Moderated by Max Hotopf, CEO, Healthcare Business International
Lessons learnt from 20 years of international expansion
Dr Bruno Gridelli, Executive Vice President, UPMC International &
Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh
A pioneer of international expansion, UPMC, a big US academic medical centre, first expanded abroad to Italy where it has been managing PPPs for complex surgery and transplants for over two decades. Surgeon Dr. Gridelli has also been a leader in UPMC collaborations with the Asian American Medical Group in Singapore; Hamad Medical Corporation in Qatar; KingMed Diagnostics in China; National Research Oncology Center in Kazakhstan; Xiangya International Medical Center, China and the Whitfield Cancer Centre in Ireland.
Here Dr Gridelli goes through the lessons that UPMC has learnt from this process. How do you define success, select the right partners, build the right culture and create the right medical and management staff?
Guglielmo Brayda di Soleto, CEO, Medipass Part of the listed Italian KOS Group Medipass designs, implements and manages cancer diagnostic and treatment services in the UK, Italy, India and the GCC.
Building an International Hospital Chain in Central Eastern Europe
Dr. Attila Végh, Chairman and CEO, Penta Hospitals International. Penta Hospitals has built the largest chain of multi-national hospitals across Central and Eastern Europe. Attila shares lessons learnt through Penta's expansion.