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Health Policy and Management

Health Policy and Management

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Health Policy Programs

The Department of Health Policy and Management (HPM) has a rich history of educating individuals for careers in health policy and management since its inception in 1950. Our strengths include the areas of health system governance and management, long-term care, and pharmaceutical economics.

We prepare students in our MPH (and JD/MPH) programs to develop and advocate for public policies, create policy regulation, and work in governmental and public health sectors. Our MHA (and MHA-MBA) graduates are trained to fill professional managerial positions in health care systems, hospitals, health insurance, and other organizations. As successful health care system executives these graduates provide leadership and are skilled in the management, financing and delivery of services, technological innovations, health policy and regulatory requirements, and public health and disease prevention strategies.

Students in our research-focused MS and PHD programs develop the rigorous analytical and quantitative skills needed for careers in top academic settings, government, and industry.

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Gellad on formation of hospital generic drug maker to manage capricious pricing practices

STAT - “The market has spoken,...
Gellad on formation of hospital generic drug maker to manage capricious pricing practices

STAT - “The market has spoken,” said WALID GELLAD of HPM and Pitt’s Center for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescribing. “The key issue for success and sustainability will be how the generic manufacturers and trade groups respond, and also how other hospital groups might respond. It’s a new world. Insu... (01/18/2018)

Roberts shows Maryland meets goals of cutting health care costs without achieving changes in care delivery

BALTIMORE SUN - “The takeaway ...
Roberts shows Maryland meets goals of cutting health care costs without achieving changes in care delivery

BALTIMORE SUN - “The takeaway so far may be that when hospitals change the way the health care delivery system works, you don’t necessarily get a broader transformation that people had hoped for,” said lead author, HPM’s ERIC ROBERTS. There may be several reasons, including that doctors are not yet ... (01/16/2018)

Dodson on the importance of fresh data for Peduto's increased transparency

PITTSBURGH CITY PAPER - There ...
Dodson on the importance of fresh data for Peduto's increased transparency

PITTSBURGH CITY PAPER - There are a number of areas statistics are being used for actual changes on the ground. One example is related to the opioid crisis. HPM’s ZAN DODSON, a postdoctoral researcher with the Public Health Dynamics Laboratory, used data on the concentration of opioid-related arrest... (01/10/2018)

Angus: Three ways to improve post-hospitalization sepsis care

BECKER'S HOSPITAL REVIEW - HPM...
Angus: Three ways to improve post-hospitalization sepsis care

BECKER'S HOSPITAL REVIEW - HPM alumnus and faculty member DEREK C. ANGUS, director of the Clinical Research, Investigation and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness laboratory at Pitt’s School of Medicine, has developed an evidence-based approach for managing post-hospitalization sepsis. “We need to foc... (01/03/2018)

Sabik says Medicaid expansion leads to increase in early cancer detection

90.5 WESA - Health policy rese...
Sabik says Medicaid expansion leads to increase in early cancer detection

90.5 WESA - Health policy researcher LINDSAY SABIK said that more cancer screenings may be driving these results, but added “there’s also the possibility that people do have symptoms and they go to see their health care provider soon after the symptoms begin, instead of putting off care because of c... (01/02/2018)

 

Thu
3/15
HPM Conference
NAC Meeting (HPM National Advisory Council) HPM Conference
NAC Meeting (HPM National Advisory Council)
Thu 3/15 1:00PM to Fri 3/16 1:00PM
University Club

The next meeting of the National Advisory Council (NAC) for the Department of Health Policy and Management is currently being planned.  Contact Doreen Hernandez of Sam Friede for details. 
Mon
3/26
HPM Conference
ACHE Congress on Healthcare Leadership (Chicago)ACHE Congress on Healthcare Leadership (Chicago) HPM Conference
ACHE Congress on Healthcare Leadership (Chicago)
Mon 3/26 to Thu 3/29


ACHE's annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership provides you with opportunities to benefit from cutting-edge professional development on the most current and relevant topics with the nation's most influential thought leaders; to gain practical solutions to contemporary challenges in healthcare management and delivery; and to network with a global community of the best and brightest healthcare executives from across the continuum of care.

** Plan to attend the co-located Chicago reception for Pitt Public Health alumni and friends. **

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