RITMOCORE Buyers Group

Fundació Privada de Gestió Sanitària de l’Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau

Lead Procurer

The Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau (Sant Pau) is the dean of Hospital institutions in Spain, providing healthcare public services to people in Barcelona and Catalonia for more than six centuries. The Hospital is a reference in Catalonia in the fields of assistance, education and research. Although its activity is mainly centered in Barcelona it extends through Catalonia and it is a reference center for tertiary and specialized care in highly complex national and international levels. Its healthcare function includes many activities, some of them considered as a reference in its field. Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau is a University Hospital with a teaching Unit of the Faculty of Medicine at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB – Autonomous University of Barcelona), a Nursing University School. The institution also participates in the specialized health training program and organizes apprenticeships and other training activities. The Hospital is one of the most important Spanish research centers in Healthcare, including the Biomedical Research Institute (IIB).

Website: www.santpau.cat

Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

The Cardiology Department of the Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a single site specialist hospital serving the population of 2.8 million people resident in Cheshire, Merseyside, North Wales & the Isle of Man in the North West region of the United Kingdom. It provides the full range of heart and chest services with the exception of organ transplantation.

The improvement in patient health outcomes in Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust demonstrates that a commitment to clinical research and innovation leads to better treatments for patients. Research and innovation are essential components of the Trust’s activities. In the last three years, a total of 159 peer-reviewed publications have resulted from general research activity. Our engagement with clinical research also demonstrates Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust’s commitment to testing and offering the latest medical treatments and techniques.

Website: http://www.lhch.nhs.uk/

Azienda Sanitaria Unica Regionale delle Marche

L’Azienda Sanitaria Unica Regionale of Marche Region (ASUR Marche) is a local health trust that serves about 1,5 million of people living in the Marche, a region situated in the centre of Italy on the Adriatic sea. As part of the National Health System ASUR Marche is in charge of the organization and management of public health as well as of the provision of healthcare services to the population under its jurisdiction.

It is organized in 5 Wide Areas (Aree Vaste) and 13 districts. Each Wide Area is the reference unit for the services optimization, the integrated planning and the coordination among neighbouring zones. ASUR Marche manage 13 hospitals all involved in activities of Pacemakers implantation and monitoring .

Website: www.asur.marche.it