Who is PinnacleHealth’s new partner?

Who is PinnacleHealth's new partner?
Who is PinnacleHealth's new partner?

PinnacleHealth announced plans Tuesday to merge with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

PinnacleHealth operates three hospitals in the midstate and a myriad of specialty and general care offices throughout the region. UPMC operates more than 20 hospitals in Pennsylvania.

The following is key information about UPMC as listed on its website:

  • UPMC operates more than 25 academic, community and specialty hospitals, 600 doctors’ offices and outpatient sites.
  • UPMC is the largest non-governmental employer in Pennsylvania, with 65,000 employees.
  • UPMC employs 3,600 physicians and offers an array of rehabilitation, retirement, and long-term care facilities.
  • It is ranked No. 12 in the nation on the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of America’s Best Hospitals – with 15 adult specialties ranked.
  • UPMC is the first nonprofit health system to fully adopt Sarbanes-Oxley,  also known as the “Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act” (in the Senate) and “Corporate and Auditing Accountability and Responsibility Act” (in the House).
  • The Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC was the nation’s first pediatric hospital to achieve HIMSS Stage 7, the highest level of electronic health record implementation. Overall, more than a dozen of UPMC’s hospitals are at the highest levels of EHR adoption, as are its outpatient locations.
  • UPMC’s Insurance Services Division boasts more than 3 million members.
  • UPMC’s work spans four continents, with active projects in countries such as China, Japan, Russia, Kazakhstan, India, Singapore, Myanmar, Colombia, Italy, Germany, and Lithuania.

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