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Traces of growth

July 2003
The Taipei City Government Department of Health (TCGDOH) started planning with respect to the regulation “the amendment to the organizational regulations and chart of TCGDOH medical institutes”.

August 11-September 4, 2003
Commissioner Hang Chang delivered presentations to employees at each municipal hospital and explained the basis for hospital integration

September 15, 2003
To ensure the integration of the city hospitals, the TCGDOH set up the “Taipei City Hospital Administrative Operation United Center” which was comprised of eight teams: health care integration, administrative integration, medical quality, information integration, logistical integration, community marketing, teaching and research and international cooperation.

January 8, 2004
Taipei City Council initiated a formal study into the feasibility of municipal hospital integration. A commission was established to follow any developments.

January 12-February 19, 2004
Dr. Hang Chang, the commissioner of the TCGDOH, visited each city hospital branch and had eight face-to-face seminars with doctors on “Discussion on the Amendment to Organizational Structure and the Establishment of Incentive”.

March 4, 2004
“Taipei City Hospital Planning Division” was founded to replace “Taipei City Hospital Administrative Operation United Center”. The vice commissioner of the TCGDOH, Mr. Chun-Chian Hsu, was appointed as Chief of the Planning Division

May 6-14. 2004
A face-to-face seminar was held for doctors in the presence of the Superintendent of Renai Hospital, Mr. Chen-Lung Wu, the Deputy Superintendent of Zhongxin Hospital, Mr. Shih-Nen Chuang, and the Deputy Superintendent of Hospital Branch for Women and Children, Mr. Tsung-Chen Huang, on “The Integration of City Hospitals and the Amendment to Organizational Structure”

May 28, 2004
Taipei City Council delivered a seminar on Taipei City Hospital Integration, inviting experts and scholars to discuss the upcoming changes.

July 7, 2004
Taipei City Council passed a bill allowing reorganization of the Taipei City Municipal Hospital System.

August 5, 2004
First selection of candidates for the Taipei City Hospital vice superintendent positions was held

August 15, 2004
“Taipei City Hospital Planning Division” relocated to the 7th floor of Taipei City Renai Hospital. Mr. Chen-Lun Wu, the Superintendent of Renai Hospital, was appointed as the Acting Chief of the Planning Division.

September 3-9, 2004
Dr. Wu, the Chairman and Acting Chief, together with other city hospital chairmen, visited each hospital to conduct and promote “Taipei City Hospital Seminar Tour”.

October 2-9, 2004
Dr. Da-Liang Chen, Vice-Chairman of the Taipei City Hospital Planning Division and Deputy Superintendent Mr. Shih-Neng Chuang visited each city hospital to conduct workshops on the management of specialized medical departments.

October 2004
Selection for department directors was held.

November 2004
Secondary selection was held to pick additional vice superintendents.

January 1, 2005
Taipei City Hospital was officially founded. The Call Center was established and is available 24 hours a day all year-round.

February 16,2005
The establishment of the Urology Department (Zhongxiao Branch).

April 28,2005- May 8,2006
Visit to a Tibetan community in Bangalore in the south of India to deliver medical aid.

August 16,2005
Approved by the Ministry of Education to become the Teaching Hospital of National Yang-Ming University.

September 26,2005
Trauma Center (Zhongxing Branch) was established

August 11,2005
Chinese Medicine Clinical Center (Branch for Chinese Medicine) was established.

October 25,2005
The opening of Clinico-Biotechnology Center (Renai Branch).

November 1,2005
A new Bed Control Center for the intelligent control of the bed care system was established to provide better service to citizens, as well as helping to minimize the problem of bed shortages.

December 12,2005
The Traditional Chinese Medicine Research and Development Center (Branch for Chinese Medicine) was established

December 20,2005
AIDS Prevention Research and Development Center (Branch for Chinese Medicine) was established.

December 30,2005
The Occupational Disease Research and Development Center (Zhongxiao Branch) was established.

January 10,2006
The Psychiatric Center (Songde Branch) was established.

January 21,2006
A teaching and cooperation agreement with Taipei Medical University Hospital was signed.

January 23,2006
The Community Medical Center (Yang-Ming Branch) was established.

February 19,2006
The teaching agreement between Taipei City Hospital and National Yang-Ming University Teaching Hospital became officially effective. An oath-taking ceremony for teachers’ certificates was held at National Yang-Ming University Teaching Hospital.

February 22,2006
The Cardiovascular Inspection Center (Zhongxiao Branch) was established.

March 1,2006
Taipei City Health Service Center’s “Pharmaceutical Product Guidance & Information Out-Patient Service” began to offer the “Medicine & Health Bag”.

