Nanjing Jiangning Hospital was founded in 1935. After 78 years of development, it has grown into a Level Three general hospital that integrates medical service, teaching, research, prevention, health care, and rehabilitation. It is an affiliated hospital of Nanjing Medical University. The hospital is also the site of Nanjing Medical Emergency Center Jiangning Branch and Jiangning Tumor Treatment Center.
The hospital always bears in mind its social responsibility as a public institution. It adheres to the motto of “Benevolence, Honesty, Masterfulness, and Excellence” and the guideline of “development through talent and technology, high-quality service and innovation” and keeps enhancing its internal quality. All these efforts have brought higher medical expertise, better disciplinary program construction, and pleasant achievements of teaching and research. And the hospital has formed a relatively strong advantage in the district.
The hospital keeps expanding its physical scale. Presently its medical zone has a land area of 7.5 hectares and a total floor space of 73,411 square meters. The hospital has 2 branches and 2 outpatient clinics, with 800 beds in 23 standard inpatient areas. Every year the hospital has 1 million outpatient and emergency visits and more than 30,000 inpatient admissions.
The hospital vigorously strengthens the construction of its talent teams. It now has 1,314 employees. Among them there are 1,118 medical and technical professionals. And 13 specialists have doctoral degrees and over 110 have master’s degrees. There are also 135 specialists with senior professional titles, 350 with middle level professional titles, 1 specialist nominated for cultivation in the provincial Project 333, 3 young and middle-aged academic leaders of Nanjing, 3 Youth Medical Talents of Nanjing, and 4 specialists with associate professor appointment of Nanjing Medical University.
The hospital also attaches great importance to the development of its medical techniques and specialties. It now has 32 clinical specialties, 38 clinical departments, 5 medical technique specialties, and 15 medical technique departments. Its cardiology is a key discipline of Nanjing Medical University; its neurology, respiratory medicine, oncology, digestive medicine, general surgery, urology, orthopedics, and thoracic surgery are key specialties of Nanjing. The hospital has also filed applications to make its neurology and respiratory medicine become provincial level key specialties. In 2002 the hospital became a collaborator of the technique of minimally invasive removal of intracranial hematoma promoted by Ministry of Health. Every year the hospital wins science and technology achievement awards at provincial, municipal and district levels.
Presently the hospital is working on the plan of building a new facility and the future new hospital will have a land area of 13 hectares and 1500 beds. Motivated by the work of health care system reform and the construction of the new facility, the hospital keeps improving its services and tries to become a Class Three Grade A hospital by the end of the Twelfth Five-Year period.