Centers & Services

International Patient Support Center

What is the International Patient Support Center?

We receive patients from overseas who are visiting Okayama University Hospital for treatment, providing support for treatment in collaboration with related hospital departments, and assisting patients in related matters.


One physician, two dentists, one teacher, and one clerk endeavor to meet the needs of foreign patients in collaboration with the related hospital departments.

Description of operations

  • 1. Coordination of treatment for applicants from overseas (including contact to coordination companies)
  • 2. Help for patients who need language support
  •  - Support for reception and application procedures
  •  - Guide to the hospital
  •  - Arrangement of a medical interpreter (advance reservation required)
  •  - Support for payment and reception of drug prescriptions
  • 3. Response to inquiries from foreign patients outside the hospital
  • 4. Translation of documents
  • 5. Management of meetings related to the reception of foreign patients
  • 6. Education and training in the hospital related to the reception of foreign patients