** Translated from Czech **
Without their own resources so we could invest
ZDN.cz (Health Magazine)
"2009 we made a net profit of 70 million crowns, which is about ten million more than the year before. Turnover in the year we increased by about 400 million to 4 billion, and we have about 3 thousand employees. We anticipate that sales will stagnate this year," said in an interview with director FN Ostrava
DIRECTOR UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OSTRAVA SVATOPLUK NĚMEČEK:
After a year of reconstruction on Friday, opening the cancer clinic. How big is the investment?
It was a total reconstruction so that the pavilion from the early 70 of the last century reached the level of the 21st century, including equipment. Reconstruction cost 220 million crowns. Lasted all of last year because we did it in service and did not want to limit care. Oncology But the other investments of 250 million crowns, which will have a unique workplace in the Czech Republic, but in Central Europe.
The new facility will be equipped with a special robotic device to treat malignant tumors, so-called cyber knife. CYBERKNIFE is perfectly capable of destroying small tumors by radiation in places other forms of treatment available, very difficult - the brain, pancreas, lungs and spine. Will be installed at the end of March and after the trials of radiation safety, we should start from May to use the treatment.
We are proud that Ostrava has become the first place in the Republic, where it will be the top device.
With top device must work leading experts.
We are perfectly equipped for a team that is now trained in the U.S..
From what sources You finance the large investments?
Partly from its own funds, partly financed by government money, for example, from the state budget is funded mentioned CyberKnife, and use the opportunities to benefit from European funds. In oncology have not directed nearly one hundred million crowns from European sources to other instrumentation. Whatever but I am not talking only about cancer clinic, updates and other workplaces. ....