SCH holds a ceremony for initiating the construction of Universal Health Management Demonstration Hospital and signing cooperation agreement with Seven Oaks General Hospital, Canada
On the morning of March 24, 2019, Suining Central Hospital (SCH) held a ceremony for initiating the construction of Universal Health Management Demonstration Hospital and signing cooperation agreement with Seven Oaks General Hospital, Canada at Suining Dongxu Jinjiang International Hotel. The event was hosted by the Disease and Health Management Committee of China Hospital Association and organized by Suining Central Hospital. Vice Mayor of Suining Municipal People's Government Yuan Bing attended the event and delivered a speech. More than 200 persons including Li Daopi, Secretary of the Leading Party Member's Group and director of Suining Municipal Health Commission, and the Party and administrative leaders, middle-level cadres, head nurses and trainees of Suining Central Hospital attended the event. Well-known experts and scholars invited to the event included former Deputy Secretary of the Leading Party Member's Group and Vice Minister of the Ministry of Health Wang Longde, who is Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering and President of Chinese Society of Preventive Medicine, Carrie Solmundson, President and Chief Operating Officer of Seven Oaks General Hospital in Canada, and Zhou Shenglai, Chairman of the Disease and Health Management Committee of China Hospital Association and Director of the Healthy China Research Center of Tsinghua University.
Chen Yongjun, Secretary of the Party Committee and President of SCH, Carrie Solmundson, Zhou Shenglai, and Yuan Bing addressed the meeting respectively.
Chen Yongjun stated, SCH will cooperate with the Disease and Health Management Committee of China Hospital Association to construct the Universal Health Management Demonstration Hospital, which includes to construct a well-qualified health management talents team and create a health management service model with brand influence and effectiveness, and will then promote the innovation and development of medical service in our hospital and Suining. He also said that Seven Oaks General Hospital in Canada is the third hospital with which we establish international friendly cooperation relations after Hospital Universitari Mútua Terrassa (HUMT) in Spain and Centre Hospitalier Universitaire d'Angers (CHU-Angers) in France. We will take this opportunity to explore establishing an international health management center in Suining, to strengthen the bilateral cooperation in health promotion, disease prevention and rehabilitation service, etc. with emphases on talent exchanges, scientific research cooperation and project co-construction, and ultimately to achieve the goals of complementary advantages, mutual benefits, win-win cooperation and promote the hospital's in-depth development towards "Being compatible internationally".
Carrie Solmundson gave a brief introduction about the Seven Oaks General Hospital in her speech. She said that she felt lucky to get together with the attendees in beautiful Suining to discuss how both hospitals will create better medical and health services together, and she hopes the two parties will have more and longer-term cooperation so as to meet the medical and health challenges that they are facing together.
On behalf of the Disease and Health Management Committee of China Hospital Association and the Healthy China Research Center of Tsinghua University, Zhou Shenglai extended warm congratulations to SCH on joining the project of Universal Health Management Demonstration Hospital. He stated, 100 third-grade Class-A hospitals had been selected as pilot hospitals in 100 cities throughout the country for the Universal Health Management Demonstration Project; And SCH was selected to join the project on behalf of Suining for its influence in Suining, Sichuan and even in the whole country, and more importantly, for its achievements in the reformation, innovation, and development of medical service and One Health industry in recent years; We firmly believe that the construction of Universal Health Management Demonstration Hospital will not only train professionals and main force for Suining's One Health industry, but also promote the development of primary medical care and One Health industry in Suining.
Yuan Bing stated, that SCH initiates the construction of Universal Health Management Demonstration Hospital and cooperation with Seven Oaks General Hospital marks a solid step we take in transforming the medical and health services in Suining from Disease-centered to Health-centered. He requested that the hospital seize the opportunities to deliberate and make strategic plans for health and disease management, and ensure to play a greater role in the work of "Healthy Suining".
Subsequently, on behalf of SCH, Chen Yongjun signed an agreement of jointly constructing Universal Health Management Demonstration Hospital with Chairman of the Disease and Health Management Committee of the Chinese Hospital Association Zhou Shenglai, and signed a memorandum of cooperation with President and Chief Operating Officer of Seven Oaks General Hospital Carrie Solmundson.
After the signing ceremony, Academician Wang Longde, Professor Carrie Solmundson, and Professor Zhou Shenglai gave lectures on the topics of "Healthy China Starts from Me", "Health Management Model in Canada", and "the New Missions of Chinese Hospitals", in which the three scholars shared their rich experience with the attendees who benefited a lot from the lectures.