CHENGDU, China, Dec. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 13, 2016, the Diversified Hospital Specialty Construction Forum & 2015 China Best Hospital Ranking List Press Conference was held by the Hospital Management Institute of Fudan University in Shanghai. The list is recognized as the most authoritative of its kind as it has been reviewed by 3,969 famous domestic experts from 37 clinical specialties invited by the institute.
Cheng Jingqiu, vice head of West China Hospital of Sichuan University, also attended the conference together with representatives of relevant functional units and clinical departments.
In 2016, by winning a total score of 88.257 on the 2015 Integrated Ranking List of China Best Hospitals and a total specialty reputation score of 319.70 on the 2015 China Best Medical Specialty Reputation Ranking List, West China Hospital of Sichuan University has ranked No. 2 for seven consecutive years in these two selections.
Among the 34 specialties (without oral medicine, gynecology & obstetrics, and pediatric internal medicine) of West China Hospital of Sichuan University included in the selections, anesthesiology has ranked first for seven consecutive years, and radiology second.
Among the specialties in third place are pathology, neurosurgery, urinary surgery, gerontology, ultrasound medicine, and emergency medicine. 16 specialties are among the top five and 27 are in the top 27 in these lists. Besides this, five specialties have been nominated.
In 2016, West China Hospital of Sichuan University won first place among all hospitals in southwest China on the 2015 Integrated Regional Hospital Ranking List (for evaluation of general capabilities of hospitals in different regions) and the 2015 Regional Hospital Specialty Ranking List (for evaluation of hospital specialties in different regions) by gaining full marks of 100. Among its 34 specialties included in the selections, 30 rank first, and four (pediatric surgery, orthopedic surgery, burn surgery, and clinical pharmacy) rank second.
About West China Hospital of Sichuan University
West China Hospital of Sichuan University originated from Yan Chai Hospital, which was founded by American, Canadian, and UK Christian churches in Chengdu, Sichuan in 1892. West China Medical School dates back to the Medical Department of West China Union University, established in 1914, which was back then a medical school created by American, Canadian, and UK Christian churches based on western medical education models.
For many years, the school/hospital has been involved in a great variety of international exchange activities, especially high-end cooperation with well-known international medical organizations. In the last two years, a long-term and stable cooperative relationship has been established with over 30 world famous hospitals and colleges, including Massachusetts General Hospital, Mayo Clinic, New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell, King's College London, University of California, Los Angeles, St Edmund's School, University of Pittsburgh, Thomas Jefferson University, The University of Edinburgh, Children's Hospital of Western Ontario, Griffith University, and The University of Western Australia.
More than 30 programs have been launched through cooperation with the USA, Canada, Denmark, Japan, and Sweden. The hospital has also organized/held over 70 large international meetings and received 4,600 foreign guests. So far 4,800 people from the hospital have been dispatched to attend international meetings or participate in overseas studies.
Mixed teams consisting of doctors, nurses, and technical management personnel have been sent to leading medical organization in foreign countries to learn new knowledge, exchange information, expand horizons, identify gaps, and seek cooperation opportunities.
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