DIAL 33-80808 to SAVE A LIFE: TMC Iloilo to level up emergency response thru the newly-launched EMS Program

TMC Iloilo Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Medical Emergency Hotline Number: 33-80808
TMC Iloilo Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Medical Emergency Hotline Number: 33-80808

ILOILO City, Philippines– Staying true to its commitment to making healthcare closer to the Ilonggos by bringing in innovative programs and services here, The Medical City (TMC) Iloilo launched another pioneering program that will be beneficial to the Ilonggo community.

TMC Iloilo Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Hotline Number: 33-80808

TMC Iloilo recently started the first hospital-based Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in Iloilo. Alongside it, the hospital is also introducing it's Medical Emergency Hotline Number 33-80808, a 24/7 hotline for medical emergencies. 


With the competent and highly-skilled Emergency Medical Team of TMC Iloilo, patients are ensured that they will receive quality care based on the standards set for this program. TMC Iloilo Emergency Medical Team has undergone a series of specialized training to equip them with the skills and capabilities to respond to medical emergencies. 


How is TMC Iloilo Emergency Medical Services (EMS) different from others?

The team is now capable of performing medical emergency procedures at the place of the incident before transporting the patient to the hospital. With TMC Iloilo EMS, emergency responses will no longer be just transporting patients. The patients are also assured of an immediate medical intervention that increases the chances of survival. 


TMC Iloilo Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Head

The team is being headed by TMC Iloilo Emergency Medicine Specialist Dr. Sally-Mae Abelanes and TMC Iloilo Chief Medical Officer and Iloilo’s first and only Critical Intensivist Dr. Debbie Noblezada-Uy. Both specialists were skilled and trained to handle emergency medical cases in any given scenario. 

Who is Dr. Sally-Mae Abelanes?

To note, Dr. Sally-Mae Abelanes is TMC Iloilo's Emergency Medicine Specialist. She finished her Executive Master in Disaster, Risk, and Crisis Management at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) and just came back to the Philippines after completing her Research Fellowship at the Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA. 

Being one of the pioneer graduates of TMC Ortigas’ Emergency Medicine Residency Training Program and an active volunteer of various humanitarian organizations worldwide, Dr. Abelanes has acquired experience and expertise in disaster medicine, crisis management, and international emergency medical services. 


24/7 Emergency Hotline

Aside from the highly skilled and trained team, TMC Iloilo also takes pride in its Emergency Medical Hotline Number 33-80808 which has a dedicated team who can cater to emergency calls any time of the day.  


Calling for emergency medical assistance at TMC Iloilo was made more convenient, fast, and easy with a special and cloud-based application. All calls are now catered through an organized and unified communication system as TMC Iloilo’s new Medical Emergency Hotline offers a centralized communication system for efficient call management.

This has been made possible through TMC Iloilo’s partnership with TeLavi, a unified communications and call center telephony solutions platform, and telecommunications industry leader PLDT, Inc. 


“Being the trailblazer in healthcare in Western Visayas, we are always looking for ways how to improve our services and innovate to cater to the growing demands of our patient partners here in Iloilo. Our newly-launched Emergency Medical Services will become a gamechanger as we aim to improve the healthcare ecosystem of the region,” TMC Iloilo Chief Executive Officer Dr. Felix Ray Villa noted. 


TMC Iloilo Emergency Medical Services launching
TMC Iloilo Emergency Medical Services launching

“With TMC Iloilo’s Emergency Medical Services, we are looking into expanding our reach to cater to the healthcare needs of our patient partners and eventually save more lives,” he added.




TMC Iloilo is one of the five local hospitals of The Medical City brand. Its other hospitals are located in Ortigas, Clark, South Luzon, and Pangasinan.    


Entered Iloilo in 2009, it is the first hospital in Iloilo City to introduce the “Patient Partnership” service philosophy, a value of care that focuses on making every patient a partner in their journey toward wellness.   


The Medical City is the largest healthcare network that manages Guam Regional Medical City, the first Filipino-owned hospital in the United States. 


To learn more about our locations and services, visit www.themedicalcityiloilo.com. 

Diamond Georgina

Diamond Georgina is a lifestyle entrepreneur and blogger based in Iloilo City. Apart from blogging and being a professional salesperson, she loves filming (video content), traveling, and emerging in communities. She considers herself a life-long learner. Feel free to collaborate.

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