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UPMC Altoona Names Vice President of Operations

ALTOONA, Pa., Dec. 12, 2016 — UPMC Altoona President Jerry Murray is pleased to announce the promotion of Michael Corso of Altoona to Vice President of Operations.

During his 23-year career in health care, Corso advanced and received increased responsibilities in many areas. His was hired in 1994 as a Planning Analyst at the former Mercy Hospital. Upon its merger with Altoona Hospital in 2004, Corso became director of Imaging Services and was promoted to Executive Director in 2011. He remains responsible for the oversight of Radiology, Cardiology, Radiation Oncology, Respiratory, the Breast Health Center and Physical Medicine.

With his promotion to vice president, Corso retains these areas of responsibility and gains administrative oversight of UPMC Altoonaís Heart and Vascular Institute.

Corso received a masterís degree in business administration from Saint Francis University, Loretto, in 2001 and a bachelorís degree in Health Policy Administration from Pennsylvania State University.

About UPMC

A world-renowned health care provider and insurer, Pittsburgh-based UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, accountable care. It provides nearly $900 million a year in benefits to its communities, including more care to the regionís most vulnerable citizens than any other health care institution. The largest nongovernmental employer in Pennsylvania, UPMC integrates 60,000 employees, more than 20 hospitals, more than 500 doctorsí offices and outpatient sites, and a 3 million-member Insurance Services Division, the largest medical and behavioral health services insurer in western Pennsylvania. Affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, UPMC ranks No. 12 in the prestigious U.S. News & World Report annual Honor Roll of Americaís Best Hospitals. UPMC Enterprises functions as the innovation and commercialization arm of UPMC while UPMC International provides hands-on health care and management services with partners in 12 countries on four continents. For more information, go to UPMC.com

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