3 March 2017

From China to Study the UPMC Model

From China to Study the UPMC Model

A chinese delegation visited UPMC Institute for Health Chianciano Terme to study the UPMC Model.

Zhixiong Wu, Chairman of the Wanshi Holding Group and Linewell Software Group, which controls the Macare Women’s Hospital in Quanzhou, China, visited Italy in recent days. This visit is the result of an agreement recently signed by UPMC International with the Macare Women’s Hospital,a newly built 52-bed hospital specializing in women’s health. In fact, the hospital offers advanced obstetrics, gynecology and neonatology services.

the partnership between UPMC International and Macare Women’s Hospital will provide training in Pittsburgh to medical, nursing, and administrative staff and dvisory services, including a detailed on-site assessment by UPMC experts of operational and clinical procedures. The experts will focus on the following areas:

  • hospital services
  • development of clinical programs
  • talent acquisition
  • infection control and prevention
  • IT systems
  • laboratory operations

UPMC Institute for Health model

The Chinese delegation visited UPMC Institute for Health Chianciano Terme for a clinical presentation of the screening/prevention programs. They also received a presentation of the upcoming neurological and cardiac rehabilitation programs. The delegation expressed its strong interest in introducing a similar program for the screening of chronic diseases and general well-being in a highly touristic region in China.

“We were glad to have with us the chinese delegation from Macare Women’s Hospital; they share the same UPMC philosophy, according to which patients need and deserve a health care of excellence near their homes,” said Bruno Gridelli, MD, Executive Vice President of UPMC International.  “Our common goal is to provide patients with the most advanced services, as well as promote and protect the well-being of the population, develop disease prevention programs and increasingly effective, accessible and sustainable treatments. The model developed in Chianciano has a great potential for development, considering the need for strategies to prevent chronic diseases, a true global emergency.”

UPMC already has collaborative programs in China, including: