Good news for DRMC employees, GSIS and DRMC had finally signed a Memorandum of Agreement for GFAL or GSIS Financial Assistance Loan represented by Mr. Oscar Paul B. Fortuna, GSIS Tagum City branch manager, Dr. Bryan O. Dalid, DRMC’s Medical Center Chief II and Ms. Rhodora M. Boiser, DRMC’s HRMS head, during the Monday’s weekly convocation held at DRMC gym last September 16, 2019.  

( from left to right: GSIS Mr. Fortuna, GSIS Staff, Dr. Dalid, Ms. Boiser)

The Davao Regional Medical Center (DRMC) conducted a Planning and Budget Deliberation (PBD), for the year 2020 started last June 13 and ended last July 12, 2019 at Conference Room B, Administrative Building.

The PBD Committee served as the panel for the presentation of the different units for their Work and Financial Plan (WFP) & Project Procurement Management Plan (PPMP) for each Fiscal Year.

With the collaborative efforts of the following members of the committee: Marvin V. Bohol, PBDC Chairperson; Kathlyn Lee F. Fuerzas, Designate Planning Officer, Karen Kate M. Lisbos, Designate Budget Officer; Rhodora M. Boiser, BAC Chairperson; Mercedita D. Panuncio, BAC Vice – Chairperson; Duenn C. Mulod, Materials Management Section (MMS) Head; Maria Victoria S. Aquino, Procurement Section Head; Division Chiefs, Secretariats and representative from major concerned units, the deliberation was conducted accordingly.

The said committee is tasked to ensure alignment and synchronize the operational plans with financial plans. Effective budgeting and expenditure management can only be realized with the necessary inputs from all DOH units, particularly through timely submission of good quality plans.

       The objectives of the deliberation are to: Formalize and increase efficiency in the planning and budget- setting process; Ensure that operational plans are aligned to DOH strategic policies and thrusts; Ensure that operational plans, work and financial plans, and budgets are synchronize, and align; and Maintain transparency in the planning and budgeting process.

Moreover, in line with the implementation of the PGS in the institution, the committee aims to achieve the highest rate of 5 which is “The organization has linked its budget to the strategy. Through this, the organization can derive provision for strategy-related expenses, while synchronizing the strategy with operating expenses and capital expenditures.” ,thus, establishing a sound public finance management. (Yan)


     The Performance Governance System (PGS) Core Team headed by the Medical Center Chief Dr. Bryan O. Dalid, together with Ms. Rhodora M. Boiser, Ms. Kathlyn Lee F. Fuerzas, Mr. Fructuso Y. Vicada, Jr., Ms. Timie Mariz V. Pagarayon and Ms. Special Gazmen attended the 19th Governance Boot Camp Basic Class last February 20-22, 2019 at the Quest Hotel and Conference Center, Clark, Pampanga. The event was also attended by other 102 delegates from different hospitals, national government agencies and local government units.  

     First day activities include orientation and briefing on the Boot Camp Primer, module on Governance Values and Development Mindset by Dr. Jesus P. Estanislao (President of the Institute for Corporate Directors and Institute for Solidarity in Asia) which highlighted the importance of having the right set of values to create a culture of governance in the organization; and module on Strategy Fundamentals by Mr. Christian P. Zaens (Executive Director of the Institute for Solidarity in Asia) emphasizing that with the right understanding on strategy execution, one can still do business as usual while achieving breakthrough results.

The delegates of the 19th Governance Boot Camp Basic Class


            Multi-Sectoral Governance Council (MSGC) together with the DRMC’s Performance Governance System (PGS) Core Team and Planning and Strategy Management Office (PSMO) Staff held its 3rd Meeting last May 23, 2019 at MCC Lounge, discussing the following agenda:

Presentation of Strategic Contributions for 1st Semester; Updates on the Format/Template of Unit/Division DRMC Governance Dashboard and Scorecard; Proposed additional agencies suggested by the PGS Core Team members to be added as MSGC partners. The following agencies mentioned are: PhilHealth, National Economic Development Authority (NEDA), Philippine Army, Bureau of Treasury, LGU Tagum and Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP).

Director Adams Torres emphasized that “strategic goal is something that we do that can be improved, with partnership from other agencies since partners are necessary component that drives success in the achievement of strategic goals.”

To comply with the Performance Governance System (PGS) Proficiency Level requirements, this activity is regularly conducted to ensure that DRMC move forward realizing its vision. (Yan)


During the 2nd DRMC-MSGC Meeting and Operations Review at Molave Hotel January 22, 2019. 

     Multi-Sectoral Governance Council (MSGC) is an advisory body that assists in ensuring that DRMC stays on track in installing its governance system and that DRMC will deliver breakthrough results in all facets of its operations. 

MSGC Partners:
*Department of Health Regional Director Dr. Annabelle Yumang
*Civil Service Commission Regional Director Adams Torres & Regional Field Director Nelly Esperanza
*National Commission on Indigenous Peoples Provicial Officer Emmanuel Cacal 
*San Pedro College Executive Vice President Desiderio Noveno.
*Provincial Government of Davao del Norte Administrator Samson Sanchez