The Bataan General Hospital had their annual accomplishment reporting last December 22, 2014 which was spearheaded by its Medical Center Chief, Dr. Glory V. Baltazar. The purpose of the said program is to review what the hospital has accomplished for the year 2014 particularly on the three departments namely Medical and Ancillary, Hospital Operations and Patient Support and Nursing Service. Ms. Zenaida G. Ramos of the Quality Management System was the one who started the reporting. She talked about the different continual improvement plans as well as the accomplishment of the three departments as far as ISO-accreditation is concerned. Likewise, she tackled other matters like the Philhealth sharing among BGH employees, number of resolved complaints and the result of the customer satisfaction survey.
The Bataan General Hospital celebrated its 73rd founding anniversary last December 01, 2014. The celebration was officially started with a motorcade wherein different modern equipment as well as services of BGH was being promoted to the public. Right after that, a Holy mass was being celebrated by Rev. Fr. Abraham Pantig of the Diocese of Balanga and it was followed by ribbon cutting and blessing of the new equipment and facilities of BGH namely CT scan, Heart station especially treadmill, cardiac and holter monitors, endoscopy, cryosurgery, C-arm and also the TB-DOTS Center wherein it houses the GeneXpert machine which is a modern way of detecting Tuberculosis especially to those patients who developed resistance to anti-TB drugs.
JELO MAE G. ZABALA is one of the 100-Millionth Baby from Bataan. The baby weighing 3 kilos was born through normal spontaneous delivery on July 27, 2014 at 12:06AM attended by Dr. Bernadette Dimatulac at the Bataan General Hospital, Balanga City. She is the first child of Joel T. Zabala and Mary Jane Gerbasio of Brgy. Sta Elena, Orion, Bataan.
The search for the 100-Millionth Baby as explained by Dir. Eleanor Cura of POPCOM Region III, is a call to make every child be born wanted and ensured of his/her basic needs, health, education and other development. It was lauched as an opportunity to highlight the significance of the Phillipine Population Management Program in pursuing national and local development.
BGH made it again to the highest level. The Bataan General Hospital won another Red Orchid Award, a search for 100% Tobacco-Free Provinces, Municipalities, Cities, Government Hospitals and DOH Centers. The recognition was awarded during the Zonal Awarding Ceremonies for Luzon held in Baguio City on June 17-19, 2014. The awarding was attended by the Bataan Provincial Governor, Albert S. Garcia, Asec. Gerardo Bayugo, Dr. Enrique Tayag together with other advocates from government and non-government organizations.
For hospital category, it was the second time for this hospital to get the Red Award for being Smoke-Free. The Medical Center Chief, Dr. Glory V. Baltazar who was more concerned to liberate the patients and other stakeholders from ill effects of smoking (both passive and active) took the award as a continuing challenge to fight this disease of the mind, Smoking.