Quality & Innovation

UPMC’s mission is to serve our community through outstanding patient care and to shape tomorrow’s health system through clinical and technological innovation, research, and education.

In addition to our commitment to excellence in all we do, UPMC fully utilizes advanced information technology both to assure quality and safety in patient care and to streamline its business practices.

Initiatives in UPMC’s approximately $500 million commitment to information technology include:

  • Patient care
    UPMC is committed to constantly developing and implementing better, more efficient methods of delivering care to patients
  • Information technology
    From electronic records to database integration, UPMC is at the forefront of modernizing its systems
  • Innovation
    The Donald D. Wolff Jr. Center for Quality, Safety, and Innovation and the Beckwith Institute help UPMC advance the creation of better practices
  • Education and research
    The Peter M. Winter Institute for Simulation, Education, and Research facilitates interactive learning

Magnet Recognition®

UPMC St. Margaret, UPMC Shadyside, and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC have received Magnet Recognition® from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Learn more about this program.

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