Patient-centered care is our mission

Healthcare Management services for the future

GKSD Healthcare Management Co is focused on providing healthcare management services and support in the planning, management and consulting activities associated with the delivery of quality healthcare. We deliver cost-effective, tailormade solutions that meet international quality standards in both public and private sector environments.

GKSD Healthcare Management Co provides access to a number of leading healthcare solutions including the sophisticated expertise of the San Donato Group’s core activities in healthcare services, education and hospital support services. GKSD Healthcare Management Co aims to boost the internationalisation of the GSD services, transferring care values, expertise, innovation, and management and operating models in other healthcare systems and to our partners.

The group also develops partnerships and strategic alliances to strengthen the quality of the healthcare services it offers in developed and emerging economies. Given the extensive offering of the GSD platform with specialised state of the art offering in acute care, teaching hospitals, training and staffing support, and access to an engineering and design platform, the Group’s mission is to be a leader in providing turnkey healthcare solutions to its private and public sector clients.


Leveraging on the consolidated experience of GSD and our in-depth understanding of quality healthcare provision, GKSD Healthcare Management Co designs and executes turnkey solutions for its clients and parters.

Given the extensive offering of the GSD platform with specialised state of the art offering in acute care, teaching hospitals, training, staff support and access to an engineering and design platforms, the Group’s mission is to be a leader in providing turnkey healthcare solutions to its private and public sector clients.

We are committed to providing excellent and personalized care. We aim to enhance care with dignity, compassion and respect, placing personal needs at the centre stage.

Kamel Ghribi

The largest private italian hospital group

GSD is at the forefront of scientific research and treatment with 16 general hospitals, 37 clinics, 3 research hospitals (IRCCS) in Milan and Lombardy and has improved the quality of healthcare delivered to 5.4 Million patients per year.

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Hospital Group in Italy






Million patients per year

Our Values

  • Personalisation of care: We place the person at the centre stage, with a unique multidisciplinary approach and the design of integrated care pathways, fully coordinating the role of nurses and smart services in order to ease patient and carer access.
  • Research: We have three hospitals that are qualified as ‘National Institutes of Research’. In most of our hospitals translational research is carried out in order to bring the most innovative clinical and technological opportunities directly to the patient.
  • Technology: Our facilities are equipped with the most innovative technologies capable of offering the patient increasingly accurate and high-quality care. New technologies are piloted within national and international research programmes.
  • Education and health workforce empowerment: We continuously invest in developing the skill-set and academic knowledge of our healthcare workforce through the university training . We also provide continuous professional skill-set updates to our care providers that consider healthcare treatment demands and the dynamic changes that continuously evolve within the delivery system.
  • Innovation, effectiveness and smart operations management: We build customised and cost-effective operating systems that ensure smart and effective delivery of services to the patient. We manage and operate health facilities with an integrated vision of clinical and non-clinical services, integrating IT and smart technologies for digitalisation that create efficiency, quality and innovative solutions.

GKSD Healthcare Management.
Our Services

01. Healthcare Consulting Services

GKSD Healthcare Management provides bespoke consultancy services and offers strategic and smart solutions customised to our partners’ needs. Our core strength stems from the multidisciplinary international network of top-ranked universities, research centres and subject matter experts, combined with the expertise of a world-class hospital and health services provider.Our consultancies rely on both, academic and evidence-based research and analysis, new technologies uptake, in addition to clinical and care experience.
The unique proposition of our consultancy services is the execution focused with the provision of integrated plans of training and transferring the know-how to our partners.We partner with governments and health authorities, nationally, internationally and locally, private and public providers and the health sector industry to offer our consulting services

Our Services

  • Health Policy Design and Strategy Consulting
  • Health Policy Implementation
  • Health and Healthcare Demand Modelling & Projections
  • Capacity Planning
  • Models of Care & Service Delivery
  • Business Case Development
  • Healthcare Operations Planning, Optimization and Execution
  • Healthcare Workforce Assessments
  • Strategy Consulting
  • Project Management
  • Compliance & Due Diligence Reviews
  • Planning Systems & Tools for Health Analytics and Population Health Assessment

02. Healthcare Facilities Designing and Start-up

Leveraging on San Donato Group expertise, we provide turnkey solutions for new healthcare facilities or for restructuring, innovate and enhance existing once.

Our platform of services range from the feasibility and preliminary assessment analysis up to roll-out and hand-over of the new health facility project to the client.

