Da Nang’s largest international hospital comes into service
Wednesday, 2017-09-27 10:01:46
NDO – Vinmec Da Nang International General Hospital officially came into operation on September 27, becoming the largest private hospital in the central coastal city.
Built on an area of over 37,000sqm in Hai Chau district, the VND1.2 trillion facility has nine floors and a basement, with a capacity of 222 beds and is full of specialised equipment.
The newly-built facility is equipped with the world's leading modern medical equipment, such as a CT scanner 640, the latest version of endoscope HQ 190, and a hybrid operating room equipped with HD audio and video transmission systems, capable of connecting directly with leading experts around the world in order to coordinate in diagnostics as needed.
With a team of highly qualified personnel, combined with the world's leading modern facilities and equipment, Vinmec Da Nang is one of only four local medical facilities to be selected for serving the APEC Economic Leaders' Week, scheduled for November in Da Nang. The hospital is well-prepared to carry out any emergency work and medical examinations and treatment for the important event.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Prof., Dr. Le Quang Cuong, Deputy Minister of Health, stated that Vinmec Da Nang, together with three other hospitals in the city, will prepare for and fully meet the conditions for serving the important 2017 APEC Summit.
The operation of the new Vinmec hospital is expected to ease the overload at public hospitals in the city, while its Joint Commission International (JCI) for international-recognised hospitals’ accreditation criteria will also facilitate its services for both locals and international visitors when visiting Da Nang.
The hospital is equipped with modern technology and facilities, including the hybrid operating room in this picture. (Credit: Vinmec)
It is one of major hospitals in the central region and also the sixth under the Vinmec system, following the establishment of hospitals in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Phu Quoc, Nha Trang and Ha Long.
Prof., Dr. Do Tat Cuong, Deputy General Director of Vinmec International Hospital JSC, emphasised that, like all other hospitals under the Vinmec system, Vinmec Da Nang will operate on a non-profit basis for the benefit of the community and provide the best health care for local residents and visitors to Da Nang.
Vinmec is invested in and being developed by Vingroup - a multinational economic giant in Vietnam. After five years of operation, Vinmec has become an international standard facility for health care in the country. By 2020, Vinmec targets putting into operation a chain of ten hospitals across Vietnam, along with establishment of its Vinmec Medical University and a series of medical research institutes in various fields. To date, Vinmec is the only private healthcare system in Vietnam with two hospitals with JCI - the strictest hospital safety standards in the world.
From September last year, Vinmec medical system has been transformed into a non-profit model with the objective of contributing to the development of the health sector and improving the quality of medical examination and treatment in Vietnam. Vinmec is also a prominent medical facility for charity and humanitarian causes through its free surgeries for thousands of patients nationwide.