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Orbituary: Dr Leonardo la Pietra 1962-2011 Print E-mail
The Quarterly - February 2012


The College mourns the passing of World Federation of Medical Managers’ founding member Dr Leonardo la Pietra. Dr la Pietra passed away in December last year.

He was the Chairman and Founding Member of the Italian Association of Medical Managers (SIMM) since April 2010. Dr Leonardo la Pietra was the Chief Medical Officer of the European Institute of Oncology in Milan, Italy. He was a core founding member and promoter of the European Alliance of Medical Managers (EAMM) and Chairman of AIDOS the Italian Health Information Management Association.

He was a lecturer and consultant on medical and hospital management for different academic institutions and executive programs. He studied Medicine & Surgery and Hospital Management at the Catholic University in Rome, and his MBA at INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France.

His main professional and scientific interests were focused on quality improvement, performance evaluation, clinical indicators, patient safety and risk management, medical records, informationmanagement, hospital planning and design, and international health policies.

He will be sadly missed.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 12 April 2012 09:48