History

History of YUMC (Yeungnam University Medical Center)

History of YUMC is based on year
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.
2015. 01. 07. YUMC hosted a Fam Tour to invite Chairman's Group of the Dalmi Investment company in Beijing
2015. 02. 01. YUMC hosted a Fam Tour to invite Uzbekistan Medical staff
2015. 08. 14. YUMC got a secondary authentication of Stroke Unit for the first time in Daegu
2015. 11. 01. YUMC was dominated as the best hospital in ‘Acute Stroke Appropriateness test’ in Daegu 6 times in a row
2016. 01. 20. YUMC adopted ‘Fiagon Navigation System’ for the first time in Daegu
2016. 01. 25. YUMC adopted 'Ultra Wide-Field Imaging Optios California' for the first time in Korea
2016. 07. 13. YUMC was successful of ‘Trans-catheter aortic valve replacement’ for the first time in Daegu and Gyeongbuk
2016. 08. 11. Only YUMC got the 1st grade of Medical Quality Assessment in Daegu and Gyeongbuk
2016. 12. 02. First implementation of ‘Sacral Nerve Modulation’ to treat incontinence in Yeungnam
2017. 02. 02. YUMC was successful of arm transplant surgery for the first time in Korea
2017. 12. 01 Successful Self-transplantation surgery of kidney on both sides for the first time in non-capital area.
2017. 12. 27. YUMC was nominated as ‘3rd-period superior general hospital' by the Ministry of Health and Welfare
2018. 05. 17. YUMC opened brain tumor center which has multidisciplinary collaboration system
2018. 05. 31. YUMC got 1st grade of adequacy test in acute stroke 7 times in a row
2018. 06. 08. YUMC got 1st grade of adequacy test in 4 main cancers
2018. 07. 12. YUMC was successful of Intrathecal drug pump insertion
2018. 10. 08. YUMC opened medical tourism promotion center in cooperation with Medi City Daegu Life Center in Novosibirsk, Russia
2019. 02. 14. YUMC got 1st grade of adequacy test in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 3 times in a row.
2019. 04. 01. YUMC got 1st grade in General Hospital Nursing system (For the first time among superior general hospitals in Daegu)
2019. 05. 23. YUMC got 1st grade of adequacy test in breast cancer 6 times in a row and stomach cancer 4 times in a row.
2019. 05. 28. The 40th anniversary of the opening of Yeungnam University Medical Center.
2019. 06. 24. YUMC operates the advanced radiological cancer treatment appliance 'Vital Beam'
2019. 07. 22. YUMC got 1st grade of adequacy test in infantile acute mesenteritis Anti-biotic
2019. 08. 23. YUMC got 1st grade of adequacy test in coronary artery bypass graft
2019. 09. 02. Breaking 500 cases of robotic surgery record in breast endocrine surgery and thyroid cancer
2019. 09. 10. SCI-level papers per professor ranked 3rd in Korea
2019. 10. 18. Journal of Yeungnam University College of Medicine was registered on YUJM, PMC
2019. 11. 01. YUMC opened Blood Cancer Ward and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Center
2019. 11. 28. Regional Emergency Medical Center and Cardiovascular Center opened
2019. 12. 09. YUMC was nominated as Daegu Regional Emergency Medical Center
2019. 12. 12. YUMC got 1st grade of adequacy test in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit