Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kauno Klinikos
Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kauno klinikos is the largest health care institution in Lithuania. Established in 1940 the hospital has grown into one of the most prominent hospitals in the country. Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kauno klinikos provides emergency medical care, in-patient hospital services and outpatient testing and services. The highest quality of health care services is available to patients from all the country and abroad.
Health care is delivered according to European standards, evidence-based medicine is provided by highly qualified medical staff: at present more than 1200 medical doctors and 2500 nursing specialists are working at the Hospital. A total of 35 departments with different clinical profiles are situated in 15 buildings. More than 2000 patients can be treated at inpatient departments at a time. There are 15 departments for outpatient care. In 2009 there were about one million outpatients, 84 000 inpatients, 61 120 surgeries performed in the Hospital.
The Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kauno Klinikos is well equipped with modern technologies for diagnostics and treatment. Specialists of many medical specialties are working here. Regarding their competence, high qualification and selfless work using progressive methods of treatment, the most complicated diseases are diagnosed and cured. Accessibility to health care services in encouraged by paying attention to the process of performance procedures. Application of new investigation technologies optimizes patient treatment, allows the performance of most complex surgeries, including transplantation of organs. The following services are available at the Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences: inpatient and outpatient surgery, 24-hour emergency care, intensive coronary care, diagnostic imaging, laboratory services, physical therapy and rehabilitation, and health screening opportunities.
All clinical departments are involved into practicing innovative medicine, while simultaneously being a clinical facility for teaching and research. The Hospital is the place, where future doctors are qualified. All levels of medical university studies are performed here. The Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kauno Klinikos has lots of world known personnel – professors, senior lecturers, assistants - who perform their medical practices here.
The Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kauno Klinikos participates in the process of strategic development of health care system prepares plans and implements progressive projects. Further growth is planned by developing the health care services, implementing new medical technologies, pursuing rapid integration of information technologies into the activity of the Hospital.