"I love teaching and I love the job I get to do each day for UPMC...both of which have a goal of improving health care now and for future generations."
Vice President, Strategic Alignment, Transformation, and Innovation
UPMC Health Plan
Angela L. Perri oversees the Business Transformation Office leading business alignment and strategy initiatives, planning and prioritization for key business efforts, and multidisciplinary approaches for development and growth. She is the executive responsible for Organizational Performance and Project Management Office, Consumer Innovation tools and strategies, Digital Development including telehealth and RxWell, Internal Proprietary Software including product development and management.
Angela has nearly 25 years of experience in managed health care and managed behavioral health care. Prior to joining UPMC Health Plan in 2018, she served in senior executive leadership roles for several Fortune 100 organizations including UnitedHealth Group (Optum), Centene Corporation, and Amerigroup (an Anthem Company). She has led product and program development, strategic planning, eHealth, business development and growth for Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Programs (CHIP), Medicare Advantage and Special Needs Plans, and various commercial products designing and implementing programs across the country.
She is also recognized nationally as an expert on population health program designs such as models of care for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD), Foster Care (children), Managed Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) and integrated behavioral health. These include the innovations, process changes, and technology solutions supporting these strategies to sustain value-based care efforts. Other activities include, but are not limited to the following: