Alongside the Xiangjiang River in the westand facing the Yuelu Mountain in the east, Xingcheng-based Hunan Children’sHospital is dedicated to children’s health.
Openingits doors on June 1, 1987, Hunan Children’s Hospital (hereinafter referred toas the “Hospital”) is located at 86 Ziyuan Road, Changsha and covers a landarea of 82 mu (1 mu = 0.16 acre). Rated as one of the first Class III Grade Igeneral children’s hospitals in 1995, the Hospital has implemented “JCIAccreditation Standards for Hospitals” from 2013 to 2015.
Furnished with 1,800 beds and staffed with1,800 employees, the Hospital has established 36 clinical departments and 9medical labs. The Pediatric ICU (PICU) is a key national clinical department,and Internal Medicine-Pediatrics, Surgery, Infectious Diseases, Rehabilitation,and Nursing are selected as key provincial clinical departments. By far, theHospital has set up Hunan Provincial Pediatric Emergency Center, HunanProvincial Treatment and Rehabilitation Center of Pediatric Cerebral Palsy,Hunan Provincial Center of Adolescent Medicine, Hunan Provincial Prevention andControl Center of Pediatric Optometry, Amblyopia, and Strabismus. Affiliated tothe Hospital are Hunan Provincial Quality Control Center of Pediatric Medicine,Provincial Research Center of PICU Clinical Care Technology, SpecializedPediatric Management Committee of Provincial Hospitals Association, SpecializedEmergency Treatment Committee of Provincial Medical Association, SpecializedPediatric Rehabilitation Committee of Provincial Rehabilitation Association,and Specialized Pediatric Nursing Committee of Provincial Nursing Association.Currently, the Hospital serves as the vice president unit of the ChineseMedical Doctor Association’s Pediatricians Branch, and the deputy chief unit ofthe Chinese Medical Association’s Pediatric Emergency Treatment Group. In 2005,the Hospital successfully treated two of China’s first and youngest patients ofhuman avian influenza. In 2006, China’s first extremely low birth weight infantof 500 g was discharged from the Hospital. The Hospital successfully performedone separation operation of conjoined twins respectively in 2009 and in 2012.
Insisting on rejuvenating the Hospital withtechnology, Hunan Children’s Hospital has set up the highest awards—“ZhaoXiangwen Award” and “Xiangwen RMB 1 Million Teaching Award”. In 2002, theHospital issued the Clinical Pediatric Surgery Magazine, a source journal forChinese scientific and technical papers and citations. The Hospital establishedHunan Pediatrics Research Institute in 2004 and further founded the NationalPost-doctoral Research Station in 2007. The Academy of Pediatrics set up in2009 offers undergraduate pediatrics programs, trains full-time postgraduatestudents, and undertakes about 30 national continuing medical educationprograms every year. The Hospital won the “Soong Ching-ling Pediatrics Award”in 2010 and 2016. As a leading unit, the Hospital was granted a “NationalSci-Tech Support Plan” program during the “12th Five-year Plan” in 2011.
Attaching great importance to international exchangeand cooperation, the Hospital is China’s only pediatrics foreign aid trainingunit and Hunan Province’s Medical Foreign Aid Training Base. Undertaking 29foreign aid training courses, the Hospital has trained 888 trainees for some 60countries and regions. In 2016, the Hospital was awarded the “Hunan KeyInternational Medical Center of Pediatrics”. By actively introducing foreignexperts and intellectuals every year, the Hospital has launched internationalcooperation in terms of scientific research, technology, and training. By far,the Hospital has established the Child Autism Diagnosis and Treatment ResearchCenter with the New York State Institute for Basic Research in DevelopmentalDisabilities, founded the Pediatric Tumor Center with the Children’s HospitalLos Angeles, and worked with the Boston Children’s Hospital in the clinicalapplication of the extracorporeal membrane. The Hospital has also signed aMemorandum of Understanding with the University Hospital Hradec Kralove. Amongthe themed international seminars of different specialties held by the Hospitalevery year, six are international forums of PICU and newborns. China-United States(Xiaoxiang) International Pediatrics Forum has been held for four sessions.Enjoying an increasing awareness, the Hospital has bridged the excellentplatforms of international cooperation and exchange for domestic and foreignpediatric medical workers.
With a pilot unit of the electronic medical record designated by the Ministry of Health, the Hospital has completely paperless offices and digital diagnosis and treatment. As one of China’s first hospitals certified according to ISO9001/14001 in 2004, the Hospital insists on scientific development and developed the spirit of “Unity and Progress”, “Innovation and Advancement”, and “Better Yourself” in line with the motto of “Perfection, Wisdom, Scholarship, and Integrity”. By far, the Hospital has launched such charity programs as the “Smiling Angel Tour to Tibet”, “Love and Blessed Children’s Heart”, “Tomorrow’s Plan”, and “Decibels of Angels”, and paid the medical fees of RMB 100 million for patients who are children living in poverty. In the past decade, the Hospital has had 61 feature documentaries aired in CCTV, established 42 clinical supervision hospitals and worked with 200 mutual-referral hospitals, gaining better core competiveness. Furthermore, the Hospital has won such national honors as an “Advanced Collective of National Health System”, “Advanced Collective of National Medicine and Health System”, “National May 1st Labor Award”, “National May 1st Women’s Model” and “Pioneer Worker”.
Data Last Updated in March, 2016