Tuesday, 19th June 2018
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As part of its expansion of world-class health care in Ireland, UPMC announced today that it has acquired the Whitfield Clinic in Waterford, as well as full control of the cancer centre that it has operated  at the hospital through a joint venture for the past 12 years. 

The 80-bed hospital has been renamed UPMC Whitfield. The cancer centre is now UPMC Hillman Cancer Centre, part of UPMC’s expansive network of more than 60 cancer treatment facilities, with access to the cutting-edge research and expertise available at the academic hub in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

"This investment by UPMC in Waterford marks our strong commitment to the South-East region and to Ireland," said Chuck Bogosta, president of UPMC International and the UPMC Hillman Cancer Centre.

"The excellent staff and leadership at UPMC Whitfield and our UPMC Hillman Cancer Centre provide a solid foundation for our plans to grow high-quality health care services throughout the country." 

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