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Medical Treatment Special Quarter

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Outpatient Clinic of Pei-De Hospital

  1. High quality medical care – Taichung Prison established the Central Taiwan Medical Treatment Special Quarter and Pei-de Hospital under the orders of the Executive Yuan. In addition to acquiring a license to practice, Pei-de Hospital was qualified under the new hospital evaluation system by the Department of Health in Wei-Shu-Yi-Zi announcement No.1010267463A on November 29th, 2012; qualifications are effective from January 1st, 2013 to December 31th, 2016. Pei-de Hospital further received the Symbol of National Quality from the Institute of Biotechnology and Medicine Industry in 2011 for providing high quality prison hospital care services.
  2. Outpatient clinic status – A total of 20 specialist outpatient clinics were offered, and health education videos were showed while inmates were waiting, improving their ability to care for themselves.
  3. Rehabilitation ward of China Medical University Hospital – Inmates that cannot be cared for by physicians and equipment of Pei-de Hospital may be transferred to the rehabilitation ward of China Medical University Hospital (Medical Center), which has a capacity of 14 beds and 3 intensive care beds.
  4. Nursing training – Taichung Prison is cooperating with China Medical University Hospital in providing nursing training for inmates to acquire a class C certificate. Besides helping prisons train nurses to care for sick inmates, this also benefits the employment of inmates after discharge.
  5. Community medical care network – The best approach to health care is to emphasize prevention over treatment. The Medical Treatment Special Quarter provides medical care services via a community medical care network, gaining the latest information on inmates’ health status.
  6. Consensus building via two way communication and family care – When patients with severe acute diseases are referred to a hospital, their family is immediately notified by phone to visit. For inmate patients that have trouble moving, their family members are allowed to visit in the ward.
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