UPMC Altoona provides exceptional health care to Blair County and surrounding areas. With nearly 3,000 employees, we are the largest employer in the county. Our tertiary hospital offers an array of specialized programs and services. We joined UPMC in July 2013.
UPMC Altoona is a charitable, not-for-profit health care system governed by a volunteer community board of directors. Our hospital is licensed for a combined 380 beds.
UPMC Altoona offers more than 200 years of health care experience, over 300 talented and highly recognized physicians, nearly 4,000 specialized and experienced caregivers, and 600 supportive volunteers. We serve more than 20 counties throughout Central Pennsylvania.
Affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences and in partnership with UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute, and UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital, UPMC Altoona offers access to the latest diagnostic procedures, evidence-based therapies, and leading-edge treatments. Our designated adult Level II Trauma Center and Primary Stroke Center serve patients in a 20-county region, and our comprehensive programs provide high-level care to patients from across the region.
Every three years, UPMC hospitals conduct a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). To access the assessments and to learn how the hospitals are addressing important community health needs, click here.