Saint Louis Hospital, a Nonprofit Hospital , was established by Archbishop Louis Vey, Apostolic Vicar of Roman Catholic Mission in Siam, on September 15, 1898, during the reign of King Chulalongkorn. The Sisters of Saint Paul de Chartres were assigned to manage the hospital with the great philosophy of "Where there's mercy, there's the God."
Saint Louis Hospital is located on an approximately 32000 square meters piece of land on South Sathorn Road. It is well equipped with state-of-the-art medical equipment, providing medical treatment to patients by specialist of all fields and nurses who take best care of inpatients and outpatients with close supervision, by emphasizing the importance of patient-centered concept. A full range of advanced medical equipment has been applied for effective patient diagnosis and treatment, e.g. Digital Catheterization Lab, Exercise Stress Test, Mammogram and Bone Densitometry. Inpatient rooms are all air-conditioned. Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Cardiac Care Unit (CCU) are separated into private rooms but still maintaining safety with central monitoring system. In addition, operation rooms are ready-made from Germany that sterilization can be controlled during the operation according to the standard of leading hospitals, with modern operating equipment and around the clock physicians and anesthesiologist coverage.
Saint Louis Hospital History
Saint Louis private hospital is located on an approximately 32000 square meters piece of land on South Sathorn Road, was established by Archbishop Louis Vey, Apostolic Vicar of Roman Catholic Mission in Siam, on September 15, 1898, during the reign of King Chulalongkorn. The Sisters of Saint Paul de Chartres were assigned to manage the hospital. The hospital is well equipped with state-of-the-art medical equipment, as well as a full range of facilities, providing medical treatment by medical experts for 24 hours of all fields and nurses who take best care of patients with close supervision, by emphasizing the importance of patient-centered concept.
Saint Louis Hospital: September 15, 1898
Archbishop Louis Vey, Apostolic Vicar of Roman Catholic Mission in Siam, established a hospital on South Sathorn Road and named it "Saint Louis Hospital" ,after the name of Louis IX or Saint Louis,1214-70, king of France. Saint Louis Hospital had its formal inauguration for patient treatment then, managed by the Sisters of Saint Paul de Chartres and serviced by European physicians with modern medical equipment.
Saint Louis Hospital: March 10, 1973
Archbishop Yuang Nittayo, Apostolic Vicar of Roman Catholic Mission in Bangkok, performed the Holy Foundation Stone laying ceremony for new inpatient building. H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej gave the name "Srisawad" to commemorate the Princess Mother Srisangwan and this building had its inauguration in 1975. Later, another patient building was constructed and given the name "Sirikusala" to commemorate H.M. Queen Sirikit. In 1979, the hospital was the first private hospital that successfully performed open heart surgery.
Saint Louis Hospital: January 1, 1988
His Eminence Cardinal Michael Michai Kitbunchu gave the approval of operational improvement, especially applying modern medical equipment, e.g. computerized X-ray machine, automatically operated laboratory equipment and computerized hemodialysis equipment, for patient treatment. These also included applying computer data management system to enhance service effectiveness. In 1994, the hospital was granted the assistance from CESO organization of Canada to apply Total Quality Management (TQM) in the hospital. Since 1995, all levels of personnel have been trained to serve patients with quality service, by emphasizing patient's satisfaction.
Saint Louis Hospital: April 18, 1997
The Bureau Veritas Quality International, on whose head quarters in London, U.K., gave the entire hospital an interational standard certification as to its quality system, i.e., ISO 9002, in its capacity as a medical services provider
Saint Louis Hospital: February 25, 1998
Later, on Aspects Certification Services Limited, shose headquarters in London, U.K., certified its environmental managemant system according to the international standard, i.e., ISO14001, thus making it the first hospital in the world to receive certification both as to its quality and as to its environmental management systems according to international standard, i.e., ISO 9002 and ISO 14001
Saint Louis Hospital: Entering the Second Century
Saint Louis Hospital constructed a new patient building to commemorate the 100th anniversary of hospital services and to provide more facilities to patients. H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej gave the name "Roipi Baramiboon" to the new building, and on December 23, 2000, H.R.H. Princess Sirindhorn came to the hospital for this new building inauguration. Roi Pee Baramee Boon Building is of 24 stories, supporting over 500 inpatients and over 2,000 outpatients per day, with roof-top heliport for emergency patient transport by air. With a full range of medical services and advanced technology medical equipment to enhance patient treatment effectiveness, Saint Louis Hospital is able to support telemedicine system with physicians and nurses' expertise, under the vision of " We are committed to being a leader of hope in healing and pastoral care."
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