Global Care Update

Welcome to the inaugural edition of UPMC Global Care News, an e-newsletter designed to keep you abreast of happenings within UPMC Global Care and other UPMC programs.

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, UPMC is a leading non-profit health system with facilities in Ireland, Italy, and the United States and telemedicine capabilities that span the globe. Global Care makes it simple for physicians, patients, embassies, and health ministries to access our extensive array of exceptional health care services and expertise. Connect with us to discover the advantages of UPMC Global Care. Read more>




Radiosurgery Now Available in Rome for Cancer Patients

To enhance care capabilities, UPMC has officially opened the Advanced Radiosurgery Center of Excellence at San Pietro Fatebenefratelli (FBF) Hospital in Rome. This center offers patients precisely delivered, high-dose radiation to treat the most challenging of tumors. Learn more about this new, innovative center. Read more>



UPMC Beacon Receives Excellence Award for SRS

Since 2008, over 500 patients have received stereotactic radiosurgery treatment at the National Centre for Radiosurgery at UPMC Beacon, the only hospital in Ireland which offers this service. As the sole provider of stereotactic radiosurgery in Ireland, UPMC Beacon Hospital has been offering the service for over five years. The hospital has delivered 2,548 stereotactic radiosurgery treatments in this time, with 1,176 of those taking place in 2012. Read more>



Patient Profile: Mohamed al Rabte, Libya

Mohamed al Rabte, a 23-year-old rower on the Libyan national team, lost his arm after being shot by a sniper in the uprising against dictator Moammar Gadhafi. A speedy amputation in a field hospital saved al Rabte's life, but it was his treatment by Ivan Tarkin, MD, orthopaedic surgeon and trauma expert at UPMC that is giving him his life back. See more of this inspiring story. Read more>





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