ZIEKENHUIS NETWERK ANTWERPEN
Accreditations: Doctors: Beds:
International Patient Services: Yes
ZNA covers in and around Antwerp 3 general and 6 specialized hospitals. In 2007 the merger was achieved by ZNA all settings (except at the Psychiatric Hospital Stuivenberg ZNA) and emerged as the largest Belgian mergers around 2500 bed hospital that counts. ZNA stands for quality and accessible care.
The influence of ZNA extends over 32 municipalities. In Antwerp, to the population by far the most important city, ZNA achieves a 44% share of patients.
ZNA 6000 people at work, including 2650 nurses, 550 caregivers and some 600 doctors. These employees provide approximately 6,000 patients daily. With over 1 million annual consultations, lab-examine medical and video recordings and 75,000 images ZNA is the largest health care provider in Belgium. At European level, is our hospital group in the top ten?
In a large city like Antwerp ZNA eminently a social role. Since the start of the ZNA's social accessibility of care in all hospitals to for ZNA-based. Witness all organizations of the disadvantaged, which constantly consults ZNA and adapts as necessary. Thus, the introduction of the guarantee scheme ensures that people, whose papers were not in order, are now systematically in order to be placed.
The essence of our commitment to quality is contained in the question: what does the patient need? ZNA chooses radical patient-centered care, and therefore listening to patients and their families, to doctors and other caregivers, to social organizations. ZNA will be pivotal in the overall care in Antwerp full record. If that's "pioneering" we do it. If that means 'together', then we will. As the quality of our care benefit, the patient benefits, is always a good idea.
Our principle of accessibility is quite simple: nobody refuses ZNA As a proportion of the population, the financial threshold for us can hardly take care, and it is up to us to further lower the threshold and a solution. It was the OCMW hospitals for years and they continue to do so within ZNA. In pricing, the guarantee scheme, in collaboration with our health insurance and social organizations in Antwerp, and in particular the efforts of our social services. Quality is only meaningful if all citizens have access to them.
ZNA (ZiekenhuisNetwerk Antwerpen) is Belgium’s leading health care provider offering affordable and high quality healthcare in the Antwerp metropolitan area and beyond. ZNA was established in 2004 as an independent management structure for the former public hospitals of the city of Antwerp. ZNA is comprised of 3 general hospitals, 8 day centers and 6 specialized care centers (children, psychiatry and geriatrics). ZNA employs 6,000 people of which are 600 medical doctors and 2,650 nurses, in all caring for 6,000 patients every day.