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UPMC Health Plan believes in whole-person care and we put our members at the center of everything we do. As part of an integrated delivery and finance system, we are in a unique position to align incentives, deliver better care, reduce costs, and improve the health of the communities we serve. As we innovate, we want to share our learnings broadly and improve health care across the country.

Good Health, Better World podcast

The Good Health, Better World podcast series convenes a discussion with a diverse group of stakeholders to discuss some of health care's most important (and often challenging) topics. Central to the podcast are the independent viewpoints from community and government stakeholders as well as the expertise of UPMC Health Plan clinicians and subject matter experts. Listen to the Good Health, Better World podcast.

Looking for an expert?

Health care is changing rapidly and our clinical, pharmacy, and business leaders are at the forefront of innovation. Interested in speaking with one of our experts? Contact our media relations professionals.

Driving transformation through research

The UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care, a non-profit research organization housed within the UPMC Insurance Services Division, was established in 2011 to translate the work of UPMC’s unique payer-provider laboratory into evidence-based practice and policy change for improving health care quality and efficiency. Innovation, learning, and dissemination are core elements of this mission. Learn more about the Center’s research.

Selected peer-reviewed publications

Over the last 10 years, UPMC Health Plan has published more than 150 peer-review publications covering a wide variety of health care topics such as wellness and disease prevention, clinical care delivery, pharmacy, behavioral health, payment models, health tech, and social determinants. A selection of peer-review publications can be found below.

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To see a full list of our peer-reviewed publications and scientific presentations, visit the Center for High-Value Health Care website.


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