History

The hospital at the time of opening

The hospital at the time of opening

The hospital at present

The hospital at present

1950 -

1958
March 24
Approval for the establishment of the hospital granted:
12 departments, 339 beds
May 20
Opening ceremony, Kikuo Ohtsuki installed as the 1st president
October 2
Approval as a general hospital
1st President

1st President,
Kikuo Ohtsuki

1960 -

1960
April 1
Federation of National Public Service Personnel Mutual Aid Associations Central Library opened
April 1
Start of house staff system
1963
June 1
Shigeo Okinaka installed as the 2nd president
2st President

2st President,
Shigeo Okinaka

1970 -

1973
June 1
Ichitaro Asai installed as the 3rd president
3st President

3st President,
Ichitaro Asai

1978
November 7
Main hospital East and North buildings completed

1980 -

1982
April 1
Japanese Council for Medical Training (JCMT) program is established
October 1
Kinori Kosaka installed as the 4th president
4st President

4st President,
Kinori Kosaka

1983
April 1
Tokyo Coronary Care Unit (CCU) emergency treatment facility approved
October 4
New building completed: 909 beds
1985
June 1
One-day complete physical exams initiated
July 31
Main building refurbishment completed

1990 -

1992
February 1
Kinori Kosaka installed as the 4th president
April 1
Nobuhide Mimura installed as the 5th president
5st President

5st President,
Nobuhide Mimura

1995
June 3
Japan Kidney Transplant Network HLA test center approved
1996
October 1
Tokyo Infant Special Emergency Medical Cooperation approved facility
October 4
Bone marrow collection and transplant facility approved
1997
April 1
Hiroshi Akiyama installed as the 6th president
May 1
New facilities with private power generator that can run for 72 h for emergencies
December 1
Bone marrow transplant aseptic room refurbished to 100 class 2-office facility
6st President

6st President,
Hiroshi Akiyama

2000 -

2000
June 1
Toranomon Hospital Saitama Clinic opened
2002
April 1
Tetsu Yamaguchi installed as the 7th president
7st President

7st President,
Tetsu Yamaguchi

2005
January 24
Authorization from Japan Council for Quality Health Care
2007
May 1
Filmless operation started
June 1
Authorization as a Clinical Trial Center
2008
April 1
Diagnostic Procedure Combination (DPC) started
April 30
Toranomon Hospital Health Management Center and Diagnostic Imaging Center opened
July 1
Shift to 7:1 nurse system
2009
May 1
Authorization as Metropolitan Stroke Network facility
2010
January 24
Japan Council for Quality Health Care renewed
April 1
Authorized as metropolitan cancer hospital
2011
January 3
Electronic medical records introduced
April 1
Authorized as a metropolitan liver disease care liaison hospital
2012
April 1
Authorized as a designated regional cancer hospital
2013
April 1
Yasuyoshi Ouchi installed as the 8th president
2016
December 14
Accreditation is awarded by Japan International Hospitals (JIH)
2017
January 18
Accreditation is awarded by Japan Medical Service Accreditation for International Patients (JMIP)
October 2
The Health Management Center and the Diagnostic Imaging Center of Toranomon Hospital are relocated