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Commitment to the Community

For more than 30 years, UPMC has focused its resources on addressing the needs of patients, and enhancing the quality of life in the communities we serve. The results of our efforts are seen throughout the region in healthier communities and stronger local economies.

In keeping with our nonprofit mission, we give back to the community in meaningful and effective ways. Whether it’s through the delivery of top-quality care for the sick, support of wellness programs that help prevent or minimize the impact of disease, or helping to underwrite research and educational initiatives that change lives in positive ways, UPMC is there and leading the way.

With more than 62,000 employees enterprisewide, UPMC is western Pennsylvania’s largest employer, and has a total economic impact of nearly $23 billion. In Fiscal Year 2013, UPMC's contributions to the community amounted to $887 million, based on Internal Revenue Service guidelines.

UPMC’s Community Benefits (in millions)

FY2013 FY2012 FY2011 FY2010 FY2009
​Charity care and unreimbursed amounts from programs for the poor (at cost) ​$268 ​$238 ​$206 ​$218 ​$195
Community health programs and donations​ ​$238 ​$96 ​$93 ​$91 ​$90
Support for research and education​ ​$381 ​$288 ​$266 ​$254 ​$258
Total ​ $887 ​ $622 ​ $565 ​ $563 ​ $543
 

 

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