The Pittsburgh Region: Rich in Health IT

Vibrant, expanding workforce.

Pittsburgh area Health IT companies employ over 1,500 people, and there are hundreds more Health IT specialists working for regional healthcare providers and health insurance companies. And that’s not counting the over 140,000 regional clinicians and other healthcare workers making-up Pittsburgh’s vibrant, expanding workforce who use Health IT every day.

Driving Health IT innovation

Both of the region’s two nationally ranked medical centers, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and the Allegheny Heath Network (AHN) are at the forefront of Health IT innovation. In the past five years, each has launched major research efforts in the area.

One of the most livable cities in the U.S.

Pittsburgh has been consistently listed among the “most livable cities in the world”; as well as one of the best area for U.S. job growth. Google, Apple, Bosch, Facebook, Aurora Uber, Nokia, Autodesk and IBM are among 1,600 technology firms generating $20.7 billion in annual Pittsburgh payrolls. To learn more about the region and vibrant business economy, please use the links below.