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2008-2010 Archives

Below are the editions of International Extra that were published during 2008-2010.


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November 2010

An introduction to Life Changing Medicine
ISMETT celebrates transplant number 1,000
Study investigates risk management in regenerative medicine
ISMETT on call during Pope Benedict XVI's visit
New Orthpaedic unit opens at UPMC Beacon Hospital

A new project in Jordan
UPMC Beacon Hospital staff speak at conferences
UPMC Global Care
ICSD staff members receive awards for excellence
Pediatric living-related liver transplants at ISMETT

July 2010

Sicilian cellist performs in Pittsburgh for Ri,MED
UPMC Sports Medicine pioneer addresses UPMC Beacon Hospital Orthopaedic Summit
From Sarajevo to Palermo: A journey of healing
SmartRoom: Technology at the bedside

UPMC advances global partnerships for improved health care
ISMETT gains national award and presents at Italian conferences
ISMETT part of multicenter study on new radiology procedure for patients affected with hepatic cirrhosis

March 2010

eRecord goes live at Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals
New Centre for Orthopaedics opens at UPMC Beacon Hospital
The new Center for Connected Medicine in Pittsburgh
UPMC Reaching Beyond the Bounds
UPMC speaker and moderator at Arab Health Conference 2010
ISMETT receives JCI accreditation

UPMC effort for Haiti’s children
ISMETT and McGowan Institute partner for cell-based therapies
Italian awards for excellence in the workplace
UPMC-Qatar partnership improves emergency medicine in the Middle East

November 2009

UPMC spotlighted during Pittsburgh G-20 World Summit
UPMC helps plan family medicine in Japan
'Domino' liver transplant performed at ISMETT
UPMC acquires majority ownership of Beacon Hospital
ATLANTIS Program: UPMC commitment to higher education
ICSD staff members receive awards for excellence

UPMC Beacon Hospital attends LIVESTRONG Global Cancer Summit
UPMC helps develop research internationally
UPMC enters new partnership in the United Kingdom for cancer care ISMETT Simulation Center hosts medical emergency training
ISMETT nurse selected for Cameos of Caring award

May 2009

Good health care that increases quality internationally
UPMC forges partnership to bring world-class health care to Cyprus
A home for biotechnology in Palermo
Researcher's visit to ISMETT
Qatar -- Nursing Leadership Course
UPMC business development: Building an integrated global health enterprise

IT at work for a paperless hospital
One on one...An interview with a transplant patient at ISMETT
Irish Cancer Centers earn prestigious quality award
Beacon Hospital welcomes new CFO
ISMETT cardiac surgeons act as high school teachers
UPMC at Arab Health 2009
National news coverage of Trilogy Technology at Beacon Hospital

January 2009

UPMC and GE collaborate for international oncology centers
eRecord comes to Newcastle
RCSI hosts dean of University of Pittsburgh Medical School
UPMC and ISMETT: Transforming global health care
Ri.MED Foundation hosts second annual lecture in Rome
Leadership development initiative means new choices for UPMC managers

Birthday celebration at ISMETT’s Family House
EMS training held in Doha, Qatar
The ISMETT cell factory in a click
UPMC’s international effort to better manage blood supply
Weight loss surgery programme launched at Beacon Hospital

September/October 2008

A Patient's Gratitude
500th liver transplant performed at ISMETT
GE, UPMC launch company to develop and commercialize digital pathology solutions
Europay: UPMC software application automates routine tasks for international ventures

Ri.MED fellowship program kicks off second year
Oncology Insights
New partnership takes UPMC initiatives to the world
Leadership training held in Qatar
UPMC recognized as one of the best