Wuxi’s First Foreign Invested General Hospital
【Wuxi Daily】Wuxi will have the first foreign general hospital. Yesterday afternoon, Mayor Wang Quan met with the managing director of Columbia Pacific Management Group, Nate McLemore. They exchanged views on the development of high-end medical resources, together with Vice Mayor Hua Boya.
The managment team of Columbia China attended the groundbreaking ceremony of Columbia Wuxi Hospital. Columbia Wuxi Hospital will be located in the new district, and will be is the first foreign invested general hospital in China.It covers an area of 36 acres with a total investment of US$100 million and is expected to be ready in 2018. Columbia Pacific Management Group with headquarter in Seattle, U.S.A. is also a large assisted living services and medical investment group, with over 40 years of experience.
Wang Quan mentioned at the meeting, with the economic and social development, the public expect more and better medical services . At present, the government is promoting the reform of their health care system, and actively encouraging, supporting and guiding the social capital, including foreign investment, access to health care services. We hope Columbia Wuxi Hospital will not only bring the world’s leading medical technology, but also bring the world-class medical management experience, boost the level of Wuxi medical services. Wuxi will actively support the construction and operation of modern medical service projects and promote the improvement of the city’s medical service system so as to meet the multi-level medical service needs of residents in the city and surrounding cities. Nate McLemore said that with the establishment of the project, investors really feel a good environment for the development in Wuxi and the efficiency of government services . Columbia Wuxi Hospital will introduce the international management and medical philosophy of Columbia Pacific Management Group as to provide a high standard of medical resource allocation and will implement it as a model project in other parts of China