SoonChunHyang University Hospital (Bucheon, South Korea)
SoonChunHyang University Bucheon Hospital started to gain attention for achieving the latest hospital environment since its establishment in 2001 and is capable of leading the healthcare of the 21st century. It currently operates 1000 beds and is the region’s only tertiary hospital, staffed by over 1600 employees including 300 doctors, 600 nurses and other personnel. The hospital operates 31 departments to provide quick recovery and specialized treatment to patients, and also operates 16 specialized centers and 108 specialized clinics based on close cooperation and effective treatments. Through this, they are able to succeed in various complicated surgeries and in treating difficult diseases, and they are establishing their image as a very capable hospital.
Also SoonChunHyang Bucheon Hospital is equipped with the latest infrastructure and medical facilities such as WAMIS, PACS, TLAS, and EMR though which it has the best system for patient care. Along with their establishment, they have opened the Clinical Medicine Research Center and have been designated by the Korean government as a “research center on genetics related to the lung and respiratory disorders”. Since then, they also opened the Cell Treatment Research Center (2004).
The hospital operates specialized centers for each disease as well as the best medical staff in order to bring you the best possible healthcare services.
Gastrointetinal (Digestive) Disease Center
The center consists of well-trained medical staff, who has been trained in Japan, Europe and the US on the latest therapeutic endoscopy and who are actively conducting research activities. In particular, our center is playing a leading role in the field of therapeutic endoscopy.
Genome Research Center for Allergy and Respiratory Diseases
The center provides genetic information for the development of new drugs that will be useful in treating and preventing respiratory disorders and use its discovery on genetic factors related to respiratory disorders such as asthma to actual clinical application.
Nephrology (Kidney) Center
The center operates a peritoneal dialysis clinic and a hemodialysis clinic in order to provide treatment to patients who are suffering from end-stage renal disorders. The center conducts over 1,600 hemodialysis treatments every month.
Through partnership with the Molecular Biology Center and the Pulmonary Genetics Center, the Cancer Center conducts research on treatment and adult stem cell therapies that can be used to treat cancer.
The Dizziness Center is equipped with the latest facilities such as PET, SPECT and MRI, and is conducting studies on neuro-ophthalmology (diplopia) and neuro-otology (dizziness).
The center is equipped with a system that is capable of making precise diagnoses on cardiovascular disorders 24/7, and is treating severe patients who require cardiopulmonary resuscitation with pulsatile life support device.
The center provides systemic treatment through advanced technology such as arthroscopy for all joints (shoulder joint, knee joint, foot joints) and minimally invasive and minimal pain artificial joint replacement therapies.
Hand surgery Center
The center provides a one-stop service from our professors (Department of Orthopedics, Department of Plastic Surgery) and based on cooperation and information sharing with other departments for treatment, diagnosis and rehabilitation (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine).
Laser therapy Center
Laser beams can treat the intended target using interactions between the laser and skin tissue, and the center provides selective photothermal treatments that do not damage surrounding tissues.
Dementia Memory Center
In order to screen dementia, the center provides special tests and neuropsychological tests for precise evaluations, blood tests, radiologic tests, EKG, and the latest brain imaging tests such as MRI and PET-CT.
Center for Laboratory Medicine
The center assists in early screening, making diagnosis and planning treatment and deciding prognosis by deciphering the results of various tests for blood, urine, body fluids and tissue.
Comprehensive Health Diagnostic Center
They provide the best services through their precision screening programs so patients can receive exact testing and high-quality services.
General Examination Center
The center is Korea's best screening center for workers and aims to improve the health of the patients and enhance their work by evaluating the health of individuals and providing early screening for potential risks in groups or individuals.
Center for No Blood Transfusion
Public interest in non-blood transfusion is higher than ever as accidents have been reported with wrong blood transfusions using blood contaminated with bacteria and virus, and accidents caused by lack of stocked blood. In order to cope with this global trend, we currently operate the Non-Blood Transfusion Center in order to provide non-blood transfusions, which is a latest medical technique.
Emergency Medical Center
The center provides proper and rapid treatment to every patient who visits our emergency room due to trauma, cardiovascular disorders, drug poisoning and abdominal pain, so that they can be freed from their suffering as quickly as possible.
The center provides the best medical services to satisfy the patients as well as the clinics and hospitals that refer their patients to them by establishing the WAMIS to enable cooperative relationships with them and local hospitals, and by providing a quick treatment service and using a re-referral system.
International Healthcare Center
SoonChunHyang University Bucheon Hospital provides services to foreign patients by opening the International Healthcare Center in April 2009 that is capable of providing global-level services to satisfy the demands that are increasing along with the increase in foreigners living in Korea and foreign tourists.
As the region’s only tertiary healthcare institute, Soon Chun Hyang University Hospital is equipped with the latest diagnostic systems such as PET-CT, 3.0T MRI, DDR, PACS and TLAS as well as the latest medical services and the best healthcare staff.
All foreign patients who require treatment can easily access the services and specialists of Bucheon Hospital through our International Healthcare Center. Also, the International Healthcare Center provides services such as verification letters for clinic visits and hospital admissions, receipts, birth certificates, verification letters for vaccination, and all other medical documents in English.
Using translation services for English, Chinese and Russian, our specialized coordinators who are devoted and are experienced in thinking of the patient first can effectively set up a schedule for you to meet a specialist based on your condition. Your coordinator will continuously act as the point of contact between you and our services even after you go back to your country to manage and follow-up your condition.
* Patients who are covered by the National Health Insurance of Korea are required to visit the Department of Family Medicine before being treated by a specialist.
The coordinator of the International Healthcare Center provides services described in the following:
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