Makati, Philippines, 23rd October 2021 – Responding to the need for quality and affordable healthcare especially during the pandemic brought about by COVID-19, Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (PSE: MPI)’s mWell PH, the fastest growing fully integrated health and wellness mobile app in the country has pulled out all the stops to increase the number of partner-doctors nationwide via its partnership with PhilCare, a pioneer in healthcare made smarter.
The collaboration between mWell and PhilCare allows users to consult doctors 24/7 or book an appointment at a convenient time—all in a few taps, without having to leave home! Primary care and specialized doctors, are available for video consultations on the mWell PH app.
MPIC Chairman, Manny V. Pangilinan is excited about the growth of MPIC group’s newest foray in digital healthcare, “mWell continues to evolve as it provides innovative healthcare solutions. Every step is anchored on its mission of bringing healthcare closer to every Filipino through a wide and sustainable network of medical experts and services.
Joey Lim, MPIC’s President and CEO said mWell shall further optimize its tools and features to empower more Filipinos to be in control of their health. He vows, “mWell will be their partner in every stage of their wellness journey.”
Further strengthening the partnership with PhilCare, mWell now offers savings on PhilCare health plans as part of its Gift of mWellness campaign for Christmas. This effort aims to help mWell PH app users avoid stress from unexpected medical expenses and have access to quality medical care. PhilCare ER Vantage and Health Vantage health plans provide up to P80,000 worth of emergency, hospital coverage and COVID-19 coverage for as low as P966. mWell users can avail of up to 10% off on various PhilCare health plans on the mWell PH app e-shop until November 15.
PhilCare’s CEO and President Jaeger Tanco said the partnership with mWell is rooted on a common mission to make healthcare accessible to Filipinos. “HMOs must utilize technology to meet customers’ needs in the most convenient way possible. With help from mWell, we can bring affordable healthcare to more people,” he pointed out.
Chaye Cabal-Revilla, Chief Finance & Sustainability Officer of Metro Pacific Investments Corp says, “This holiday season, mWell continues on its mission to respond to the healthcare needs of every Filipino. Our partnership with PhilCare is part of the group’s efforts to become an even stronger health ally for our countrymen. mWell’s goal is to build a healthier nation and a more sustainable future, fueled by the power of technology.”
This is in line with the MPIC Group’s commitment to contribute to the achievement of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, particularly SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being. It also supports the MVP Group’s Gabay Kalusugan advocacy to bring quality and affordable healthcare to Filipinos by providing convenient access to doctors. Using the mWell PH app ensures that patients, wherever they may be in the country, can easily reach experts and receive essential medical advice.
mWell’s constantly growing ecosystem gives patients easy access to doctors from top hospitals including Makati Medical Center, Cardinal Santos, Asian Hospital and Medical Center De Los Santos Medical Center, Manila Doctors Hospital and Marikina Valley Medical Center.
Aside from telemedicine services, mWell provides fitness and nutrition programs developed by experts and an e-shop for health items. It is supported by industry and technology stalwarts, including CareSpan, Telus, LotusFlare, Aktivo and active8me and runs on fast secure payments via PayMaya.
mWell, is the health technology platform developed by Metro Pacific Health Tech Corporation that offers telemedicine, e-pharmacy, health and wellness programs, e-commerce, among others, in an integrated, tech-based healthcare digital ecosystem. Metro Pacific Health Tech Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Metro Pacific Investments Corporation, the leading infrastructure investment company in the Philippines with investments in various infrastructure assets including healthcare.