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Remo Aguilar

Remo Aguilar has 264 articles published.

Dr. Remo-tito Aguilar co-founded #HealthXPh. A board certified orthopedic surgeon, he is Chief of Clinics at General Santos Medical Center and Medical Specialist II Orthopedics at the Southern Philippines Medical Center in Davao City. Dr. Aguilar is a healthcare social media evangelist and writes his medical musings at The Cast & Curious (www.remomd.com).

How healthcare social media campaigns may improve provisions of health in a devolved health system

in Economics/Healthcare/Medicine/Social Media by
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The lack or ineffective social marketing strategy (supply side barrier) and lack of information on benefits and availment process (demand side barrier) are a few of the identified restrictions to the use of health services in complex decentralized health systems such as the Philippines. An effective social media campaign could narrow regional differences in the provisions of health and address these two barriers.

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Teaching the “right” attitude and values to would be doctors

in Education/Physician by
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Our goals in teaching the “right” attitude for health professionals, hasn’t changed much in the past decades. The lack of clear context and needs assessment plus the scarcity of teaching and assessing ” attitudes and values ” among our health professionals is contributing much to “misfits” in the health community. A multi peer assessment is the closest tool we can use but is tedious and time consuming. 

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Addressing generational medical learning stereotypes

in Education/Physician by
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Join us this Saturday July 8, 2017 9PM Manila time as #HealthXPh chat discuss and address generational learner stereotypes in medical education.

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