CITY OF SAN FERNANDO - Acting Provincial Health Office (PHO) head Dr. Eddie Ponio said he plans to adopt a system designed to monitor the performance of the hospital employees in order to serve patients better.

Ponio declared that he will initially focus on the health programs implemented by the present provincial administration.

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"Ang priority natin muna sa ngayon ay iyong immediate concerns ng ating gobernadora. Focus muna tayo sa delivery ng basic health services para sa ating mga kababayan na siyang namang sentro ng mga programa sa probinsiya," he said.

Ponio said he will first adopt the system of Governor Lilia "Nanay Baby" Pineda after which he will pattern whatever internal policy or system that PHO will implement to achieve its objective.

"Siguro kailangang matiyak din natin na efficient ang ating mga district hospitals sa pamamagitan ng epektibong pagbibigay ng serbisyo. Kailangan lang siguro nating pag-ibayuhin ang sistema ng pamamalakad upang makikita natin ang kakulungan pa sa bawat hospital," Ponio said.

"Mahalaga din na magkaroon tayo performance evaluation sa ating mga empleyado sa pamamagitan ng pagtanggap ng mga feedback mula sa mga pasyente," he added.

It can be recalled that the Civil Service Commission (CSC) previously ordered the reinstatement of Ponio to his original post as provincial health officer.

Ponio was designated as acting provincial health officer last month.