UPMC Health Plan has launched the app AnywhereCare, which is designed to connect clinicians to patients with non-emergency illnesses. The video-based app is free for all users and has an average appointment wait-time of only six minutes.
Pharmacy advisors from CDPHP, HealthPartners and UPMC Health Plan were interviewed for a feature on drug coupons and market considerations. As drug prices climb higher, plans are helping members find the most appropriate and affordable medications for their needs.
03/14/2017 | Modern Healthcare UPMC and PinnacleHealth System have agreed to affiliate. PinnacleHealth has said the move will help to expand care and the quality of its services in Central Pennsylvania.
UPMC has completed its 2,000th lung transplant, announcing the milestone after the patient was discharged on January 3. UPMC Presbyterian is the first transplant center in the country to reach the 2,000 mark.
The National Cancer Institute selected the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, partner with UPMC CancerCenter, to participate in a federal grant program. The grants fund research into simpler methods of cancer detection and tracking, including blood screenings. UPCI will receive as much as $15.5 million over the next five years.