About UPMC HealthBeat

The more you know, the healthier you live. Welcome to UPMC HealthBeat.

UPMC HealthBeat is your trusted source for everyday health and medical information. We offer reliable, usable, and easy-to-understand content. Discover hundreds of health and wellness topics for every age and lifestyle.

Best of all, we’re powered by the experts at UPMC, an international leader in health care.

U.S. News & World Report lists UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside on its 2019-20 Best Hospitals Honor Roll, ranking it the best in both Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania. UPMC also ranks nationally in nearly a dozen different specialties, providing expert sources for our stories. Almost 600 UPMC doctors in 77 different specialties appeared on the nationwide “Best Doctors” list in 2019.

Our articles and videos go through a careful review process to ensure we provide you the most accurate, detailed, and up-to-date information. Our team thoroughly researches each topic before the writing process begins, seeking guidance from UPMC’s experts.

Our content also undergoes a medical review by our board-certified physicians and staff, who make sure our content is not only correct but serves the public interest.

The medical world changes quickly, so we strive to stay ahead. We update past content and publish new content to reflect new information as it’s found. We also stay on top of the latest trends to create interesting, relevant articles and videos on all our areas of focus.

We know you take your health seriously, and so do we. We work to deliver complete and accurate medical information every day.

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