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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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HPM’s Ware awarded Bernstein Award for work on Emergency Law Inventory (ELI)

JD/MPH student ALIX WARE (HPM ...
HPM’s Ware awarded Bernstein Award for work on Emergency Law Inventory (ELI)

JD/MPH student ALIX WARE (HPM ’18) was awarded the 2017 Bernard D. Goldstein Award in Environmental Health Disparities and in Public Health Practice for her work on the development of the Emergency Law Inventory (ELI). Created to help individuals navigate through 1,500 law summaries impacting ... (12/08/2017)

Roberts finds that top five commercial insurers increasingly rely on public programs

MEDSCAPE - People who haven’t ...
Roberts finds that top five commercial insurers increasingly rely on public programs

MEDSCAPE - People who haven’t had insurance recently need help understanding their options, help that the ACA’s health care navigator program provided, says HPM’s ERIC ROBERTS. But the federal government has made steep cuts to that program’s funding. “This is a complex market to enter A well-informe... (12/04/2017)

As a young professional who wants to change health care for the better, Tomko is named Jonas Salk Activist (video)

PITTSBURGH BUSINESS TIMES - La...
As a young professional who wants to change health care for the better, Tomko is named Jonas Salk Activist (video)

PITTSBURGH BUSINESS TIMES - Last night the Health Activist Network named HPM student and research assistant HEATHER TOMKO as a Jonas Salk Health Activist fellow for tackling the problems and effecting change in the health care field. The expo event was held at the August Wilson Center, and brought t... (12/01/2017)

Roberts says Medicare pay-for-performance didn’t deliver

HEALTH LEADERS MEDIA - “As lon...
Roberts says Medicare pay-for-performance didn’t deliver

HEALTH LEADERS MEDIA - “As long as these programs do not account adequately for patient differences, which is very difficult to do, they will further deprive practices serving low-income populations of important resources,” said ERIC ROBERTS, assistant professor of health policy and management at Pi... (11/28/2017)

Roberts’ study says when parents are on Medicaid, kids get better health care, too

91.5 WESA - When a parent has ...
Roberts’ study says when parents are on Medicaid, kids get better health care, too

91.5 WESA - When a parent has health insurance through Medicaid, their child is 29 percent more likely to receive an annual physical exam. That’s according to a new study designed by HPM researcher ERIC T. ROBERTS, who calls this correlation between pediatric care and parental health insurance a spi... (11/27/2017)
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