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Hospital overview

Hospital Name NTT Medical Center Tokyo
Address 5-9-22 Higashi-Gotanda, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 141-8625, Japan
Permitted Beds 594 beds (general wards: 544 beds, psychiatric ward: 50 beds)
Beds available for use: 594 (general wards: 544 beds, psychiatric ward: 50 beds)
Outpatient 1,483/day(April, 2020 – March, 2021),
Inpatient 348/day(April, 2020 – March, 2021),
Average length of stay: 10.0 days (9.3 days)
*The average length of stay for general beds is indicated in parentheses
Site area 39,500m²
Number of employees (as of April 1, 2021) Physicians:230
Residents (Reprinted):24
  • *The hospital is operated by Nippon Telegraph and Telephone East Corporation.

History of NTT Medical Center Tokyo

1951 Dec Kanto Teishin Hospital established
1952 Jan Start treatment
1954 Jan Affiliated higher school of nursing established
1986 Jun Receives designation as an insurance medical institution, and opened to the general public
1987 Jun Dialysis room opens (1st floor, Ward 0)
Oct Adoption of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy device
Nov New ICU established
1989 Mar Standard Nursing Approval (Special Class 3)
Nov General Counseling Center established
1990 Sep Introduction of MRI (magnetic resonance imaging)
Oct Information Center opened
Nov Transfusion Center established
1991 Feb Integrated operation with Izu Teishin Hospital, start of new system with the Clinical Division, Clinical Support, and respective centers.
1992 Apr Start of the brain and spine comprehensive medical examination
Jun Expansion of Special Class 3 Nursing / Enhancement of the nighttime / holiday medical care system for secondary emergency (use of on-call technicians)
Nov Discontinuation of Saturday outpatient care
1993 Mar Receive approval as a designated medical institution based on the Public Assistance Act
Apr Establishment of the Medical Engineering Office in Clinical Support
May Start acceptance of short-term hospitalization from Shinagawa-ku
Sep Secondary emergency medical institution designation
1994 Nov Start of integrated medical information system (KHIS) operations for hospitalization tasks
1995 Jul Start of integrated medical information system (KHIS) operations for outpatient tasks for all departments
Oct Emergency Room and Department of Pathology renamed the Emergency Center and Histopathology, Clinical Support Acute Phase / Short-Term Rehabilitation Center renamed the Clinical Division Acute Phase / Short-Term Rehabilitation Center, ICU / central operating room abolished, and ICU and central operating room established
1996 Mar Start of support service activities with the introduction of volunteers
1997 Apr Introduction of gamma knife therapy
1998 Feb Start of telephone reservations with the establishment of the telephone reservation center
Apr Establishment of the Clinical Pathology Support within Histopathology
Jul Attached Medical Information Research Institute abolished, and Strategic Development established in the Administrative Division, Hospital Marketing renamed Regional Medical Cooperation
Nov Introduction of excimer laser corneal surgical system
1999 Apr Tokyo metropolitan secondary emergency medical institution designation
Jul With the reorganization of NTT, hospital name changed to NTT Medical Center Tokyo
2000 Oct New hospital completed
Dec Start of medical care at the new hospital, introduction of the new comprehensive medical information system (KHIS -21)
2002 Aug “Patient Library Corner” established
Oct Start of Health Management Center (former Clinical Wing) operations (Comprehensive Medical Checkup Room, Neuropsychiatry ward, Metropolitan Health Management Center)
Oct Hospital function evaluation certification
2003 May Chemotherapy room established
Aug Regional Cancer Care Hospital designation
2004 May Courtyard “Nagomi (Relaxation)” opened
Jul Start of shuttle bus service
Nov Start of publication of the external PR magazine “Moshimoshi”
2005 Nov Internet cafe opened
2006 Apr Core clinical training hospital and cooperative clinical training hospital designation under the new clinical training system
Jan Comprehensive medical checkup / health checkup facility function evaluation certification
2007 Mar Affiliated higher school of nursing abolished
Jul “Moshimoshi (Hello) Center” established
2009 Jan Postgraduate clinical training evaluation certification
2010 Nov “Patient Library Corner” renewed and reopened as the “Patient Library Moshimoshi (Hello) Drop-In Library”
2011 Mar JCI (Joint Commission International) accreditation
2012 Apr Renewal opening of the chemotherapy room at the site of the former restaurant
May Installation of electronic bulletin board signage in the outpatient waiting room
Jun New restaurant wing opened (NTT Medical Center Tokyo Tanita Shokudo, Garden Cafe)
2013 Apr Relocation of the Palliative Care Ward (from ward 10A to ward 5C)
May Establishment of the HCU ward (changed from ward 5A)
2014 Ari DPC Hospital
May Pre-Hospital Admission Support Center established
Jul Document Center established (medical assistants)
2015 Mar Radiation Therapy Wing expanded (IMRT newly installed)
Dec Introduction of endoscopic cancer surgery support robot (da Vinci)
2018 Jan Increased number of operating rooms (from 10 to 11 rooms)
Apr Cancer genomic medicine collaboration hospital designation
2019 Apr Increase in ICU beds (from 8 to 10 beds)
Apr Cancer Care Hospital designation (advanced)
Aug Designated as a Regional Medical Care Support Hospital
Sep Obtained ISO15189 certification
2020 Jul Establishment of a hybrid operating room