Wanfang, TMU and Shuang Ho hospitals joined TMU Taipei Cancer Center to participate in the first Taiwan Healthcare Expo. This display demonstrated TMU Healthcare System’s use of smart technologies and precision medicine.


TMU Hospital: The medical technology zone of TMU Hospital represents the evolution of its medical care and promotes the development of precision medical services. The hospital’s Smart Intensive Care System was featured in the exhibition area. Patient physiological readings are automatically uploaded, forwarded, integrated, calculated and added to medical records, with information was displayed on a “dashboard” that saves nearly 800 hours of transcription time monthly and improves responsiveness to patient needs.

TMU Healthcare System displays at exhibition site

Wanfang Hospital: In synergy with long-term government development strategies for the medical sector, the hospital promotes integrated community medical and health care. The hospital displayed software and hardware to train hand-eye coordination, and offered interactive cognitive training for the public to experience how the limbs operate after middle age. The training combines with games to improve coordination between the limbs and the brain while allowing stimulating core fitness.

ROSA robot arm display

Shuang Ho Hospital: Based on the university’s development of specialized neurological care services, the hospital exhibited ROSA, the first robotic arm designed for spinal and brain surgery in Taiwan. The device is equipped with positioning navigation and 3D image planning to assist surgeons in responding to patient needs more flexibly, safely and accurately. The exhibit also increased public awareness of surgical techniques.

ROSA robot arm display

Taipei Cancer Center: Focusing on “precision medicine in cancer treatment,” doctors were among the staff who demonstrated the IBM Watson for Oncology system that computes the most promising cancer treatment strategies. Using precise genetic testing methods to scrutinize vast personal data, the Watson system proposes personalized ways for individuals to enhance treatment effectiveness. By adding new technologies for heat treatment and the new proton treatment center, TMU can offer optimal cancer treatment options.

Taipei Medical University held the “2020 International Medical Forum”

The “2020 International Medical Forum” taking place on August 30, 2020, was jointly organized by Taipei Medical University, the Taipei Medical University Alumni Association, the Taipei Medical University Medical Doctor Association (TMUMDA) and the Civil Doctor Association.

Professor Thierry Burnouf of Taipei Medical University obtained Taiwan Identity Card

Professor Thierry Burnouf, Vice Dean of TMU College of Biomedical Engineering, has been contributing to TMU’s education and research portfolio for more than a decade.

Grand Launching of Taipei Medical University–Nutrition Indonesia Alumni Association

College of Nutrition, Taipei Medical University (TMU) has launched its very first international branch of alumni association on July 23rd, 2020 in i-College TMU, Taipei, Taiwan.

TMU conferred honorary doctorate degree to Chairman Barry Lam (林百里) of Quanta Computer

On September 17, 2020, TMU conferred an honorary doctorate degree to Barry Lam (林百里), Chairman of Quanta Computer, in recognition of his achievements in the development of cutting-edge technologies, as well as his instrumental role in Taiwan’s IT industry and smart living.

Taipei Medical University Hospital hosting “Anti-COVID-19 Workshop” to help medical students from the Kingdom of Eswatini fight on the front line

Medical students from the Kingdom of Eswatini studying in Taiwan attended the “Anti-COVID-19 Workshop” held by Taipei Medical University Hospital (TMUH) in August 2020.

Welcome to the Taiwan Foreign English Teacher Program (TFETP)

TFETP was launched by the Ministry of Education (MOE) to recruit foreign English teachers and teaching assistants to create more opportunities for Taiwanese students to learn English in schools nationwide.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and TMU Shuang-Ho Hospital help Taiwan’s diplomatically—the Republic of the Marshall Islands, through the COVID-19 crisis

In supporting Taiwan’s diplomatic efforts around the world, TMU Shuang-Ho Hospital, in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, leads the operation of the Taiwan Health Center in the Republic of the Marshall Islands, staffed with health professionals, to provide health promotion services, medical care and other multilateral exchange activities.

TMU Outstanding International Alumni-Eisner Gabriel Salamanca Ponce

The TMU experience is exactly that kind of opportunity, says Dr. Salamanca, “It gives you the tools to be the best version of you.”—Dr. Eisner Gabriel Salamanca Ponce