The Unique Role of Military Hospitals

Organization:Department of Medical Planning Published Date:2015-07-24 View:18710

In addition to taking care of the soldier's health, participating in military training and exercises, providing sanitary services and support, military hospitals are also responsible for many unique missions:

  • Physical checks for conscripted personnel and students taking the Military School Entrance Examination.

  • Physical training and physical checks for aircrew.

  • Studies of underwater and hyperbaric medicine, and treatment of hyperbaric illness.

  • Conscription of medical facilities and material in period of mobilization.

  • Regulating and control of hospital beds in war time.

  • Formulating plans for military medical studies in concert with combat requirement.

  • Review of disqualified conscripted personnel and classification of disabilities.

  • Support of medical service in foreign countries in concert with government policy.

These missions are so unique that necessitate the continuous development of military hospitals.

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