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Our Mission, Vision and Values

UPMC in central Pa. is a nonprofit, charitable organization committed to providing the best health care possible. We live our mission, vision and values every day.

Our Mission

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

Our Vision

UPMC will lead the transformation of health care.  The UPMC model will be nationally recognized for redefining health care by:

  • Putting our patients, health plan members, employees, and community at the center of everything we do and creating a model that ensures that every patient gets the right care, in the right way, at the right time, every time.
  • Harnessing our integrated capabilities to deliver both superb state-of-the-art care to our patients and high value to our stakeholders
  • Employing our partnership with the University of Pittsburgh to advance the understanding of disease, its prevention, treatment and cure.
  • Serving the underserved and disadvantaged, and advancing excellence and innovation throughout health care.
  • Fueling the development of new businesses globally that are consistent with our mission as an ongoing catalyst and driver of economic development for the benefit of the residents of the region.

Our Values

  • Quality & Safety: We create a safe environment where quality is our guiding principle.
  • Dignity & Respect: We treat all individuals with dignity and respect.
  • Caring and Listening: We listen to and care for our patients, our health plan members, our fellow employees, our physicians, and our community.
  • Responsibility & Integrity: We perform our work with the highest level of responsibility and integrity.
  • Excellence & Innovation: We think creatively and build excellence into everything that we do.

UPMC Central Pa. Portal

UPMC Central Pa. Portal provides patients across the central Pennsylvania region with secure access to their health information. It is the fastest way to send a message to your doctor, refill prescriptions, get test results, and schedule and manage appointments, including video visits.

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