On July 21-22, the delegation led by Professor Bruno Gridelli, Executive Vice President of the International Department of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) paid a visit to CSU, attended the opening ceremony of the International Medical Department of Xiangya Hospital co-built by the Centre and CSU and had a discussion with the responsible persons from related departments of CSU on the cooperation in medical big data.
After nearly a year of careful preparation and simulation runs, International Medical Department of Xiangya Hospital was officially opened on July 21. Delegation led by Professor Bruno Gridelli, Executive Vice President of the International Department of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Li Youzhi, Vice Governor of Hunan Province, Zhang Yaoxue, President of CSU, and Zhang Jian, Director of Health and Family Planning Commission of Hunan Province attended the ceremony to express their congratulations.
On July 22, a delegation made up of such 8 persons as Professor Bruno Gridelli, Associate Professor Zhang Liming(President of Xiangya Overseas Alumni Association) from anesthesiology of School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh and so on, came to CSU and conducted discussions with Vice President Hu Yuehua, Li Jianbin, Dean of Institute of Information Security and Big Data, Zou Beiji, Dean of the School of Information Science and Engineering, Chen Xiang, Director of Hospital Management Office, and Hu Jianzhong, primarily responsible person of Xiangya Medical Big Data Projects. The two sides exchanged their views on their collection, application and future work plan of big data in the medical field, focusing on such aspects as construction of data warehouse, data security, medical information standards and region-wide facility, analysis of “big data”, and researches on biological medical and clinical information. Both sides agreed that future cooperation in the above areas as well as personnel training in medical big data could be carried out.