Pingtung Christian Hospital is established by the missionaries from America, Norway, and Finland. They dedicated their love through Christ to serve Taiwan for decades, and established a great tradition “wherever a need, there will be met.” PTCH changed from a small clinic to a regional teaching hospital with more than 600 beds. Through these years, PTCH not only guards people’s health in southern Taiwan, but also helps the development of surgical department, bones department, epidemiology development in 50s, physical therapy, and nursing education. PTCH has magnificent contributions on Taiwanese medical history.
With the tightening of financial policies and the growing health care institutions in the surrounding areas, in response to the sudden changes in the medical market, recent deans have made great efforts to reform and reform. They Introduce balanced scorecards, promote ISO verification, digital medical records, and strengthen information management; develop health promotion, long-term care services, and set up nursing home for the disadvantaged and the elderly. Also, PTCH continues to promote and implement patient safety-related programs. In this era, when medical quality is increasingly valued, the patient-centered therapeutic environment is established in the spirit of whole-person care. Through this, winning the patient's identity and enabling the hospital to operate sustainably.