Basic information about IKEM
The Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine was established for an indefinite period based on the decision of the minister of health dated 28 Oct 1970, Ref. No. OP-032-15.9.1970. The Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine is a state contributory organisation directly managed by the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic.
Registered office of IKEM: Vídeňská 1958/9, 140 21, Praha 4
Identification number of the organisation (IČO): 00023001
Tax identification number (DIČ): CZ00023001
Databox number: btgjvdm
The authorised representative of IKEM is the director, appointed and removed from the position by the minister of health. In periods of absence the director is represented, in the full scope of rights and duties, by a deputy appointed by the director.
The current version of the Foundation Deed can be found here.
Definition of the essential purpose and corresponding subject of activity
IKEM provides highly specialised health care with the competence for the entire territory of the Czech Republic.
IKEM admits patients who receive healthcare services on a high professional and ethical level (basic, specialised and highly specialised healthcare services) in three major areas:
Transplantation of the heart, heart-lung block, lung, kidney, liver, small intestine and insulin-producing tissues;
Diabetology, endocrinology and metabolic and nutritional disorders,
in the forms of:
a) Bed care
- Acute intensive
- Acute standard
b) Outpatient care
According to its purpose, the care may be:
- Therapeutic and rehabilitative
- Pharmaceutical and clinical-pharmaceutical.
IKEM is a research organisation involved in basic and clinical research, introduction and verification of new methods, clinical trials with medicines and medical devices in order to provide evidence of their efficacy, safety and quality. The results are spread through training and publishing.
IKEM holds the Certificate of compliance with the conditions for providing level I cardiovascular care to adults and has been awarded the status IKEM Comprehensive Cardiovascular Centre.