Taichung Veterans General Hospital

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Features

Features

  • Hit: 11794
  • Date: 2018/03/14

This hospital is the only public medical center in central Taiwan, and it has the following features:

Provides medical care in incidences of emergency and major injury/illness:
Our hospital is the referral hospital for critically ill and difficult cases in central Taiwan, with more than 3,700 operations performed monthly. The case-mix index (levels of complexity/risk of disease and difficulty in treatment) of our patients is high compared to that of other referral hospitals in Taiwan. In addition, we have accumulated abundant experience in the treatment of SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus) patients and post kidney-transplant patients due to large patient number.

Provides patient-centered holistic care with advanced equipment and technology:
This hospital has set up many cross-department centers to provide integrated care, such as the Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cardiovascular Center, Chinese-Western Medical Consultation Services, Health Examination Center, and the Digestive Endoscopy Center etc. Our advanced medical equipment includes Positron Emission Tomography (PET), Gamma Knife, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Chamber, Multi-Detector Row CT (MDCT) etc.


Promoting medical education by emphasizing medical ethics and patient-centered care:
We have signed training contracts with 10 universities and 119 hospitals and we train about 3,000 students and medical professionals yearly. We won the Outstanding Performance Award bestowed by the Ministry of Health and Welfare each year during 2011-2017 for Promotion of Clinical Skills Evaluation Models and Faculty Development Plans for General Medicine.