Baguio City, and is easily accessible. It has the largest bed capacity among all private hospitals in the City. It also has the most number of hospital staff which includes doctors and specialists from the locality and visiting consultants from nearby provinces and cities, nurses, laboratory staff, maintenance workers, and administrative employees.
The Hospital of the Sacred Heart was established in 1977 as an answer to Saint Louis Universitys needs at that time. The year before the hospital was formally inaugurated, the university opened its doors to the Nursing and Medical students. Shortly after, to answer the needs of the Nursing and Medical student, the institution opened the hospital for them to be able to practice what they have learned inside their classrooms.
At present, the Saint Louis University Hospital of the Sacred Heart is still a training hospital for the students of Saint Louis Universitys colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Medical Technology and Pharmacy. Aside from being a training hospital, it also takes pride in its medical and laboratory facilities.
The Hospital of the Sacred Heart with its many able doctors and staff offer a number of medical services. The medical services include those under Allergology, Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Gynecology, Geriatrics, Laboratories, Nuclear Medicine, Nuerosciences, Obstetrics, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Pulmonary and Respiratory Care, ENT, Radiology, Rehabilitative Medicine, and Surgery. Aside from all these, it is the first hospital in Northern Luzon to offer Palliative Service to patients with terminal diseases.
Saint Louis University Hospital of the Sacred Heart is also affiliated with national associations that govern and set the standard for hospital management. Aside from its national affiliations, it is also affiliated with a number of international hospital associations. This makes the Hospital of the Sacred Heart an alternative choice for patients in the locality or neighboring provinces and cities.