UPMC: a Italy-USA model for nonprofit organizations


Global health enterprise UPMC started in Palermo and now manages four centers of excellence in Italy.  Its strategy? Provide the best possible care reinvesting profits

“The interests of a system like UPMC and of a public health system are very much integrated”, explains Prof. Bruno Gridelli, UPMC Italy managing director  and UPMC International Executive Vice President. “They are not based on profit, but on how to better manage the available resources. In other words, the profits generated by patient care are not distributed between the shareholders, but reinvested to further improve the system, to the benefit of all.”

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The Italian division of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center with facilities in Rome (UPMC Hillman Cancer Center at San Pietro FBF, oncology radiotherapy and UPMC Salvator Mundi International Hospital), Palermo (ISMETT IRCCS, organ transplants and highly specialized therapies and Ri.MED Foundation, research), Chianciano Terme (UPMC Institute for Health, preventive medicine and Medical Gym), Mirabella Eclano (UPMC Hillman Cancer Center at Villa Maria, oncology radiotherapy).


UPMC is an integrated global health enterprise headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. With its clinical, training, research, and managerial knowledge and expertise, UPMC is one of the leading health systems in the United States.


UPMC International offers a full range of health care consulting and management services focused on sharing our clinical, technological and managerial knowledge and expertise with partners around the world, customizing solutions so that patients and regions benefit and thrive.

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