History

History of YUMC (Yeungnam University Medical Center)

History of YUMC
1979. 03. 01 Opened Medical School
1983. 05. 28 Opened Hospital in Medical School
1986. 05. 28 Inaugurated Medical Center
1995. 01. 13 Started OCS (Order Communications system)
1999. 10. 04 Opened Yeongcheon Hospital of Yeungnam University Medical Center
2001. 02. 26 Opened Specialty Center by disease
2002. 07. 05 Established Full-PACS system
2002. 12. 17 Signed collaborative agreement with Tonji Medical Center of Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China
2005. 04. 12 Completed the extension of Emergency Medical Center
2005. 09. 01 Announced the vision for new era
2008. 04. 30 Operating 25 departments, 9 specialty centers, and 924 beds
2009. 07. 21 Selected as a project performance institution ‘specialized in respiratory disease center by region-focus’ by the Ministry of Health and Welfare
2010. 07. 15 Selected as a emergency disease specialization center
2012. 07. 25 The first Introduction and Operation of a single system type of PET-MR (Cancer diagnosis machine) in Asia
2012. 08. 22 The first Introduction and Operation of Novalis-TX (Cancer treatment machine)
2013. 09. 05 Next generation Robotic surgery system ‘da Vinci Si’ launched
2014. 04. 29 Regional Respiratory Center of Yeungnam University Medical Center opened.