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Keywords of Daegu

Medical Capital of Korea, Medicity Daegu

 

What does Medicity mean?

Local medical institutions have forged links with each other to advance to be a city with the best quality of medical service in Korea and to become the best medical city representing Korea to neighboring countries as well as worldwide.

 

Welcomes you to Medicity Daegu

  • Medi-City is a new name of combined hospitals in Daegu that express image of Daegu with advanced medical service and technology.
  • Medi-city contribute to development of medical industry in Daegu by increasing value and assets of Daegu medical service through development of medical manpower, study on high-tech medical science.etc.

1. Daegu is a Medicity.

 

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The healthcare infrastructure of Daegu, fitted out with patient rooms for special types of care, hospice care rooms, state-of-the-art medical robots, etc. has already gained recognition for its world-class research and treatment of incurable diseases such as cancer. .

As Daegu is performing the U-Healthcare Project, which leverages IT technologies and has attracted an advanced medical complex, it will now become a medical mecca that truly represents Korea.

2. Medicity Daegu represents Korea.

 

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As a traffic hub with KTX stations, an airport, and roads running in all directions, Daegu has superior access from/to any cities, so people from both inside and outside Daegu can easily access its medical services.

Based on this advantage, medical tours focusing on health examinations, hair transplants and cosmetic surgery have been well-developed in Daegu, raising its status as a medical city nationwide as well as worldwide.

Vision

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    Joint effort of medical institutions for the best service

     

    All sectors, including the medical infrastructure and healthcare services, make a constant effort to prove that Daegu is the representative medical city of Korea.

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    Investment for continuous development as a medical capital of Korea

     

    Increasing Daegu’s medical assets and value by fostering medical manpower and researching advanced medical care will contribute to the development of the city's medical industry. Continuous efforts will be made in all areas.

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    Operating a central organization to realize Medicity Daegu

     

    A specialized organization will be formed to promote Daegu’s medical services abroad, and a cooperative system among hospitals in Medicity Daegu will be set up to improve medical skills, manage services, and share medical information. Continuous efforts will be made in all areas.

  • Medicity Daegu Vision

    All of the local medical institutions become one in order to leap forward as a city providing the best medical service in Korea, and to become the best medical city representing Korea to neighboring countries as well as worldwide.

  • Medicity Daegu promise

     

    Daegu, the happiest medical city in the world! Medicity Daegu promises to:

     

    1. Secure the best medical teams
       2. Provide the best medical care
       3. Make comfortable and safe hospitals
       4. Provide services that understand patients’ minds.

History

[History of Medicity Daegu]
2013 ~ Present Event 2008 ~ 2012 Event
2016.06 Received Korea Top Brand Award (grand prize for the Medical City for second consecutive year) 2012.11 Opened Korean Traditional Medicine Center
2016.04 Received Korea Top Brand Award (grand prize for the Medical City for second consecutive year) 2012.10 Received the grand prize in the Korea Customer Satisfaction Brand Award selected by The Korea Economic Daily
2016.04 Established Business Incubation Center for Medical Tours 2012.03 Opened Daegu Medical Tourism Information Center
2016.01 Established Future Industry Promotion Headquarters of Daegu Metropolitan City 2012.01 Established Advanced Medical Industry Department of Daegu Metropolitan City
2015.07 Selected Leading Medical Institutions of Daegu Metropolitan City (four institutions through five evaluations) 2011.11 Selected Leading Medical Institutions of Daegu Metropolitan City (23 institutions through one evaluation)
2015.04 Received Korea Top Brand Award (grand prize for the Medical City) 2011.07 Daegu Metropolitan City enacted the "Rules on Medical Tour Vitalization"
2015.03 Selected Leading Medical Institutions of Daegu Metropolitan City (11 institutions through four evaluations) 2011.03 Selected Leading Medical Skills Promotion Business to attract foreign patients (treatment / transplantation of skin)
2014.10 Selected Leading Medical Institutions of Daegu Metropolitan City (11 institutions through four evaluations) 2011.01 Meeting of promoters of the Daegu Medical Tourism Promotion Committee and hosted the Inaugural assembly
2014.05 Completion of Meditel 2010.03 Selected Leading Medical Skills Promotion Business to attract foreign patients (hair transplant)
2014.04 Daegu Medical Tourism Development Consultative Meeting changed its name to Daegu Medical Tourism Promotion Committee 2009.08 Attracted and built a national high-tech medical complex
2014.04 Completion of The Oriental Medicine & Ecological Well-being Experience Center. 2009.07 Selected Yeungnam University Medical Center as a regional center for respiratory disease
2014.03 Selected Leading Medical Skills Promotion Business to attract foreign patients (respiratory disease) 2008.10 2008.10 Declared "Medical Capital of Korea, Medicity Daegu"
2014.01 Selected Leading Medical Institutions of Daegu Metropolitan City (four institutions through three evaluations) 2008.05 Susung Medical District designated at Daegu-Gyeongbuk Free Economic Zone & attract and promote international medical institutions
2013.08 Selected Leading Medical Institutions of Daegu Metropolitan City (eight institutions through two evaluations) 2008.03 Created Medical Industry Division for the first time in nation

Promotion System

Promotion System
Daegu Metropolitan City Daegu-Gyeongbuk Medical Cluster Medical Tourism Medical Services
Future Industry Promotion Headquarters Daegu-Gyeongbuk Medical Innovation Foundation Daegu Medical Tourism Promotion Committee Medicity Daegu Consultative Meeting
Daegu Medical Tourism Advisory Committee

Planning Committee

Medical Quality Promotion Committee

Medical Service Improvement Committee

Institutional Review Board (Joint IRB)

44 Leading Medical Institutions Doctors Association , Dental Association, Korean Medicine Association , Pharmaceutical Association , Nurses Association, Daegu-Gyeongbuk Hospital Association, six university hospitals, Medical Devices Association