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UPMC and UPMC Health Plan Recognized by National Business Group on Health As a Leading Employer Promoting Healthy Lifestyles for Its Employees
Date:6/25/2009

s year for their employee health and wellness programs, UPMC is at the vanguard of a national movement to promote a system-wide culture of health emphasizing prevention, exercise, and eating right," said Helen Darling, President of the National Business Group on Health. "More than ever, a healthy workforce is critical to helping America's large employers compete in the global marketplace. UPMC and UPMC Health Plan is to be applauded for making health and wellness an integral part of their workplace."

The MyHealth program created by UPMC Health Plan encourages all UPMC employees to take advantage of healthier cafeteria food choices, wellness and fitness programs, educational opportunities and community-oriented support groups. MyHealth helps to create a culture of health throughout UPMC, and encourages employees to actively manage their health care by taking steps to lead a healthier lifestyle.

Other Platinum-level 2009 winners included Campbell Soup, Dell, PepsiCo, Quest Diagnostics, Texas Instruments, and Union Pacific, among others.

About UPMC Health Plan

UPMC Health Plan, the second-largest health insurer in western Pennsylvania, is owned by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), one of the nation's top-ranked health systems. The integrated partner companies of the UPMC Insurance Services Division -- which includes UPMC Health Plan, UPMC Work Partners, LifeSolutions (EAP), UPMC for You (Medical Assistance), and Community Care Behavioral Health -- offer a full range of group health insurance, Medicare, Special Needs, CHIP, Medical Assistance, behavioral health, employee assistance, and workers' compensation products and services to nearly 1.3 million members. Our local provider network includes UPMC as well as community providers, totaling more than 80 hospitals and more than 7,600 physicians in a 29-county region. For more informatio
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