The inauguration ceremony of the Sino-German Hospital Society, organized by Swiss International Health Care, was held on Nov 22nd, 2017 in Berlin. The German side was represented by Prof. Dr. med. Einhäupl, Chairman of the Board of Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Prof. Dr. med. Busse, Director of the Institute of Health Economics at the Technical University of Berlin and Mr. Nizar Maarouf, Deputy Director of Vivantes International. On the Chinese side, President Wang of Shanghai General Hospital and Mr. Xie, representative of the Chinese Embassy were present at the event. Days before the ceremony, the Chinese delegation led by President Wang visited Charité Berlin, Vivantes Hospital and DRK and discussed with German experts potential cooperation opportunities.