St. Vincent General Hospital Cebu, Inc started in 1950 as a two-story maternity facility owned by the late Atty. Jose Taboada and his wife Dr. Natividad C. Taboada. After nine years of operation, they opened the San Vicente School of Midwifery.
By March 2001, SVGH limited its operations to the school and key hospital departments including the emergency room, imaging, and laboratory. After seven months, SVGH reopened all services under the management of Cebu United Doctors Incorporated (CUDI).
Since July 2008, St. Vincent General Hospital has been managed by a new board headed by Atty. Augusto W. Go as Chairman, Dr. Iben Ting as President, Ms. Candice Gotianuy as Managing Director, and Frederick Ong as Director.
St. Vincent today is a 140-bed capacity hospital accredited by the PhilHealth as a Center of Excellence and licensed by the Department of Health as a Tertiary Hospital. It has modern facilities, state-of-the-art equipments and manned by highly skilled specialist. It continues to strive for excellence in the field of health care that is accessible and affordable to the community.
St. Vincent General Hospital Cebu, Inc. (SVGHCI) is a reputable tertiary healthcare institution accredited by the Department of Health and Philhealth Insurance Corporation. Propelled by its mission to deliver competent patient centered health services, SVGHCI continues to nurture its human and material resources to provide a quality and excellent patient care.
PATIENT SAFETY AS PRIORITY
Upholding its promise “Caring for people, Healing lives”, St. Vincent standards, systems, structure, and processes are always geared towards patient safety as its priority. Henceforth, its accreditation with PhilHealth, Department of Health Philippine has strengthened its foundation as a premier health care facility.
St. Vincent is a 140-bed capacity level two tertiary hospital that is strategically located at the heart of the city specifically at 210-D R. Landon St., Sambag 1, Cebu City, Philippines, which is very accessible via all sorts of transportation systems, since it is proximal to the ports. It is a seven-story health care facility that houses multiple and diverse patient care areas including seven private and public wards that readily accommodate virtually all kinds of patients of various cases and ages. The special units such as the Emergency Room Department, the Operating Room Unit, the Labor Room and the Delivery Room Department, and the Intensive Care Unit cater the more elaborate situations. In addition, this facility has a Renal Unit, an Endoscopy Department, an Ultrasound and 2D Echo Unit, Radiology Department, and a Pharmacy that dispenses relatively tested and safe pharmaceutical products. Moreover, it has a comprehensive diagnostic laboratory, which provides a wide range of services manned by a competent and dedicated workforce utilizing updated technologies and methods. Furthermore, the newly opened rehabilitation unit is equipped with state of the art and cutting-edge facilities.
The institution is led by dynamic and committed administrators headed by the President, Dr. Iben A. Ting; the Medical Director, Dr. Kenneth S. Chan; the Hospital Administrator; Raymond L. Priagula; the Assistant Hospital Admin, Dr. Helen C. Estrella; and the Chief of Clinics, Dr. Reginita A. Uy.
This team is ably supported by different department and unit heads, consultants, and specialists. The staff is composed of highly dynamic, competent, and qualified medical, non-medical, and nursing service groups.
To deliver committed, compassionate and competent patient-centered health services responsive to the needs of every human being
To be a reputable healthcare institution through partnership with the best people committed to excellence
I - INNOVATION
St. Vincent espouses the value of keeping itself abreast with the available resources to bring in basic yet new technology for continuous improvement in its operation, training and research.
C - CAMARADERIE
St. Vincent believes in the authentic relationships we forge with all of our stakeholders – our patients, our personnel and our business partners in our desire to deliver competent, compassionate, committed, caring and conscientious health care services.
A – ALIGNMENT
St. Vincent operates in compliance with statutory laws relevant to its aim to provide services to the health care community.
R – RESPECT
St. Vincent places high regards on the stakeholders’ rights thus commit to perform duties to purportly preserve the stakeholder’s human dignity.
E – EXCELLENCE
St. Vincent rigorously works to bring in excellence in its services, policies & procedures to truly become a reputable health care institution.