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A few days ago, Wuxi Columbia Hospital invested and constructed by Columbia China officially opened. As the first foreign-funded general hospital in Wuxi, it provides international medical resources and services for Wuxi citizens near their homes.
Wuxi Columbia Hospital, located on Xiangshan Road in Wuxi National High-tech District, was built in 2017. Columbia China, the investor, is a sino-foreign joint venture invested by the United States and Singapore. With a total investment of 120 million US dollars and a total area of about 44,000 square meters, the hospital is set up in accordance with the standards of a secondary general hospital. At present, it has 200 approved beds, 9 operating rooms, 10 ICU rooms and international advanced medical equipment such as MRI and ABUS breast cancer screening system. Departments such as health management center, gynaecology and obstetrics, internal medicine, surgery, orthopedics, pediatrics, stomatology and postpartum rehabilitation center were open to the public.
The hospital will introduce foreign experts from the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan, Singapore, India and other countries for consultations. Citizens can see the doctors by making appointments. It will also set up an international consultation center that can realize transnational remote consultations by relying on the 5G technology. Therefore, patients can communicate with world-class doctors “face to face”. In order to facilitate the treatment of patients at home and abroad, the hospital implements settlement through medical insurance and commercial insurance.