Adjunct Faculty, Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh
Angela Perri is a dedicated health industry expert who specializes in business transformation, process and program design, healthcare IT (HealthIT), product development, education services, and marketing.
Angela Perri has made a career of serving in the public sector. As an executive leader for multiple managed care organizations, she has worked to develop better healthcare solutions for persons with disabilities, children in foster care, and many other vulnerable populations. She believes it is of the utmost importance to provide people access to affordable, quality health care and education services easily. By simplifying technology solutions for staff, members, providers, clients and other stakeholders; this results in the development of a wide array of new services and tools always designed with the end-user in mind.
Currently, Angela L. Perri oversees the Business Transformation Office at the University of Pittsburgh 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: