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Healthcare Medical Directorate



The Healthcare Medical Directorate helps the General Director in the management of his/her functions, directs the healthcare services for the organizational and hygienic-healthcare objectives of the Institute and contributes to the decision-making process of the General Directorate through the formulations of proposals and advices. The Healthcare Director also presides over the Management Board.

It avails itself of a staff of Hospital Medical Directors, in charge of specific mandates.

Secretary Office

Elisabetta Palmieri, Benedetta Bernardi.
phone +39-051-6366887-227     fax +39-051-4689907
certified e-mail

Subordinate services and functions

The following units are subordinates to the Healthcare Direction:

  • Pharmacy;
  • Quality control in compliance to GMP;
  • ICT;
  • Risk Management;
  • Operating Rooms and Sterilization headquarter;
  • Training;
  • Information Office (URP);
  • Promotion of healthcare and psychological wellbeing (among the promoted activities: intensive courses to quit smoking);
  • Management of hotel comfort improvement, quality of the rooms, monitoring of the use destination of the spaces: Michele Merolla, e-mail



Secretary's Office

phone +39-051-6366887

phone +39-051-6366227

fax +39-051-4689907


Where are our locations?

Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute

Via G.C.Pupilli 1

40136 Bologna (Italy)

Reference UO list