The History of UPMC Salvator Mundi International Hospital
UPMC Salvator Mundi International Hospital is a private hospital that has been operating in the heart of Rome since 1951. The clinic, started by the Sisters of the Congregation of the Divine Savior, has gone through several changes but has always focused on innovation, maintaining the principles that inspired its activity.
Since its foundation, it has been a point of reference for international patients in Italy. It became part of UPMC in 2018. UPMC Salvator Mundi is part of the UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) network, a global healthcare company headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA (U.S.). UPMC is committed to developing innovative and reliable patient-centered care models.
UPMC Salvator Mundi is active in all specialties of medicine and surgery as a general hospital. From specialist diagnostics to post-traumatic and post-surgical rehabilitation. It offers a variety of innovative treatments and advanced care protocols, personalized clinical plans, and research and development programs. It also collaborates with specialists and researchers within the UPMC network.
UPMC Salvator Mundi works with the aim of always guaranteeing the quality of services offered in all medical and surgical areas. To this end, it has designed and created highly specialized centers that offer cutting-edge technologies.
UPMC is a $26 billion health and insurance provider headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It works in close partnership with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences and is Pennsylvania's largest non-governmental employer. It has 95,000 employees, 40 hospitals, 800 doctors' offices and outpatient sites, and an Insurance Services Division with 4.5 million members – the largest medical insurance company in western Pennsylvania.
UPMC exports its clinical, managerial, and technological expertise worldwide through UPMC Enterprises and UPMC International. "U.S. News" ranks UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside among the nation's top hospitals in several clinical specialties. It also places UPMC Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh on the Honor Roll of America's Best Children's Hospitals.
UPMC Italy has been operating in Italy since 1997, when the Mediterranean Institute for Transplantation and Highly Specialized Therapies (IRCCS ISMETT) was established in Palermo. To date, it includes two advanced radiotherapy centers: UPMC Hillman Cancer Center San Pietro FBF in Rome and UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Villa Maria in Campania, in addition to UPMC Salvator Mundi International Hospital.
UPMC is currently engaged in the construction of two additional medical facilities, both in Carini, in the province of Palermo. A hospital and the Center for Biotechnology and Biomedical Research of the Ri.MED Foundation, of which he is one of the founding members.