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PUTH officially takes over Beijing Capital International Airport Hospital

JAN . 02 2019
Peking University, Jan. 2, 2019: Peking University Third Hospital (PUTH) announced that it has managed to expand its presence near Beijing Capital International Airport. The new PUTH-affiliated hospital, dubbed Peking University Third Hospital (Beijing Capital International Airport Branch), was established at the inauguration ceremony held on December 26, 2018, indicating its official takeover of the former Beijing Capital International Airport Hospital.

At the ceremony

Dozens of high-profile officials from local authorities, PUTH and other relevant organizations attended the event to witness the founding of the new hospital.

Qiao Jie, president of PUTH, extended heartfelt gratitude to leaders of all levels and staff members of each department for their support and dedication along the way. Qiao also revealed that the newly-established hospital will focus on chronic disease management, as well as the medical treatment of metabolic diseases and cardiovascular diseases.

Free medical consultation was also provided on the same day, with a number of medical professionals from 15 disciplines including sports medicine and respiratory & critical care medicine coming to answer questions and conduct basic medical checkup to over 300 participants.

After 60 years of development, PUTH, a large scale hospital with outstanding medical strength, efficient management capacity and cutting-edge medical technologies, is among top 10 in the ranking of Chinese hospitals and the ranking of the STEM of Chinese hospitals, according to the statistics released by the Hospital Management Institute of Fudan University.

As for the Beijing Capital International Airport Branch, in addition to satisfying the demand of curing common, frequently-occurring diseases, it will intensify efforts to foster other key disciplines, such as emergency medicine, sports medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, general surgery, and cardiology. Moreover, it will be committed to enhancing its capacity in first-aid medical care and aeromedical services, and strive to develop into a regional medical hub in the airport economic zone. 

Written by:
Huang Weijian
Edited by: Zhang Jiang
Source: PKU News (Chinese)