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Philadelphia International Medicine Signs Memorandum of Understanding with CASMU- IAMPP

Updated: Oct 4, 2021

On September 14th, Dr. Raúl Germán Rodríguez, President and CEO of CASMU - IAMPP and Dr. Horacio Rodríguez Dulcini, Human Management and Training Manager of CASMU - IAMPP, met with Mr. Edgar Antístenes Vesga-Arias President and CEO of Philadelphia International Medicine (PIM) and members of the health systems of Temple Health, Nemours Childrens´ Health and Main Line Health to sign an agreement of mutual understanding and joint collaboration that includes: clinical and administrative training, medical exchanges, telemedicine , interactive real-time knowledge exchanges, clinical care, long-term research, and patient referral for second medical opinions.

This agreement supports the development of opportunities in different medical specialties including oncology and robotics among other specialties.

"We are proud to work with one of the centers of excellence in healthcare in South America with opportunities to create legacies in the healthcare sector that benefit communities in both countries" comments Philadelphia International Medicine President, Edgar Vesga.

The memorandum of understanding is a first step in establishing a long-term formal relationship between the two organizations. It is intended that both parties continue to develop this relationship and, over time, identify and develop additional opportunities.


CASMU IAMPP is one of the largest Private Medical Assistance Institutions in Uruguay. It has 36 Medical Centers all over the country, 2 hospitals, and almost 200,000 team members. The Institution stands out for its great infrastructure, state-of-the-art technology, as well as having the most qualified medical staff in Uruguay.


20 years after its creation, Casmu has become a Medical Care Institution with the highest number of affiliates. But its importance transcends above just the numbers and statistics, because its creation marks a historical achievement in terms of the level and quality of care benefits it offers for all of collective medicine.

About PIM

For over 20 years, Philadelphia International Medicine (PIM) has welcomed patients and partners from around the globe to Philadelphia. PIM is dedicated to excellence in international patients services, global partnerships and continuing medical education for healthcare providers. PIM brings together the services of ten world-renowned Philadelphia-area medical centers to the international community. PIM network partners are internationally recognized experts who are committed to providing the highest quality of care – with a great deal of compassion.

The Philadelphia International Medicine network of ten (10) health systems includes Fox Chase Cancer Center, Temple University Hospital, and Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Wills Eye Hospital, Rothman Orthopaedics Institute, Main Line Health, Nemours Childrens´ Health, the Vincera Institute, Magee Rehabilitation Hospital and the Renfrew Center

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