Affiliated Hospital of Northwest University (Xi'an Third Hospital) Unveiled

On November 3, with the unveiling ceremony of the affiliated hospital of Northwest University, the third hospital of Xi'an launched its full operation. Wang Yajie, secretary of the Party Committee of NWU, and An Haiyan, director of the Medical and Health administration of the Shaanxi Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission, jointly unveiled a plaque to mark the official opening of the hospital. Attendees of the ceremony also include Liu Shunzhi, director of the Municipal Health Planning Commission; Lai Shaocong, member of the Standing Committee of the Party Committee and vice president of NWU; Lv Jianrong, member of the Party Committee and director of President’s office, NWU; Li Huxiang, deputy inspector of the Municipal Development and Reform Commission and heads of Xi'an the Third Hospital. The ceremony was presided over by Rong Liang, deputy director of Xi’an Municipal Health Planning Commission.

In his speech, Wang Yajie expressed his congratulations on the comprehensive opening of the hospital and expressed his thanks to Shaanxi Provincial and Xi'an municipal government for their support in NWU’s re-establishment of medical science. He said that the development of medical discipline and medical school has been an aspiration long-held by all NWUers. The unveiling of the affiliated hospital has marked a solid step forward towards the full realization of the dream, and also promoted the integration of medical treatment with medical education and research, which also serves as a platform to facilitate the “double first-class”efforts. The establishment of NWU affiliated hospital will also promote the development of “Great Xi'an”,and further stimulate the implementation of “five new” strategies in Shaanxi Province and facilitate local economic and social development.

On May 22, 2018, based on the strategic cooperation agreement between NWU and Xi'an City, Xi'an Third Hospital officially became a subsidiary hospital of Northwest University. In the past six months, sound progress has been made in terms of medical education and research platform building, talent training, and introducing of high-level talents in an orderly manner with preliminary results achieved.

Northwest University Affiliated Hospital(Xi'an Third Hospital) is located at No. 10, East Section of Fengcheng 3rd Road, Weiyang District, Xi'an. It covers an area of ​​150 mu with a construction area of ​​120,000 square meters. During its first phase construction, over 30 first-class departments will be set up with 1,000-1200 beds. As the largest public hospital funded by the Xi'an Municipal Government and constructed according to the upper first-class hospital standard, Northwest University Affiliated Hospital is committed to continuously improve its medical technology, treatment quality and services so as to deliver excellent medical services for patients living in north part of the city and even for the whole city. Since its trial operation on December 15, 2016, the hospital has gathered high-quality medical resources, including the introducing of 37 talents from Beijing 301 Hospital and the former Fourth Military Medical University. Among them 12 are pillar academic researchers, who help to form the prominent clinical treatment fields such as cardiac disease treatment, brain departmentdigestive diseases treatmentGynecology and pediatricstrauma treatment and oral treatment, and a medical treatment platform characterized by micro-invasive laparoscopic diagnosis and treatment, cardio-cerebral peripheral vascular interventional diagnosis and treatment, emergency and critical care and rehabilitation medicine. A comprehensive development has been seen in clinical treatment, medical teaching and research, and administrative management, logistics services. Number of outpatients per day has increased from dozens of people at the beginning to over 2,000 now with over 1,000 inpatients.