1959, a group of ICM sisters from Belgium set up a dispensary on Da
Pu Street in Taipei City, providing medical care and medication for
the poor. Two years later, they established the Saint Joseph Hospital
on Dong Yuan Street and continued helping the poor. On May 1, 1962,
the hospital was inaugurated. The main purpose of the hospital was
to serve mothers and children, and was once known as the hospital
that admitted the highest number of premature newborns in Taiwan.
By 1981, the hospital
facility was already too crowded for the services rendered. The sisters
decided to donate the hospital and also a piece of land in Yunghe
City and handed it over to the Taipei Archdiocese to merge with the
Cardinal Tien Hospital in Hsien Tien City, commissioning the building
of a new and modern hospital. The Saint Joseph Hospital was to become
the Cardinal Tien Hospital Yunghe Branch on Chung Hsing Street in
July 18 1983, the new hospital was inaugurated, keeping to the original
purpose of rendering services to mothers and children.
few years later, the Yunghe Branch gradually upgraded their facilities,
solicited experts, expanded outpatient clinics and wards, set up an
emergency department, hemodialysis, an intensive care unit and CT
scan and moved on to become a community-based hospital.
1990 the hospital was accreditated to be a regional teaching hospital.
Aside from upgrading the emergency department and Level II medical service,
we pride ourselves in preventive medicine, long-term care, care for
Dementia patients, home care service, providing a meal service for community
elderly who live alone, care for foreign spouses etc. For these we were
granted a Health-Promotion Hospital authentication by the WHO.
In order to provide
quality service, in 2003 we started to construct a new In-patient building
which has 12 floors and 3 basements. It was completed in April 2007
and started with admission, emergency service, and general medical examinations.
At the same time, the old building, which has 7 floors and one basement,
was renovated and completed by April 2008. This building was for the
purpose of out-patient clinics and executive medical checkups.
The Cardinal Tien Hospital
Yunghe Branch has a brand new scenario, we have a total of about 20,000
sq. meters, a total bed capacity of more than 300 morw than 30 specialties
and subspecialties. Our personnel are professional and diligent, our
facilities are modern and advanced. We have an MRI, a 64-slice Volume
CT scan, Lithotripsy, a Laser for Prostate Glands, digitalised mammography,
ultrasound machines, endoscopy, surgical suites etc. We have neurological
and cardiological examination facilities and equipment. We are patient-oriented
in terms of spatial design, which is intimate, warm, spacious, comfortable
and cozy. Our exclusive executive medical checkup center of the highest
quality. "Personal care, family care, total care, team care"
is our motto.