Since 1st October 2008 we have renamed our hospital from Sanyo Hospital to Yamaguchi-Ube Medical Center.
 This hospital serves as a central medical institution of National Hospital Organization in Chugoku region for chronic thoracic, respiratory diseases including lung cancer, bronchial asthma, COPD, pulmonary fibrosis and tuberculosis. We are in charge of highly advanced medicine as a specialized hospital for respiratory diseases and are accredited as a specialist-educating institution by several academic societies.