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Life changing is... keeping communities healthy

 

$473 Million for health and wellness programs and charitable contributions

Life Changing is Meaningful Community Support

From neighborhood clinics and support groups, to free medical equipment and transportation, UPMC provides more than 3,000 free and subsidized programs.

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UPMC provides nearly half of all funding for hospital-sponsored community health improvement programs statewide.

Taking Action to Meet Community Health Needs

Chronic Disease Management: Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease and Stroke, Obesity, Respiratory Disease
Behavioral Health: Access to Behavioral Health Services, Opioid Addiction and Substance Abuse
Access to Care and Navigating Resources: Care Coordination, Palliative and End-of-Life Care, Primary Care, Specialty Care
Prevention and Community-Wide Healthy Living: Community Prevention and Wellness Initiatives, Health-Related Social Needs, Interpersonal Safety

To see the progress UPMC is making and its plans for the future, read more about Community Health Needs Assessments.

Addressing Social Determinants of Health

UPMC is working to reduce health inequities in underserved communities across the Commonwealth. In 2019, UPMC Health Plan launched the UPMC Center for Social Impact, an initiative housed within the UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care. Social Impact coordinates, evaluates, and expands on new and existing evidence-based efforts to address health-related social needs, building upon UPMC’s tradition of holistic, high-quality care for the communities we serve.

For more information, visit our website.

UPMC Center for Social Impact

UPMC's Pathways to Work program links Medicaid members with jobs - hiring 200+ individuals per monthEfforts to support our communities focus on addressing social needs, such as:

  • Improving affordability and access to housing for our members and communities
  • Creating access to opportunities for employment and workforce development at UPMC
  • Making meaningful member connections to community resources by increasing member awareness of social supports and programs
  • Improving care coordination for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and autism
  • Addressing the unique needs of our LGBTQIA+ populations