Four hi-tech centers built to meet patients’ demand

The Ministry of Health has given the green light to E Hospital in Hanoi to open four hi-tech centers to satisfy patients’ demand.

The four centers include heart center, digestive center, bone-muscle center, and tumor center. Heart center is expected to be the leading one in performing complicated cases of congenital heart problem in the country.

The hospital yesterday broke the ground for building a treatment ward and a modern ward for outpatients as well as set up a children ward.

Speaking at the ceremony, Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien highly appreciated the hospital’s growth in application of advanced techniques to improve treatment service quality.

Hospital Director Professor Le Ngoc Thanh said that the treatment ward and the ward for outpatients are built on an area of 13,000 meter square with total cost of VND358 billion (US$ 15.7 million). It is hoped to serve 2,000 patients a day.

It is scheduled to open the two wards in 2018.

On the same day, Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien and her delegation called on Bach Mai Hospital and the Central Children Hospital in Hanoi to liaise with hospitals’ managers. Health Minister urged hospital leaders to improve treatment procedures, patients’ record writing in order to reduce patients’ waiting time.

In related news, through patients’ complaint of medical workers’ improper behaviors to patients in Tan Trieu clinic - satellite hospital of Tumor Hospital - in Ha Dong District in Hanoi, Tumor Hospital Director Professor Tran Van Thuan said that the hospital's managing board decided to issue discipline to seven medical workers including deputy head of a ward.

By Quoc Lap – translated by Uyen Phuong

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