At the international level, we work in an agile way with a close collaboration with clients and local providers to ensure cost-effectiveness, accurate and timely execution of the project. This approach features our partnership model with the client, sustaining a continued process of know-how transfer from the designing to the hand-over phase.

Our Services

Feasibility Studies

01 Population demographics assessment

02 Epidemiology and disease profiling

03 Evaluate current demand supply of the services in the catchment area

04 Opportunity Analysis

Clinical Services Plan

01 Clinical scope of service planning

02 Clinical functional space program

03 Review of floor plans, stacking program, and summary space program

04 Define stacking of services

Facility Design

01 Clinical expert input combined with the development of the facility

02 Quantify the number and distribution of the summary space

03 Design new health facility with innovative and efficient energetic solutions

04 Ensure compliance with regulations, and meeting standards required to support accreditation


01 Clinical oversight

02 Medical equipment and procurement oversight

03 Consumable planning oversight

04 Consultancy and advise

05 IM&T consultancy

Manpower planning, recruitment & Training

01 Develop HR plan aligned with international and national accreditation

02 Develop Staff phasing plan

03 Develop training and education plan

04 Delivery and know-how transfer for clinical operations start-up

Services and Equipment commissioning

01 Services and Equipment planning

02 Development of policies and procedures

03 Development of disaster preparedness plan and mock code scenario

04 Clinical and non-clinical services commissioning

05 Advanced HIS and ICT solution for smart and digitally integrated facility

06 Oversight of HR recruitment

07 Staff training clinical and non clinical activities

Management & Operations

01 Management of the facility

02 Operating new services, by providing clinical and non-services

03 Medical Equipment, preventive maintenance and management

04 Preparing for accreditation

05 Implement marketing and PR plan

06 Monitor overall performance against agreed KPI’s

03. Operation and Management

With more than 50 years experience as a private hospital provider in competitive markets, we have developed strong competency in organisational optimisation to achieve economy of scale and ensure high quality and patient-centred care. We develop competency in improving the quality of care delivered to patients in cost-effective ways and enhance the recovery of the patient with less invasive techniques.

We offer excellent management of health facilities with key management positions, establish measurable annual performance expectations; delegate responsibility and authority to provides accountability to the stakeholders when appraising annual performance.

We offer complete operational assistance to clinical and non-clinical services, that include the taking over of the health facility management and daily operations, human resource management and financial sustainability that help towards the delivery of cost-effective and quality health care.

We have consolidated experiences in working with public-partnership models, partnering with the public sector for delivering health services and improve local population health. Indeed, we are a private operator ready to partner with other private stakeholders and investors.

Our Services

  • Health facility management (Inpatient and outpatient care)
  • Health facility management and operations
  • Knowledge transfer provider (high specialized acute care)
  • Clinical and non-clinical services operations
  • Medical equipment maintenance and management

04. Leveraging Capabilities and Innovation

GSD has developed a unique educational model focused on the continuous professional education health professionals to boost the acquisition of specialised competencies and skills to provide high-quality and patient-centered care.

Our courses adopt innovative methods to enhance the learning experience of qualified professionals.

The Theoretical knowledge and updates are combined with hands-on training sessions, case-based methods, simulation and field-project developments, which directly engage the participants with the faculty, and promote learning through daily practice.

The educational models we offer are open to all postgraduate healthcare providers: our programmes combine cutting-edge technology and teaching methods that will ensure a robust knowledge enhancement in the field or chosen specialisation.

Moreover, our GSD faculty works within a network of experts and healthcare professionals to continuously promote healthcare services and opportunities of care innovation.

GKSD consulting leverages on the capacity of education and training of GSD towards a unique consulting proposition that combines the transfer of skills to integrate and build up the capacity and ability of our partners.

Our Services

  • Tailor-made training programs for healthcare workforce
  • Advanced curricula design and accreditation
  • Clinical fellowship & immersion training
  • Joint research programs (pre-clinical and translational)
  • Professional certifications and credentialing
  • Healthcare leadership centre
  • Customized learning management system and blended learning
  • Simulation and virtual reality training
  • Consulting for designing and develop training centres and facilities
  • Training and competences need assessment

Advisory board

Our Scientific Board has what it takes to lead in Healthcare

The GKSD Scientific Board members drive the GKSD Healthcare arm of the Holding. With their myriad experience and expertise, they know what it takes to face new challenges and the pressures of success in the world of healthcare. They have the knowledge and ability to transform healthcare through innovation and their diverse experience and perspectives allow them to drive GKSD Holding into the future.

Advisory board


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