The first virtual hospital in France will open in 2024

The new building will house three platforms, dedicated to e-health, education and development.

By 2024, Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines should host the hospital of the future. Equipped with the latest digital innovations for student training, it will offer an unprecedented offer of e-health to patients.
In concrete terms, the new building will house three platforms. One of 2,500 m2 dedicated to telemedicine and e-health, which will develop the offer of care on the territory. Thanks to telemedicine, patients will be able to consult ophthalmology, pediatrics, cardiology and psychiatry, areas that today lack specialists.

Virtual simulation

A second platform will be devoted to teaching with training, via virtual simulation. Finally a third, will be dedicated to the "living lab". This laboratory will enable healthcare professionals, industrialists, start-ups and entrepreneurs to meet to create projects around e-health and health.
"This virtual hospital reaffirms the Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines Faculty of Medicine's position of excellence and its capacity for innovation.This project, supported by the agglomeration, reinforces the University's higher education center. Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines at the University Paris-Saclay, "said Philippe Guiguen, Community Advisor in charge of university affairs.

A university hospital closer to the territories

Scheduled for 2024, this 5,000-square-meter facility should be built in place of the existing prefabricated sites at the Rabelais site in Guyancourt, directly linked to the Vauban and d'Alembert campus of the Université Versailles Saint-Quentin-en. -Yvelines. "The ambition of this hospital is to prefigure the hospital of tomorrow, a university hospital closer to the territories," says Djilali Annane, Dean of the UFR Simone Veil-Santé Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines.
Poles of reference, recourse and expertise but also hospitals of proximity, the CHU are the only establishments to be able to treat all the pathologies. In 2017, the 32 CHUs in France recorded 5 million emergency room visits, 6.3 million short-stay admissions and 18 million consultations.

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