Shenzhen Hospital Outpatient Department to Offer More Services and Beds
The University of Hong Kong Shenzhen Hospital’s outpatient department will be able to handle around 800 patients a day more than double of its original capacity after the first phase of the hospital was official opened. The first phase will have six more clinical departments which include ophthalmology and Ear-Nose-Throat department that will be opened soon. And within the year the hospital will also be opening a reproductive medicine, tumor treatment, cardiac surgery and neurosurgery departments as well.
The hospital’s inpatient department is also slowly adding capacity with around 80 beds offered so far, but officials is expecting the number could reach 300 before the year ends. And when the hospital is fully opened it can accommodate more patients with its 2,000 beds offered. This summer the hospital opened on a trial basis and after three months it has finely tuned its reservation system that helps save time for its patients.
The outpatient department will be charging 130 yuan as a general treatment fee which will partly covered by the medical insurance and combining previous charges for its registration, treatment, laboratory examinations, examinations and medicines for up to seven days. And during the three months trial around 90 percent of the patients have only spent 130 yuan on treatments.