Brief Introductions

Fashioned from the core values of its founder, Matsunami General Hospital was established in 1933, and has been fulfilling the role as this area’s major hospital ever since.  Our mission is, “Provide effective, safe, high-quality healthcare and general wellbeing for the community”. In addition to our primary objective, providing 24-hour emergency medical care and highly advanced treatments, we also deliver acute medical care. Beyond our commitment to practicing only evidence-based medicine, we are also devoted to respecting our patients, their family’s rights, and their privacy.

Outline of Facilities Matsunami General Hospital

C.E.O: Hidetoshi Matsunami
Hospital Director: Kazutoshi Matsunami
Clinical Departments: Internal medicine / Respiratory medicine / Cardiology / Gastroenterology / Hematology  / Nephrology / Neurology / General Surgery / Thoracic Surgery / Cardiovascular Surgery / Gastrointestinal Surgery / Proctology / Orthopedic Surgery / Neurosurgery / Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery / Urology / Gynecology and Obstetrics / Ophthalmology / Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery / Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation / Radiology / Pathology / Pediatrics / Dermatology / Anesthesiology
Hospital Capacity: Hospital Beds (Normal): 501 Hospital Beds (Open-type): 12
Address: 〒501-6062 Dendai 185-1, Kasamatsu-cho, Hashima-gun, GIFU prefecture
Phone number 058-388-0111
Opening hours 8:00~11:30

Outline of Facilities Matsunami Health Promotion Clinic

Clinic Director: Humika Hanadate
Departments Internal Medicine / Respiratory Medicine / Cardiology / Gastroenterology / Hematology / Nephrology / General Surgery / Thoracic Surgery / Cardiovascular Surgery / Gastrointestinal Surgery / Proctology / Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery / Radiology / Pediatrics / Dermatology / Rheumatology
Address 10, Izumi-machi, Kasamatsu-cho, Hashima-gun, GIFU prefecture
Phone Number 058-388-0111
Opening Hours Monday – Friday 8:00〜11:30 14:00〜16:00 (reservations only) Saturday 8:00〜11:30 (reservations only)

 

Blood Transfusion Policy

Fashioned from the core values of its founder, Matsunami General Hospital was established in 1933, and has been fulfilling the role as this area’s major hospital ever since.  Our mission is, “Provide effective, safe, high-quality healthcare and general wellbeing for the community”. In addition to our primary objective, providing 24-hour emergency medical care and highly advanced treatments, we also deliver acute medical care. Beyond our commitment to practicing only evidence-based medicine, we are also devoted to respecting our patients, their family’s rights, and their privacy.

  1. 1.In cases when a blood transfusion is necessary to patient survival, blood transfusion will be performed even if the patient refuses. This is our “Minimal Transfusion” policy.
  2. 2.We will not co-sign any forms or waivers that consent to “Absolutely No Blood Transfusion” policies.
  3. 3.We will try to accommodate patients who consent to our Minimal Transfusion policy, but patients who refuse to consent will be recommended to other hospitals for treatment.
  4. 4.In acute emergencies without time for deliberation, we will prioritize saving the patient’s life and perform blood transfusion, which is reflected in our Minimal Transfusion policy.
  5. 5.For children under 15 years old whose parents refuse blood transfusion for their child for religious reasons, blood transfusion will be performed if it is immediately necessary to patient surival. In these cases, the hospital might file a request through the Child Welfare Office for the family court to agree to a termination of parental rights.

Our Minimal Transfusion policy is a guideline and philosophy that respects the patient’s wishes to try and avoid blood transfusion when possible, and a statement that blood transfusion will be performed when circumstances dictate that there is no other way to save the patient’s life. “Absolutely No Blood Transfusion” is a guideline and philosophy that prohibits blood transfusion even in extreme circumstances, according to the patient’s wishes.

Transportation Guide

By Meitetsu train

■From Meitetsu Nagoya Station
15 minutes walk or 5 minutes by taxi from “Kasamatsu Station” on Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line
■From Meitetsu Gifu Station
10 minutes walk from “Nishi-Kasamatsu Station” on Meitetsu Takehana Line from Meitetsu Gifu Station. 15 minutes by taxi from “Meitetsu Gifu Station”.

By Kasamatsu “town-loop” bus

■From “Kasamatsu Station” on Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line
11 minutes by bus from “Meitetsu Kasamatsu Eki Mae” to “Jidokan Mae” bound for “Shimo Kadoma”.
Matsunami General Hospital