Locally, nationally, and worldwide, UPMC is known for delivering excellence and innovation in health care, particularly to patients with challenging and advanced medical problems.
When you choose UPMC, you expect to receive quality, life changing medicine. Your care is the sum of many factors — from the expertise of our doctors, nurses, and supporting staff to the nurturing environments of our hospitals. In the fast-paced health care field, UPMC believes it is vital that we constantly assess our performance and look for ways to improve.
The Wolff Center at UPMC is the voice of quality patient care and improvement at UPMC. We partner with UPMC leadership, hospitals, physicians, departments, and insurance colleagues to improve the way we deliver health care to our patients by:
Supporting these efforts is The Beckwith Institute, which provides funding for innovative ways to improve patient care at UPMC through these initiatives:
Working together, we look for opportunities to do things better, every day, to provide you with better care, fewer errors, less cost, reduced tests, faster recovery, a smoother transition home, and improved long-term outcomes.
The Wolff Center at UPMC is the coordinating and connecting function of high quality and safety care and improvement. We partner with colleagues systemwide to improve health care delivery for our patients and members. The Wolff Center at UPMC is guided by these 14 key principles: