UPMC Company Profile

12:39 EDT 17th March 2018 | BioPortfolio

UPMC is an $8 billion integrated global health enterprise headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and is one of the leading nonprofit health systems in the United States. As western Pennsylvania’s largest employer, with 50,000 employees, UPMC is transforming the economy of the region into one based on medicine, research and technology. By integrating 20 hospitals, 400 doctors’ offices and outpatient sites, long-term care facilities and a major health insurance services division, and in collaboration with its academic partner, the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, UPMC has advanced the quality and efficiency of health care and developed internationally renowned programs in transplantation, cancer, neurosurgery, psychiatry, orthopaedics and sports medicine, among others. UPMC is commercializing its medical and technological expertise by nurturing new companies, developing strategic business relationships with some of the world’s leading multinational corporations, and expanding into international markets, including Italy, Ireland, the United Kingdom, Cyprus, Qatar and Japan. For more information about UPMC, visit our Web site at

News Articles [23 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

At SXSW, UPMC’s innovation and venture chiefs tout hospitals as strategic investors

The president of UPMC’s venture arm and it’s innovation chief were among panelists explaining the benefits of having a hospital as an investor while asking for help from startups to transf...

UPMC Health Plan Maintains A- (Excellent) Rating from A.M. Best

The health insurance group ratings are a reflection of what A.M. Best described as UPMC Health Plan's "integral" role as the managed care affiliate of Read more...

Researchers identify key step in viral replication

(University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences) Pitt and UPMC researchers showed how a common virus hijacks a host cell's protein to assemble new viruses.

New deal between UPMC, Highmark extends in-network access

Under a new agreement, Highmark health insurance will maintain in-network access to University of Pittsburgh Medical Center hospitals in western Pennsylvania.

UPMC researchers solving treatment resistance in most common breast cancer

(University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences) For the first time researchers have identified recurrent ESR1 fusion proteins in human breast cancer, to understand how they function and help...

How Cherwell Software assisted UPMC with its IT issues

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center was experiencing information technology-related problems. But with assistance from Colorado Springs, Colorado-based Cherwell Software, the health system was equ...

A clutch of clinical decision support deals from UPMC spinoff Via Oncology to GE Healthcare

Clinical decision support software was at the heart of at least three deals this month, most recently Via Oncology.

Study sheds new light on viral replication

Viruses are intracellular parasites that cause disease by infecting the cells in the body and, in a study published today in Nature Microbiology, researchers at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UP...

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PubMed Articles [5 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

UPMC's Population Health Management Strategy: A Road Map to High-Value Health Care.

Outcomes of stage II endometrial cancer: The UPMC Hillman Cancer Center experience.

Previous studies of stage II endometrial cancer have included cancers with cervical glandular involvement, a factor no longer associated with risk of recurrence. In order to better assess relapse patt...

Digital Applications in Cytopathology: Problems, Rationalizations, and Alternative Approaches.

The aim of this work was to raise awareness of problems using digital applications for examining, teaching, and applying telecytology at King Abdulaziz Medical City (KAMC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Unive...

Improvement in Quality Metrics by the UPMC Enhanced Care Program: A Novel Super-Utilizer Program.

The aim was to evaluate pre-post quality of care measures among super-utilizer patients enrolled in the Enhanced Care Program (ECP), a primary care intensive care program. A pre-post analysis of metri...

UPMC Prescription for Wellness: A Quality Improvement Case Study for Supporting Patient Engagement and Health Behavior Change.

Addressing patient health and care behaviors that underlie much of chronic disease continues to challenge providers, medical practices, health systems, and insurers. Improving health and care as descr...

Clinical Trials [15 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Mechanisms of Resistance and Molecular Epidemiology of Commonly Encountered Multi-Resistant Bacteria

o determine if extended-spectrum beta-lactamases, plasmid-mediated AmpC beta-lactamases, carbapenemases, chromosomal mutations in ribosomal RNA or other mechanisms of resistance account fo...

Inhaled Nitric Oxide After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Phase II double blind (participants and investigator) placebo controlled randomized (1:1) clinical trial of inhaled nitric oxide (iNO) 20 ppm administered over 12h beginning as soon as pos...

Epidemiology of Community - Associated Extended-spectrum Beta-lactamases (ESBL) Producing Escherichia Coli

The purpose of this study is to review patients with E. coli infections at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) from July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2010 to determine if these infec...

Pilot Atrial Fibrillation Information Technology Trial

AF is associated with significant social and medical costs, including diminished quality of life (QOL) and increased health care utilization (HCU). This pilot study will enroll 200 adults ...

Antibiotic Resistant Community-Acquired E. Coli

The purpose of this study is to review patients with E. coli infections at UPMC from January 1, 2004 to December 31, 2005 to determine if these infections have arisen in the community rath...

Companies [11 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

UPMC Health Plan

UPMC Health Plan, the second-largest health insurer in western Pennsylvania, is owned by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), one of the nation's top-ranked health systems. The integrat...


UPMC is an $8 billion integrated global health enterprise headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and is one of the leading nonprofit health systems in the United States. As we...

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Renowned for its outstanding clinical services, research programs and medical education, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC has helped establish the standards of excellence in pediatric care. F...

D3 Radiation Oncology Solutions

D3 Radiation Oncology Solutions has been a trusted source of technical expertise and industry knowledge in radiation oncology since 2001. D3 solutions have been developed with leading experts through...

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