April 1,2006
A teaching and cooperation agreement with National Defense University was signeds.

May 1,2006
Dr. Rei-Sheng Sun was appointed as the Superintendent of Taipei City Hospital.

July 27,2006
At a signing ceremony, an agreement on “Emergency Medical Care System” was signed between Taipei City Hospital and Taipei School of Special Education.

August 1,2006
The Breast Cancer Screening Center in the Renai Branch was established.

September 30,2006
Taipei City Hospital and National Chengchi University signed an agreement on academic exchange while, at the same time, an opening ceremony class credits was held as part of the agreement.

October 30,2006
Taipei City Hospital organized the opening ceremony of the Branch for Women and Children; this was entitled “A Brand New Hospital Branch for Women and Children and Total Devotion to Service”.

November 17,2006
Taipei City Hospital website was elected as the “Best Health-Related Web Sites of 2006 “.

November 30,2006
The Department of Dentistry of Taipei City Hospital, Zhongxiao Branch, organized an opening ceremony for the “Oral Health Center for the Handicap”.

December 1,2006
Taipei City Hospital is your greatest neighbor. Taipei City Hospital set up a cooperation agreement with Uni-President Convenient Stores for citizens nationwide to download the most recent City Hospital’s medical forms from the convenient stores. The walk-in service is now available for citizens and helps them to gain easy access to the medical service counter. A press conference was held at 10:00am on December 1 at a demonstration store at Uni-President Convenient Store 7-11 Headquarter. This was the “iBon Convenient Lifestyle Station - City Hospital Medical Outpatient Form Download”

December 7,2006
Taipei City Hospital organized an opening ceremony for the Hospice Care Unit (Yongai).

December 14,2006
Taipei City Hospital organized an opening ceremony for the Center of Physical Medicine on the 3rd floor of the Medical Building, Yang-Ming branch.

December 23,2006
Taipei City Hospital held a 2nd Anniversary Event including a seminar “Creating the Harvard Job Conference in Taiwan”.

December 28,2006
Taipei City Hospital organized a fundraising event entitled the “Autographed Baseball of Chien-Ming Wang, the Glory of Taiwan and Gold Medal Baseball Team at the Asian Games Doha” for the Chihsiang Ward and ALS patients on the 10th floor of the Zhongxiao Branch.

 January 19,2007
Press conference on “Connecting Matzu Heath Care” describing the implementation plan establishing the Liangchiang County medical audiovisual PACS system.

February ,2007
The “Music for Love at 10 O’Clock” music event began to be held regularly from February.

February 6,2007
Taipei City Hospital organized a flag raising ceremony for the hospital volunteer team.

February 16,2007
Taipei City Hospital’s two years of transformation. The renowned doctor, Dr. Reury-Perng Perng. was appointed as the Superintendent of Taipei City Hospital. He is dedicated to developing the specialized treatment centers at various hospital branches with the hope of converting the city hospital into a community medical center in the future.

August 14,2007
Taipei City Hospital and Taipei County Hospital signed a strategic alliance agreement on three keys issues: health care, administration and teaching and research.

August 28,2007
Team up with FTV (a TV channel) began broadcasting an entertainment and educational TV show “Health Combat Team” with the aim of delivering a practical health message to the public.

The Commissioner of the TCGDOH, Dr. Wen-Hsiang Chiu, together with the Superintendent of Taipei City Hospital Dr. Reury-Perng Perng and his team visited Matzu Island for the “2007 Liangchiang County Medical Enterprise and Service Review Conference”

September 3,2007
The clinical department of the Zhongxiao Branch in Nangkang Industrial Park began to provide a comprehensive outpatient-service by starting a “no lunch break service” allowing individuals to visit the medical service during their lunch break.

September 13,2007
The medical team conducted their 4th visit to Mongolia to provide related medical support and services in capital city, Ulaan Baatar.

December 24,2007
Taipei City Hospital Zhongxing Branch established the “Respiratory Care Ward”.

December 26,2007
The Urology Department of Zhongxiao Branch organized a ceremony to display their medal for “National Quality Award”.

January 7, 2008
“The Theory and Practice of a Healthy College Environment”, organized by our hospital and National Chengchi University.

January 24, 2008
Benefit dinner at the Taipei Arena.

March 4, 2008
The grand opening of “Postpartum Care” in the Zhongxiao Branch.

April 15, 2008
The opening of the “Addiction Prevention Research Center” in the Songde Branch.

April 22, 2008
”Blessing Concert and Opening Ceremony of Negative Pressure Ventilation in the Respiratory Care” is held in the Heping Branch commemorate the SARS outbreak that occurred 5 years ago.

