Smart wins Grand Prix, Grand Anvil at Oscars of PR

ANVIL AWARDS. Smart representatives - led by Chief Financial Officer Chaye Cabal-Revilla (center), SVP for consumer business market development Oscar Reyes Jr., and public affairs FVP Mon Isberto - receive Anvil awards last March 23 at Shangri-La Fort.

Smart Communications maintained its winning streak at the Anvil Awards, receiving top honors for the third straight year at the Oscars of public relations in the Philippines. In a ceremony held recently in Taguig, Smart won the Grand Prix Award for having the highest number of Gold Anvils this year. The company also got the…

Nepal taps eHealth system of Smart as disaster risk reduction tool

Members of the Nursing Association of Nepal undergo training on the SHINE OS+ mobile app.

SHINE OS+, an electronic medical record and referral system initiated by PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications Inc. (Smart), has been adopted in Nepal as a tool for disaster risk reduction. Dr. Regina Estuar of Ateneo Java Wireless Competency Center (AJWCC) recently conducted a workshop on the open source platform with the Nursing Association of Nepal…

Smart deploys digital tech to improve delivery of public health services

SHINE TRAINING. Members of the Samboan rural health units undergo a training on how to use the electronic medical record platform SHINE OS+.

Smart Communications is harnessing technology to help improve the productivity and efficiency of healthcare providers assigned in rural health units (RHUs). Smart has been actively deploying its electronic medical record platform named SHINE OS+ or the Secured Health Innovation Network Exchange (Open Source) in RHUs mostly in the Visayas where many Filipinos don’t have access…

Smart innovation improves delivery of rural health services

Digitizing healthcare with SHINE OS+ Dr. Mimi Bondoc, municipal health officer of Zarraga, Iloilo, has worked in public health service for the past 26 years, and has witnessed how technology has helped in improving the delivery of healthcare to Filipinos, particularly those in underserved areas. Technology, she says, helped address one of the biggest constraints…

Smart empowers Eversley Childs Sanitarium in Cebu with digital services

SHINE OS+ TRAINING. Smart Communications trained 24 hospital personnel of Eversley Childs Sanitarium during the SHINE OS+ Users Training Workshop early this month. Smart was represented by Atty. Maria Jane C. Paredes, head of Public Affairs VisMin (seated, rightmost), while Eversley was led by Dr. Lope Ma. Carabaña, medical center chief (seated, second from right).

Wireless leader Smart Communications (Smart) has partnered with Cebu-based Eversley Childs Sanitarium to further improve the delivery of health care to patients in the northern part of the province. Smart recently signed a memorandum of agreement with Eversley to facilitate the referral of patients from the rural health units that are located in the northern…