About St. Luke's International Hospital
St. Luke's International Hospital, a general and teaching hospital established in 1902, is one of central Tokyo's largest and most comprehensive medical care facilities. The hospital has been distinguished by a long history of innovation and is one of an elite group of hospitals accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI). JCI is the world's leader in healthcare accreditation based on the most rigorous international standards in quality and patient safety.
In 2003, St. Luke's International Hospital became the first institution in Japan to subscribe to UpToDate. Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara, Honorary Director of St. Luke's, worked with Dr. Burton (Bud) Rose, Founder of UpToDate, to secure a trial and help introduce UpToDate to the physicians of Japan. Now, more than 700 institutions across Japan provide UpToDate to their clinicians.
To continue providing the highest standards of care using cutting edge resources, St. Luke's International Hospital recently became one of the first institutions in Japan to introduce UpToDate Anywhere – enabling UpToDate access via mobile phones and tablets.