Title:Groundbreaking ceremony to commence construction of the Critical Care Medical Building at the Neihu main facility of Tri-Service General Hospital, enhancing the power of critical care medicine.Published day:2023/4/17
To enhance the power and quality of critical care medicine, as well as upgrade current medical services, the groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of construction of the Critical Care Medical Building was held on April 17, 2023. The event was hosted by Lieutenant General Chien-Sung Tsai, Director of the Medical Affairs Bureau, Ministry of National Defense, and past and current directors serving the Ministry of Health and Welfare and the Department of Health of the Taipei City Government. Also in attendance were past and current superintendents of the hospital and honorable guests. With this new building, the management power of critical care medicine will be enhanced and vertically integrated with regional and area hospitals to provide cross-territorial and multi-specialty medical services for the public. The whole project is planned to be completed by September 2026.
The event commenced with a dancing lion performance and lively drums, marking a wonderful beginning to the construction. Speeches by Lieutenant General Chien-Sung Tsai, the Director of Medical Affairs Bureau, Ministry of National Defense, the Superintendent of Tri-Service General Hospital, Major General Yi-Jen Hung, and other guests followed. Finally, Director Tsai, Superintendent Hung, and other guests prayed for good luck during the construction and blessed the project, breaking ground with golden spades.
The newly built Critical Care Medical Building of the hospital, including a two-storey car park, will include space for cardiovascular surgery, thoracic surgery, neurosurgery, and dermatology, and feature AI-equipped operation rooms, ICUs, general wards for acute diseases with 173 beds, and international conference rooms. The design is people-oriented and features green architecture and power-saving concepts. The facility will also be equipped with complete infection control and isolation traffic flows as well as smart medicine systems. The space combines a software system design to integrate the medical demands of acute and critical patients with major trauma, stroke, and cardiovascular disease, with fewer delays. It will also provide high-quality, consecutive care for patients before, during, and after acute and critical stages to offer a holistic, friendly medical care environment with modern medical services.