By assigning exclusive doctors like Raimund Royer, the first foreign oriental doctor who speaks English and German, and 4 doctors who speaks Japanese and Chinese respectively, it has no problem communicating with patients from other countries.
It also opened international examination support team, and provides patients from other countries with total service from entry to Korea to return to their own countries by exclusive coordinators who speak English and Japanese.
Due to these efforts, number of the first visit patients from other countries increased to 389 in 2007, and to 576(150%) in 2008, though it was only around 185 when the international clinic was opened from Aug. to Dec. in 2006.
Shin, Jun-sik, Chief director of the hospital said "Patients who visited the hospital are highly satisfied with efficacy of oriental medicine that cures spinal diseases by acupuncture and drug without surgery. Especially in Japan, so many japanese patients visit the hospital in Korea that I could feel myself Korean wave is also going on in oriental medicine."
It is planning to attract visitors groups in coordination with Korea Tourism Organization, Korea Health Industry Development Institute, and Council for Korean Medicine Overseas Promotion. Besides, it is planning to actively participate in many international affairs related to medical tourism like various expositions, conferences, and forums.