As a first-tier hospital subordinate to the provincial Health Department, the General Hospital of Hoa Binh province has 804 staff members working at 44 departments and divisions. With 850 patient beds, it is currently the leading healthcare institution of the province. Over the recent past, a number of comprehensive measures have been carried out to improve the quality of public health care, said Director of the hospital Nguyen Hoang Dieu.
Doctors of Intensive Care Department No 1 of the
provincial General Hospital consult one another about treatment methods.
During the first nine months of 2023, the bed
occupancy rate at the hospital averaged 97%, up over 10% from the same period
of 2022. A total of 156,425 patients came to the hospital for check-up,
increasing 17.1%. They included 8,481 outpatients, up 26%, and 32,736
inpatients, up 9.7%, with the total days staying at the hospital for treatment
rising 15.6% year on year to 224,523.
Emergency aid and treatment have always been
carried out in a timely manner. Besides, personnel, medicine, blood, and other
supplies for emergency aid have also been guaranteed to stay ready to respond
to any circumstances.
Though many difficulties remain, these figures
have reflected efforts by the hospital’s staff as well as local people and
patients’ trust in the facility, Director Dieu noted.
He said the hospital has succeeded in mastering
many difficult techniques used at central-level facilities and received
patients and people’s recognition.
Processes at the examination department have
been reviewed and improved to create favourable conditions for patients to
handle procedures and receive check-ups. The emergency aid system at the
hospital’s departments and emergency aid teams have also been consolidated,
helping save many patients in critical condition.
Some medical examination and treatment services
delivered on demand have also attracted patients. Notably, the General Hospital
has invited experts from the Hanoi-based Bach Mai Hospital, Viet Duc Hospital,
and National Cancer (K) Hospital to come to perform cardiovascular
interventions, digestive endoscopy, and surgeries.
In particular, it has officially applied
electronic health records since January 1, 2023 to completely replace paper ones.
Other measures have also been taken to improve
specialised activities, Dieu noted, elaborating that the hospital and the Hanoi
Medical University Hospital have signed a memorandum of understanding on
cooperation in five areas, namely personnel training, technique transfer,
diagnosis and treatment, workshop organisation, and scientific research.
The MoU signing marked a breakthrough in the
provincial General Hospital’s cooperation with the Hanoi Medical University and
its hospital, thereby improving its staff’s capacity and the quality of
During a recent working session with the Viet
Duc Hospital, the Hoa Binh General Hospital also called for assistance in some
Thanks to all-round and practical solutions
taken, the quality of medical examination and treatment has been promoted
considerably, and the hospital has won the trust of people from different
ethnic groups in the province, he added.
Teacher Nguyen Manh Hung, Vice Principal of Hoang Van Thu high School, Hoa Binh province, in October was honored to receive the 2023 Thai Princess award.
At Hoa Binh city, Hoa Binh province, the launching ceremony of the Campaign to increase access to family planning services in ethnic minority and mountainous provinces with high fertility rates took place.
The whole of Hoa Binh province currently has 73/129 communes meeting new rural standards. In which, 28 communes meet advanced new rural standards and 1 commune meets model new rural standards.
Clearly identifying sustainable poverty reduction as a key, regular and long-term task, contributing to improving the people's quality of life, ensuring the social security, recently, Binh Hem commune (Lac) Son) has deployed many appropriate solutions synchronously and flexibly. Thanks to that, the commune has achieved a vlot of positive results in poverty reduction.
Recently, the Red Cross of Tan Lac district has organized many practical, meaningful, and humane activities, targeting the vulnerable people, the poor, and the people in difficult circumstances, contributing to helping them in their life.
For many years, the province has strengthened leadership, direction, and mobilization of participation from all of the levels, branches, agencies, and units to help the poor access and benefit from sustainable poverty reduction programs and projects. Through integrating the resources, the appearance of the rural areas and the lives of the poor in the areas of the ethnic minorities in the province are gradually improved.