EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Elena Wong, CPU Manager, retires after 45 years at Chinese Hospital
Chinese Hospital’s Cardiopulmonary (CPU) Department Manager Elena Wong is retiring after 45 years of dedicated service to the hospital and the community. As a longtime member of the hospital staff and a familiar face that patients know well, Elena reflected fondly on her full and rewarding career at Chinese Hospital… Read more
東華醫院行政總裁張建清博士榮膺2020年度美國護理科學院院士 (Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, FAAN)，以表彰她在推動健康及改善醫療政策方面的貢獻及成就。新任院士遴選過程嚴謹，必須由兩位院士推薦，再經由評選小組甄選，及確認候選人對護理事業發展及人類健康有重要的貢獻，最後才能入選及獲得此護士領域的最高榮譽… 瀏覽全文
3月26日，東華醫院中西醫學門診為新診所舉辦了隆重的開幕慶典及健康同樂日。東華醫院院長李焯宗先生、東華醫院行政總裁張建清博士及華人保健計劃 (CCHP) 行政總裁雷金常女士及一眾東華醫院董事會成員親自剪綵祝賀。當日節目豐富，場面熱鬧，除了有機會參加導賞遊外，市民還有機會與診所裡的醫師會面。此外，診所當日設有免費健康活動給市民參加，包括健康檢查、針炙及按摩等…. 瀏覽全文
The People’s Hospital, is an immersion into a space in San Francisco’s Chinatown that is vital to the well-being of the community. Located in North America’s oldest Chinatown, the hospital serves the most vulnerable – the poor, immigrant, monolingual, and elderly. The film shows that the heart and soul of a community can be in the unlikeliest of places.
Construction in an Urban Setting
The completion of the new Chinese Hospital is less than a year away. The project has had many unique challenges and more than a few firsts in hospital construction. See the progress the crew at DPR Construction has made. Video by Jerry McKinley, DPR.
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Chinese Hospital Gives New Meaning To Family Medicine
At Chinese Hospital in the heart of San Francisco’s Chinatown, the kitchen serves jook, rice porridge, and macaroni soup with diced ham. Doctors, nurses, and staff speak Cantonese and Mandarin. And around Lunar New Year, grateful patients drop off gifts of tea, oranges, and moon cakes.
Ninety years ago, at a time when other hospitals in San Francisco discriminated against the Chinese, denying treatment, community leaders banded together to create this space.
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Vanessa Hua, “Chinese Hospital Gives New Meaning To Family Medicine”, NBC News, 26 May 2015
Chinese Hospital Participates in Announcement of Multi-lingual Prescription Drug Information Bill
Chinese Hospital’s Pharmacy Manager Diane Hong was invited as a guest speaker at a community press conference, where Assemblymember Phil Ting announced new legislation that will directly impact our patients and community. The new bill will help millions of Californians with limited English proficiency understand their medications by requiring pharmacists distribute standardized translations of drug information materials.
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