UPMC and Geisinger Health Plan are employing innovative approaches such as “remote monitoring” to keep people out of the hospital. The program is designed to create a less stressful care environment by allowing patients to stay in their own home and aims to reduce trips to the ER. Plans have found the plan successful: GeisingerRead more »
For the third time in the past five years, the UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care has been approved for a $3.8 million funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).The PCORI funding will allow researchers to study the effectiveness of two approaches for deploying a care model that supports the most vulnerable patients.
UPMC is receiving $3.8 million in funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. The funding will go to the UMPC Center for High-Value Health Care to determine the best approaches to treat Medicaid and dual-eligible beneficiaries for chronic conditions.
UPMC plans to develop UPMC Pinnacle’s inpatient and outpatient campuses to expand and enhance services; upgrade facilities, infrastructure and information technology; recruit physicians; and advance research and education. “We are excited about the potential for UPMC Pinnacle and our shared plans to make UPMC Pinnacle our regional hub in central Pennsylvania,” said Dr. Steven Shapiro,Read more »
Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson was ranked number four on Modern Healthcare’s 2017 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare list. This is the fourth time Tyson has been included. Dr. A. Marc Harrison, President and CEO of Intermountain; Dr. David Feinberg, President and CEO of Geisinger Health System; Jeffrey Romoff, PresidentRead more »