University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf

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Universitätsklinikum
University Medical Center
Hamburg-Eppendorf
Uke logo.svg
Geography
LocationMartinistraße 52
20246 Hamburg, Germany
Coordinates 53°35′29″N9°58′36″E / 53.59139°N 9.97667°E / 53.59139; 9.97667 Coordinates: 53°35′29″N9°58′36″E / 53.59139°N 9.97667°E / 53.59139; 9.97667
Organisation
Care system Statutory health insurance (GKV), Private
Funding public
Hospital type university hospital
Affiliated university University of Hamburg
Services
Standards ISO 9001, ISO 14001
Emergency department Yes
Beds1,460
Helipad Yes
History
Founded19 May 1889 (1889-05-19)
Links
Website www.uke.de
Lists Hospitals in Germany

The University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (German : Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE)) is the teaching hospital of the University of Hamburg and one of the largest hospitals in Hamburg, Germany.

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The UKE has 1,460 beds and 121 day-care places and is listed to provide the capacity to dispatch emergency medical services. [1]

History

UKE's former main entrance. Front View.jpg
UKE's former main entrance.

The first parts of the hospital were built between 1884 and 1889. From 1913 until 1926, Fritz Schumacher built a general purpose building, today called Fritz-Schumacher-Haus, among others for the pathological anatomy with a dissecting room. In 2008 the hospital participated in the Tag des offenen Denkmals (Day of the open heritage site)a Germany-wide annual event sponsored by the Deutsche Stiftung Denkmalschutz, that opens cultural heritage sites to the publicshowing the Fritz-Schumacher-Haus and the operating theatre in a bunker from Second World War. [2]

In 2011, the hospital achieved Stage 7 of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Analytics Europe′s Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model. This was awarded for achieving a paperless medical record environment coupled with significant computerised analysis of clinical data. [3]

Location

UKE's main entrance since 2009. New building, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf.jpg
UKE's main entrance since 2009.

The hospital is located in Eppendorf, Hamburg, between Martinistraße and Geschwister-Scholl-Straße, and between the ground of SC Victoria in Hoheluft and the Krankenhaus Bethanien, a hospital which was built in 1893. [4]

Board

The board consists of Burkhard Göke, Medical Director and acting CEO, Rainer Schoppik, Financial Director, Joachim Prölß, Director of patients and care management and the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine Uwe Koch-Gromus.

See also

Notes

  1. "Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf". 12 June 2012. Retrieved 30 August 2012.
  2. "Tag des offenen Denkmals 2008" (PDF) (in German). Behörde für Kultur, Sport und Medien (Ministry of Culture, Sports and Media). June 2008. Retrieved 29 August 2009.
  3. "Europe′s most advanced paperless hospital wins HIMSS Analytics′ top award". November 2011. Retrieved 15 November 2011.
  4. "Geschichte des Krankenhauses Bethanien". Geschichte. Diakonie-Klinikum Hamburg. Retrieved 20 November 2009.

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