AIER Eye Hospital Group is China's leading hospital network in eye care, and is also China's first IPO listed medical institution (stock code: 300015, one of the CSI 300 index selected in 2015). As of October 2017, AIER Eye Hospital Group has established more than 200 specialized eye hospitals covering 30 provinces and extended our services to 70% of insured population all over the country with over 4 million outpatient visits annually. Recently, we have successfully established our presence in Hongkong and the US.
AIER is committed to the parallel introduction and absorption of world-leading ophthalmic technology and management concept, with professionalism, scale and science as its strategy to advance the development of China's ophthalmic medical care.
Base on constant exploration and practice, also with absorb advanced international medical management experience, AIER Eye Hospital Group has successfully established the "hierarchical chain" management model that adapts to China's market environment. Utilizing our advantages in talent, technology and management, we aim to provide the most trusted eye care to patients all over the country.
In 2013, AIER and Central South University jointly set up AIER School of Ophthalmology, CSU, to educate and train medical professionals with advanced degrees; Once again in 2014, AIER joined the Hubei University of Science and Technology to establish the AIER School of Ophthalmology & Optometry. In 2011 and 2015, AIER established the AIER Institute of Optometry and AIER Institute of Ophthalmology respectively. At this point, AIER has bridged all three areas of medicine, education, and research, the establishment of these educational and research institutions will significantly boost our research and clinical standards.
As of 2016, AIER has recruited and trained over 3000 doctors and specialized experts, many of whom have studied in elite institutions in Europe and the US. They are China’s driving force in ophthalmology.
On July 9, 2014, the President of the World Bank Jim Yong Kim visited Changsha AIER Eye Hospital and promoted AIER’s unique sustainable philanthropic model in developing countries. In 2015, AIER acquired Hong Kong Asia Medical Group and paved the way for AIER’s internationalization. In early 2017, AIER acquired a renowned eyecare center in American, which brought AIER’s international expansion to a new stage.
Since its founding, AIER always committed to the mission,“Enabling everyone, whether rich or poor, has the right to eye health.” With its "cross-subsidy" model, AIER provides patients with higher quality services, in the meantime dedicate itself to the social welfare and helping vulnerable groups to promote the cause of fighting blindness.
In 2014, AIER launched the "Partnership Program" in the healthcare industry to focus on changing the ecological environment for ophthalmologists and maximizing the creativity and initiative of core members. It is expected that by the end of 2017, AIER will have 200 eye hospitals which provide high quality and multi-level eye care to more people.