The Meyer University Hospital (AOU Meyer) has a public juridical personality and is endowed with entrepreneurial, organizational, administrative, patrimonial, accounting, managerial and technical autonomy.
The Meyer AOU is part of the National Health Service and in particular of the Health System of the Tuscany Region. It is integrated with the University of Florencewith which it performs, in a unified manner, assistance, teaching and research functions. It is characterized by the activities of diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation aimed at young patients until they reach their age in compliance, however, with the principle of continuity of care.
Meyer is a highly specialized pediatric hospital and a national reference center for high pediatric complexity. It has 247 multi-specialist beds and is equipped with all the medical and surgical specialties of the pediatric area.
Modern technologies are associated with research activities and new therapies to achieve high levels of care in a context of humanization and reception services for families and small patients.