Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital Joins Mayo Clinic Care Network

2017-09-08

    On September 7, Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital affiliated with the Zhejiang University School of Medicine signed an agreement to join the Mayo Clinic Care Network. It is the first health care system from China to join the network.

    Mayo Clinic is a group of independent organizations committed to improving the quality and delivery of health care through collaboration. In the U.S. News & World Report rankings of top hospitals, Mayo Clinic is the #1 hospital overall, as well as #1 in more specialties than any other hospital in the United States. It is regarded as the leader in terms of medical care, research and management.

    “Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital has much in common with Mayo Clinic in culture, value and philosophy. Mayo Clinic has made several comprehensive evaluations of the hospital in clinical technology, service capability, medical quality and overall operation and found out that the hospital turned out awesomely outstanding in medical technology,” said Dr. David Hayes, Medical Director of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, “Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital is Chinas first comprehensive hospital to join Mayo Clinic. It is a perfect ‘alliance’ between Americas best hospital and Chinas best hospital.”

    “Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital has long been dedicated to promoting the accessibility of internationally-renowned medical resources. This partnership aims to build a bridge between Chinese patients and high-caliber overseas medical institutions. Mayo Clinic possesses world-class experts who work together to provide comprehensive care and a seamless experience for patients with even the most complex conditions. Collaboration with Mayo Clinic renders it possible for Chinese patients to obtain the highest-quality patient care in Zhejiang and other regions in China,” says Cai Xiujun, President of Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital.

    As a member of Mayo Clinic, the care providers of Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital can access the latest Mayo Clinic knowledge and expertise through digital technology, consult Mayo Clinic physicians via email, and discuss with American experts complex cases via a video conference, thereby taking the hospitals health care to a new level.