醫院名稱： 臺中榮民總醫院 Taichung Veterans
總機：+886 4 23592525
傳真： +886 4 23595046
No. 1650 Taiwan Boulevard Sect. 4, Taichung, Taiwan
Established in 1982, Taichung Veterans Hospital (TCVGH) is recognized as public medical center in central Taiwan. As the only public medical center in central Taiwan, TCVGH is a trusted tertiary healthcare provider with over 1,600 beds and 6,000 employees, handling over 9,000 outpatient visits daily. TCVGH has built a reputation for its excellence in care by providing a comprehensive range of medical services in a variety of specialized fields. The present superintendent, Prof. Shih-An Chen, has been dedicated to developing the hospital into a leading-edge smart healthcare facility, emphasizing on advanced medical technologies and precision medicine. Dr. Chen, along with all members of the hospital team provides high-quality medical services, while also building a comfortable and pleasant environment for both its patients and employees.
Beginning in 1987, the team making up TCVGH’s Smart Healthcare program began creating the Electronic Health Information System (E-HIS). In 2009, TCVGH implement the use of electronic medical records. Due to the great success seen in the hospital-wide E-HIS, TCVGH earned the Smart Institution Award during the National Healthcare Quality Award ceremony organized by the Joint Commission of Taiwan in both 2015 and 2019. The excellent E-HIS was then successfully introduced into our 12 satellite Veteran Hospitals in the year 2020.
TCVGH established the Center of Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine in order to develop new technology for the treatment of cancers, as well as acute, severe, difficult and rare diseases. Through evidence-based genetic testing and analysis, TCVGH provides tailor-made personalized medicine. Additionally, TCVGH has set up both a genetic laboratory and stem cell laboratory, thus making it one of the medical centers in Taiwan possessing the ability to provide chimeric antigen receptor T-cell CAR-T therapy.
TCVGH has achievements within the Taiwan medical society in the fields of heart and liver transplantation, endoscopic surgery, and surgical navigation and monitoring systems. Its catheter ablation for cardiac arrhythmia and children’s interventional cardiac catheterization treatments have established many ground-breaking procedures now. TCVGH initiated the routine clinical use of the Da Vinci robotic arm in Taiwan. Currently, TCVGH is the center of excellence for urology, colorectal surgery, head and neck surgery, as well as Da Vinci robotic arm surgery. TCVGH has received an award from the Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology as being a Center of Excellence, and has also been recognized as an International Diabetes Federation Centre of Excellence in Diabetes Care.
2023年7月全新啟用「高階醫學影像中心」，配備2部高階磁振造影(1.5T MRI、3T MRI)，可依其病人需求特性安排，整合全身影像掃描，快速完成全身磁振造影檢查；1部「雙源CT掃描器」電腦斷層設備，影像解析度高、降低X光輻射量，並亦設置女性友善空間的乳房醫學影像檢查室，服務更加貼心且兼顧病人隱私。
In July 2023, the brand-new "Advanced Medical Imaging Center" was inaugurated, equipped with two state-of-the-art magnetic resonance imaging systems (1.5T MRI and 3T MRI). These cutting-edge technologies allow for personalized arrangements based on each patient's specific needs, facilitating comprehensive whole-body imaging scans and swift completion of full-body magnetic resonance imaging examinations.
In addition, the center is equipped with a "Dual-Source CT Scanner" computed tomography device, boasting high image resolution and minimal X-ray radiation exposure. Moreover, a breast medical imaging examination room has been thoughtfully designed to provide a female-friendly environment, ensuring services that are attentive to patients' needs and mindful of their privacy.
TCVGH has received the Accreditation of Teaching Hospitals for Physicians and Medical Personnel. With an annual training capacity exceeding 3,000 participants, the hospital has accumulated trainees from 10 universities and 119 medical institutions. The facility also became the teaching hospital for the Post-Baccalaureate Medical School, National Chung Hsing University in the year 2022. In the realm of research, TCVGH has cooperated with National Chung Hsing University, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Academia Sinica, National Applied Research Laboratories, National Health Research Institutes and several major research institutions and universities, allowing us to continually conduct clinical trials and actively promote Industry-Government-Academy cooperation. TCVGH has received the Executive Yuan's "Government Service Award" in the years 2010, 2016, 2019 and 2022, and will continue to be enthusiastically committed to improving our quality of service.
The facility’s International Medical Service Center was established in 2007, and receives from foreign residents and travelers in Taiwan. TCVGH has executed medical cooperation programs and on an international level has sent medical mission teams to Vietnam, Thailand and the Republic of Nauru. Emergency medical assistance is also provided to overseas Taiwanese and foreigners who come to Taiwan seeking both emergency and cutting-edge medical treatments. For purposes of global exchange activities, TCVGH collaborate with international hospitals to provide personnel training, co-organized seminars and signing Memorandums of Understanding.