A historic moment comes with the trial operation of Ruijin Hainan Hospital, the first and only public hospital in Lecheng
On December 18th, 2021, the first and only public hospital in Lecheng —Hainan Hospital and Boao Research Hospital (hereinafter referred to as "Ruijin Hainan Hospital") of Ruijin Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine opened for trial operation, which was a historic moment of great significance in the reform and development process of Lecheng Pilot Zone, marking that Lecheng entered a new stage of high-quality development.
Hainan’s Boao Lecheng is the only one medical special zone in China, and an important channel for the world’s most advanced and innovative drugs and medical devices to enter the Chinese market. Ruijin Hainan Hospital is one of national and Hainan provincial key projects with 500 beds approved. The hospital is planned to become a regional medical center by working together with Hainan Provincial People's Government as the main body, Shanghai Ruijin Hospital as the service provider and Hainan General Hospital as the supporting body.
When mentioning the importance of cooperation between Hainan Province and Shanghai Ruijin Hospital to build Ruijin Hainan Hospital, Wang Lu, Vice Governor of Hainan Province, said that this is not only a major event in the development of medical and health undertakings in Hainan Province, but also a happy event that benefits the health and welfare of Hainan people. It indicates that the construction of Hainan Free Trade Port has made great achievements in the field of healthcare, and it also indicates that Shanghai and Hainan have made solid steps in exploring the deepening cooperation in the field of healthcare. It is hoped that Shanghai Ruijin Hospital will give full play to the role of "national team", lead the development of medical and health services in Boao Lecheng International Medical Tourism Pilot Zone and assist in the construction of Hainan Free Trade Port. It is also hoped that Ruijin Hainan Hospital will make full use of the “Try First” policy granted by the state to Hainan's medical and health undertakings, and the Hainan Provincial People's Government will provide comprehensive guarantee.
Zong Ming, Deputy Mayor of Shanghai Municipality, conveyed his congratulations and thanks through video. She hopes that Ruijin Hospital and Hainan General Hospital will cooperate sincerely, adhere to the Ruijin spirit of spreading kindness and pursuing excellence, work together to build Ruijin Hainan Hospital, continuously strengthen medical science and technology innovation, and make contributions to the construction of Healthy Hainan and Healthy China.
Qu Jieming, Party Secretary of Ruijin Hospital, expressed his gratitude to CPC Hainan Provincial Committee and Government, the Health Commission of Hainan Province, Lecheng Pilot ZoneAdministration and Hainan General Hospital for their strong support to smoothly, orderly and efficiently promote the trial operation of Ruijin Hainan Hospital (Boao Research Hospital). The hospital will make full use of the unique policy advantages that Lecheng Pilot Zone has, highlight the "Ruijin Quality", utilize “Lecheng speed" and “base in Hainan, serve the whole country and radiate southeast Asia".
Gu Gang, Director of the Development and Reform Commission of Hainan Province and director of Lecheng Pilot Zone Administration, congratulated Ruijin Hainan Hospital on its opening and trial operation. He said that as the first and only well-known public medical institution in Lecheng, Ruijin Hainan Hospital's opening and trial operation marked a new stage of high-quality development for Lecheng. It is believed that with the strong support of the CPC Hainan Provincial Committee and Government, the close cooperation of all departments and bureaus, and driven by Ruijin Hainan Hospital, more domestic public hospitals and well-known experts will gradually cooperate with Lecheng, and Lecheng will usher in considerable development. It is expected that Ruijin Hainan Hospital will give full play to its own advantages in the future, make use of the preferential policies that Hainan Free Trade Port and Lecheng Pilot Zone may enjoy, gather elements and resources of medical science and technology innovation, create more medical precedents, benefit patients at home and abroad, help Hainan people treat serious illness without leaving, realize the goal of allowing to treat Chinese patients with serious illness without going abroad, and allow Lecheng to make contributions to the construction of Healthy China.
Academician Fan Xianqun, dean of Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, said that the full and deep participation of Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine in the construction of the new highland in Hainan Free Trade Port is not only to assume the responsibility of thoroughly implementing active integration and actively serving the national strategy, but also a pragmatic move to deepen the friendship between Shanghai and Hainan and protect the health of the people in both places. Today, the trial operation of Ruijin Hainan Hospital, as a pioneer in running high-level international model Chinese-foreign cooperative medical school by Haiman International Medical Center and Shanghai Jiao Tong University, is of great milestone significance. Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine and its affiliated hospitals fully support the development and construction of Ruijin Hainan Hospital.
Zhou Changqiang, Director of the Health Commission of Hainan Provine, said that Hainan provincial health Commission will go all out to support the development of Ruijin Hainan Hospital. Wang Xingpeng, Director of Shanghai Hospital Development Center, said that Shanghai Hospital Development Center, as the main body running Ruijin Hospital, would support the construction and development of Ruijin Hainan Hospital. Tian Zhiqiang, Party Secretary of Qionghai Municipal Committee of CPC, Zhao Jiannong, President of Hainan Medical University, and Jiang Hongyan, Party Secretary of Hainan General Hospital delivered live speeches, respectively. The ceremony was presided over by Li Wenxiu, deputy director of the Health Commission of Hainan Province. It is learnt that during the trial operation, Ruijin Hainan Hospital will simultaneously plan and build a national real-world clinical data research center, an advanced technology national medical research center, a national clinical medicine innovation center and an international transplant medical rehabilitation diagnosis and treatment center, and will recruit the best expert teams at home and abroad. At the trial operation ceremony, Qu Jieming, Party Secretary of Ruijin Hospital affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, and Jiang Hongyan, Party Secretary of Hainan General Hospital jointly unveiled the opening stone of Ruijin Hospital in Boao Lecheng, Hainan, symbolizing that Shanghai Ruijin Hospital and Ruijin Hainan Hospital share the same origin and will keep pace with the times.
“A 21-member team consisting of doctors, nurses, technicians and management members have been transferred to Lecheng as the first expert team after the trial operation of Ruijin Hainan Hospital.” Gu Zhidong, Party Secretary of Ruijin Hainan Hospital, introduced that the next stage of the hospital will focus on the spectrum of diseases in Hainan Province and common diseases that need inter-provincial referral, strengthening the construction of three major disciplines, namely, tumor and hematology discipline group, cardiovascular metabolism discipline group and neurobrain science discipline group, and strive to build a regional medical center of the country.
At the ceremony, Academician Chen Xiangmei, who has devoted herself to the healthcare undertaking, was awarded as “Guangci” Professor.
Leaders of China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission, Hainan Office, the Department of Natural Resources and Planning of Hainan Province, the Department of Finance of Hainan Province, the Education Department of Hainan Province, Hainan Provincial HR Development Bureau, Hainan Provincial Medical Insurance Bureau, Hainan Medical Products Administration, Lecheng Pilot Zone Administration, Lecheng Medical Products Administration, ShanghaiTech University, Hainan Medical University and other relevant units attended the trial operation ceremony.