Xiangyang Hospital covers an area of 70,000 square meters and, has a construction area of 140,000 square meters and fixed assets of 800 million Yuan. Xiangyang has 1300 prepared beds and 1500 open beds, the number of patients is 2,000 daily and 800,000 annually (50,000 discharged yearly and 70,000 of whom undergo surgery). The Hospital has 39 specialties, 41 in-patient areas. Xiangyang has a total of 1,835 employees, with 226 senior technical staff, 586 mid-level technical personnel, 12 employees with State Council, provincial and municipal subsidies, 44 who are admitted into a new century high-level talent pool, 250 with postgraduate degrees and, 16 graduate instructors. Xiangyang's staff forms a workable personnel structure with senior, middle and junior titles and reasonable discipline groups. While the hospital has strengthened its infrastructure and personnel development, it is also increasing its investment in medical equipment with the introduction of 1.5T MRI, 64-slice CT, double spiral CT, ECT, image guided radiation therapy system, three-dimensional color ultrasound, all-digital X-ray imaging system, and a digital angiography machine.
Xiangyang Hospital places importance on the construction of disciplines such as neurology, endocrinology, ultrasound imaging and, nursing, which have turned into strong technical units now considered to be major provincial specialties. Gastroenterology and nephrology are the major provincial construction specialties. Seven departments including respiratory medicine and, general surgery have become the first and second major municipal specialties. All have brought about the further construction and development of the hospital key disciplines. “Laparoscopic,endoscopic, interventional” minimally invasive techniques have been developed to multi-systems and treatment for many diseases, which have not only been approved by the provincial health department as for the Xiangyang Minimally Invasive Treatment Center, but also have become important characteristics for people to find out about the hospital, helping to treat an increasing number of patients. In addition to minimally invasive treatment, Xiangyang Hospital is also approved as the base for stroke screening and prevention by Ministry of Health, as the rehabilitation trial hospital, Neurology Clinical Research Center by Xiangyang government, Clinical Research Center and early diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal diseases and esophageal cancer research center. Coronary bypass surgery, kidney transplantation, minimally invasive spinal discectomy surgery, nasal endoscopy, a variety of laparoscopic surgeries, a variety of cardiac interventional surgeries, neurological interventional surgery, interventional radiology surgery, peripheral vascular interventional procedures, intraocular lens implantation, organ reconstruction surgery, stem cell therapy technology, and a hundred of new technologies have now reached the advanced level in the country.
In November 2010, Xiangyang Hospital became affiliated hospital with Hubei University of Medicine. In 2011 it recruited a total of 230 undergraduate students from clinical medicine or nursing, graduate students will also be enrolling this year. Currently Xiangyang Hospital is the only independent graduate training unit in the city of Xiangyang. The hospital has embarked on developed rapidly in the fields of medical teaching and research. The hospital has gained its overall strength, making it rank the foremost of all peer hospitals in the province.
The medical workers in Xiangyang Hospital have always adhered to the purpose of respecting life, caring for health, being a People’s Hospital, and making great efforts to develop the hospital into one of the “Three Good and One satisfaction”hospitals. Xiangyang Hospital has been was the first to receive the “National Model Trusty Hospital”award and has also been awarded as; the “Advanced Unit of National Hospital Culture Construction”, “National Advanced Unit for Safeguarding the Interests of Consumers”, “Hubei Best Civilized Unit”and as the “Hubei Grade Three Excellent Hospital”.In August 2012, the Ministry of Health awarded Xiangyang Hospital the honorable title of “National Hundred Trusty Hospital”.