Makati Life Medical Center Partners with United Imaging for Advanced Cancer Detection Technology

June 2024

Makati Life Medical Center is set to bring advanced cancer detection and treatment technology to the Philippines through a partnership with United Imaging Healthcare, Operista India, and Paeonmed Philippines. This collaboration will introduce the uMI 550 Digital positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) system, which utilizes artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance early cancer detection and treatment outcomes.

The uMI 550 offers advanced imaging capabilities powered by AI, enabling precise and timely cancer detection. United Imaging CEO Dr. Ju Song Xia noted the system’s high resolution, sensitivity, and faster scanning times, making it a valuable tool for medical practitioners.

As the largest healthcare public-private partnership in the country, Makati Life Medical Center serves as the primary health and emergency care provider for Makati City. The partnership agreement represents a significant advancement in regional healthcare. Dr. Dennis Sta. Ana, CEO of Makati Life Medical Center, highlighted the potential of the uMI 550 to improve patient outcomes through early cancer detection.

(Source: BusinessWorld)

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