Press & Media - Wed, 05/17/2023 - 11:13
HANOI FRENCH HOSPITAL GRANTED EXPANDED OPERATING LICENCE TO INCREASE ITS MEDICAL SERVICES OFFERING AND HOSPITAL CAPACITY
Hanoi, 11th May 2023 – Associate Professor, Ph.D. Luong Ngoc Khue, Director of the Department of Medical Service Administration, Ministry of Health, people’s physician, and Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Medical Council officially granted the Decision by the Ministry of Health to Hanoi French Hospital (HFH) on adjustments to the operating license which allows the Hospital to expand its medical service offering and the hospital capacity to 170 in-patient beds. This is an important milestone for HFH’s further growth as it celebrated its 25th Anniversary of providing first-class healthcare to Vietnamese and expatriate communities in Hanoi and Northern Vietnam
The Official Launch Ceremony for the expanded hospital under the theme “First Class Healthcare in Hanoi” was organized at Hanoi French Hospital on May, 11th 2023 attended by H.E Nicolas Warnery - the Ambassador of French Republic to Vietnam; Associate Professor Ph.D. Luong Ngoc Khue - Director of the Department of Medical Service Administration, Ministry of Health, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Medical Council; Mr. Do Nhat Hoang - Director of Foreign Investment Department, Ministry of Planning and Investment; Mr. Nguyen Manh Quyen - Vice Chairman of Hanoi People's Committee; Mrs. Tran Thi Nhi Ha - Director of Hanoi Department of Health, leaders from local authorities of Hanoi as well as many representatives from embassies, corporate clients and HFH’ partners.
Speaking at the Ceremony, H.E Nicolas Warnery, the Ambassador of the French Republic to Vietnam said “2023 marks the 50th year anniversary of diplomatic relations of France and Vietnam. I highly appreciate the contributions of Hanoi French Hospital in strengthening the co-operations of the two countries in healthcare, such as recruiting talented French-speaking Vietnamese doctors and graduate students, corporations with training units and big hospitals in Hanoi in information exchange and professional sharing”.
To represent the Ministry of Health at the Ceremony, People's physician, Associate Professor Ph.D. Luong Ngoc Khue - Director of the Department of Medical Service Administration, Ministry of Health, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Medical Council said: “The Ministry of Health highly appreciates efforts by Hanoi French Hospital in applying innovative technology and recruiting talented medical professionals in Vietnam and from other countries to provide international standard medical care”.
Hanoi French Hospital launched this expansion project with the ambition of meeting the increasing demand for truly international standard healthcare of a fast-growing Vietnamese middle class along with a growing number of expatriates and foreign visitors in Hanoi and Northern Vietnam.
In 2019, the 7-floor Inpatient building was put into operation, with state- of- the art Inpatient facilities, latest technology medical equipment in a unique European style ambiance. In 2022, after COVID-19 pandemic related delays, the refurbishment of Outpatient and A&E building, with a dedicated Health check Center was completed. In December 2022, the hospital was honored to be accredited the “Green Energy 5 Star” Certificate by Department of Industry & Trade as a recognition of the hospital’s efforts in being “green” in every aspect of operations. With this full range of service facilities in place, Hanoi French Hospital is truly the premium European hospital in the center of Hanoi, serving discerning local and international communities in Northern Vietnam.
Mr. Jef Peeters, CEO of Hanoi French Hospital said “We are proud of over 25 years of track record of trusted first-class healthcare for many families and corporates. The new license we commemorated today at our launch event is a key step in allowing Hanoi French Hospital to move forward serving more and more people who want international standard healthcare at their convenience. We will continue to bring in talented internationally trained doctors, local and foreign who will continue to work side by side, sharing the commitment and values of providing First class healthcare to the wider local and expatriate community in Vietnam”.
Commitment of “First Class Healthcare”
Hanoi French Hospital is well poised for a new phase of growth with the consistent delivery of “First class healthcare you deserve” as the reaffirmed commitment of the hospital since its inception. Accordingly, safe and quality medical care is at the core of bringing "First class Health care". We continue to enhance our medical competencies by continuous improvement of medical projects under our Medical Strategy Plan, led by Dr. Erwan Debuc, the Chief Medical Officer who has a solid professional and leadership background and exposure to international healthcare best practice.
To continue growing HFH’s Specialty medical care while continue to align to our patient centric care model, the main thrusts of the HFH Medical Strategy Plan will be:
1. An absolute primary focus on bringing international standard quality and safety of care and patient – centered experience
2. An integrated Mother & Child care path including comprehensive medical treatment and care dedicated to aspiring and young families. It covers from fertility assistance through pregnancy monitor with issue management to newborn care and pediatrics for the child wellbeing and parents’ peace of mind.
3. Deepen Internal medicine specialties with the setting up additional expertise centers for prevention, diagnosis and therapy with particular focus on vascular disease including stroke and myocardial infracts, sleep disorder including sleep apnea, neurological conditions of the ageing including Parkinson’s disease and tremors, cardiology including syncope center and cardiac rhythm disorders.
4. Strengthen surgical activities in a unique operating room environment, meeting the highest international standards with a team of experienced anesthesiologists to ensure the best safety for our patients and comfort (pain management) for our patient. The hospital consolidates surgical activities around specialization in management of trauma patients with our orthopedic traumatology center, management of back pain with spinal pathology center, adult & pediatric ENT, comprehensive medico-surgical care of hepatic diseases, stomach and colorectal disease screening and therapeutic center.
Central to the hospital is the dedication and competency of HFH’s A&E Department catering 24/7 medical needs for adults, infantile and obstetrical with an exclusive offer of emergency physicians trained in France.
On the occasion of the launch event of expanded hospital, Hanoi French Hospital introduced a healthcare promotion campaign under the theme “First Class Healthcare for Hanoi” as a confirmation of our commitment of first- class healthcare. Details of the program is in here.