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UPMC expands international operations with 50% stake in Rome hospital

Pittsburgh-based UPMC has expanded its Italian operations by acquiring a 50 percent ownership stake in Salvator Mundi International Hospital, a 75-bed private hospital in Rome, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

UPMC, which will jointly own the facility with Rome International Hospital Management Srl, will lead clinical operations at Salvator Mundi International Hospital. UPMC will name the hospital's CMO and COO, system spokeswoman Wendy Zellner told the Pittsburg Post-Gazette.

UPMC has had operations in Italy for more than 20 years, and currently runs a radiotherapy center in Rome, a transplant hospital in Palermo, an outpatient diagnostic and wellness center in Carini and a health center in Tuscany, according to the report.  

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