Na Homolce Hospital is one of the establishments directly oversees by the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic. This superstructure clinical medical facility established in 1989, is not like the large faculty hospitals, it does not offer a comprehensive range of medical services, but emphasizes solely on highly experienced and technologically advanced treatment in specific medical fields.
There is no so-called "catchment area" for the selection of patients, but it admits patients on the recommendation of general medical physician and specialists, from all over the country, also from out of the country. The hospital possesses a scientific research centre and recieved the prestigious JCI accreditation that guarantees patients high quality care and safety.
In 1992, Na Homolce performed its first surgical operation by the Leksell gamma knife and also its first implantation of impenetrable defibrillator (ICD) was carried out. In 1994, the hospital obtained Czech Republic’s first ever navigation neurosurgical system. And in 1995, it purchased a magnetic resonance.
In 1996, it introduced the first stentgraph into the abdominal aorta, installed angiolins and first intervention on coronary arteries. In 1997, first catheterization ablation was carried out and in 1998, operated its first cerebral artery stroke through the endovascular procedure. In 1999, Na Homolce launched PET (Positron Emission Tomography), the initial post-communist Europe. Then in the year 2000, three-dimensional mapping of cardiac arrhythmias, the first in the Czech Republic and the first Percutaneous Vertebroplasty treatment of a broken vertebra was performed.
Other Na Homolce achievements:
In 2001, perform its first artery graft transplant and also carried out, the first implantation of the spinal neurostimulator for refractory angina pectoris in the Czech Republic.
In 2002, the hospital separated cardiac surgery and vascular surgery into different disciplines.
And in 2003, a new Department of Cardiac Surgery was established and the launch of the first hybrid PET / CT scanner in the Czech Republic.
In 2006, began centre for adult patients with congenital heart defects and establishment of a molecular diagnostics laboratory.
In 2007, launched the robotic cardiac surgery program, opened a complex of three multifunctional catheterization halls, introduced the pioneer electromagnetic navigation into the catheterisation treatment of cardiac arrhythmias in the Czech Republic and established a new intensive care unit at the neurosurgical unit among others.
Where to Find Homolka Hospital
Homolka Hospital - Facilities
- Accessible disabled people
- Private rooms for patients
- TV in the room
- On-site pharmacy
- Medical records transfer
- Open weekends
- Public transport access
- Special dietary requests accepted
- Personal assistance
Homolka Hospital - Pricing details and cost breakdown
Homolka Hospital - Certifications
- Joint Commission International