May 1, 2008
“Dementia Care from a Benevolent Society”– the opening of Taiwan Alzheimer’s Disease Association in the Renai Branch.

May 9, 2008
The opening of “Postpartum Care” in the Yangming Branch.
The opening of the Early Intervention Center.

September 2, 2008
The Taipei International Medical Assistance Team gave gratuitous treatment to Mongolians, with the sponsorship of DHL Express.

October 2, 2008
The opening ceremony of the Citizen’s Health Movement in the Linsen Branch.

October 15, 2008
The inauguration of the superintendent Sun-Yran Chang.

November 12, 2008
The Annual Awards ceremony of the 2008 Outstanding Physician Award.

November 19, 2008
The promotion presentation for “Prescription ATM”.

January 6, 2009
Benefit dinner at the Taipei Arena.

February 16, 2009
The anniversary and opening of the physical examination center in the Zhongxing Branch.

February 21, 2009
Creating activities to celebrate the establishment of the “Zhongxiao Health Center—Your Friendly Neighbor”.

April 1, 2009
The opening ceremony for the “Integration Outpatient Service for Geriatrics” in the Renai Branch.

April 15, 2009
”The 40th Anniversary Celebration and the Inauguration of the Yingkun Auditorium” was held in the Songde Branch.

May 1, 2009
The 56th Anniversary Celebration—“Caring for Your Health” and the Mother’s Day Fair, which offers gratuitous treatment, held in the Renai Branch.

May 9, 2009
The inauguration of the “Cardiac Catheter and Cardiac Electrophysiological Research Center” in the Zhongxiao Branch.

June 23, 2009
The opening celebration for the Chengchi University Outpatient Department, Taipei City Hospital.

August 3, 2009
Lin-zhong Weng was transferred to the Taipei City Hospital as the deputy superintendent, Xiu-wen Liu as hospital chief in the Renai Branch, Da-cheng Qu as hospital chief in the Zhongxing Branch, and deputy superintendent Run-qiu Chen as hospital chief in the Heping Branch. 

August 5, 2009
Zhongxiao Branch, Branch for Women and Children, Yangming Branch, and Renai Branch were honored by the Institute for Biotechnology and Medicine Industry with the “SNQ Symbol for National Quality Certification” and the “Biotechnology and Medicine Industry Quality Award”.

November 12, 2009
The awarding ceremony of the 2009 Annual Outstanding Physician Award.

November 28, 2009
Organizing the Shi-ren Wen Academic Seminar—the 2008 Nobel Prize winner in Physiology or Medicine.

December 23, 2009
Thanksgiving & Christmas Celebration and the Opening Ceremony of the Dementia Day Ward were held in the Renai Branch.

January 6, 2010
The press conference for “One-Stop Service—A Comforting Harbor for Rape Victims” was held at the Branch for Women and Children.

January 15, 2010
”The Launching of the Online Prescription Platform and the Celebration for 2010 Pharmacist’s Day ”.

February 5, 2010
The donation ceremony by Cardiovascular Health Center, Yangming Branch.

April 7, 2010
The first in the country to provide 1,000 smokers with 4 weeks of free medication to help them quit smoking. Our 39 physicians from 8 hospital regions teamed up to assist the public.

April 20, 2010
The inauguration of Taipei Psychotherapy Center-Space to Think-Way to Talk-Future to Hope-in the Songde Branch.

May 6, 2010
”The 2010 International Nurse’s Day Celebration and the Outstanding Staff Awarding Ceremony”.

May 10, 2010
The Vaccine and Calcium Tablet Donation and the 25th Anniversary Celebration held in the Yangming Branch.

July 3, 2010
The 23rd Anniversary Celebration in the Zhongxiao Branch promotes a neighborhood that seeks “Health, Safety, and Happiness”.

August 6, 2010
The inauguration of the“CCU and Multi-Functional Minimally Invasive Treatment Center”in the Renai Branch.

September 6, 2010
The Opening Ceremony of the Long-Term Care Services and the 42nd Anniversary Celebration were held in the Heping Branch.

October 15, 2010
A city/county wide film festival was held during 2010 World AIDS Day.

October 30, 2010
Anniversary celebrations at the Branch for Women and Children.

November 4, 2010
The opening of the Wanhua Outpatient Department in the Heping Branch.

November 12, 2010
The awarding ceremony of the 2010 Annual Outstanding Physician Award.
The opening of the Clinical Study as well as the Education and Training Center.

November 13, 2010
The opening celebration for the renovation of the women’s and children’s ward.

September 7, 2011
The Taipei City Hospital officially becomes the teaching hospital of National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences.