Don’t miss UPMC Health Plan President & CEO Diane Holder at the next Huntington Bank Breakfast Briefing on July 1

UPMC Health Plan

UPMC Health Plan

Join Diane Holder, President and CEO of UPMC Health Plan, as she outlines her organization’s efforts to bring innovative new services and world-class health care benefits to the more than 1.4 million men, women and children that utilize UMPC for their insurance services. Ms. Holder will share important insights about the rapidly changing nature of health care delivery in the U.S., including recent trends toward patient-centered health care, the impacts of the Affordable Care Act and opportunities associated with new technology and greater transparency in the market.

Ms. Holder holds several key positions at UMPC including Executive Vice President of UPMC, which is one of the world’s largest and most successful integrated health delivery organizations. She also leads UPMC’s Insurance Services Division, which encompasses UPMC Health Plan, Community Care Behavioral Health Organization and Work Partners. Combined, those health benefits organizations manage benefits for Medicaid, Medicare, commercial, behavioral health, employee assistance programs (EAP) and workers’ compensation programs.

Event Details:
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 |   7:00 AM – 9:15 AM
Location: The Rivers Club, 301 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

7:00 a.m. Registration, Networking and Coffee
7:45 a.m. Breakfast Served
8:15 a.m. Presentation
9:00 a.m. Q&A
9:15 a.m. Adjourn

Cost: $45 Member / $175 Non-Member

Title Sponsor: Huntington Bank
Supporting Sponsor: PTC Corporate Coverage Group
Coffee Sponsor: The Webb Law Firm

Click here to register.

KAPE to Hold Performance Excellence Networking Event

The Keystone Alliance for Performance Excellence (KAPE) is holding a complimentary Performance Excellence Networking Event in Pittsburgh on July 22 from 8 to 10am.

The event is hosted by Bayer Healthcare (Formerly MEDRAD) a 2003 and 2010 Baldrige Award Recipient.


Networking breakfast

Perspectives on Performance Excellence at Bayer HealthCare

Overview – Keystone Alliance for Performance Excellence

Heilman Center Plant Tour

KAPE is a Pennsylvania nonprofit that serves as a catalyst for performance excellence across all sectors of the state’s economy.

KAPE helps organizations: Implement the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence Earn recognition as an industry leader Grow strategically toward world-class performance Learn about and introduce new best practices

RSVP by July 16 to Bob Bitner at (717) 737-6470 or

The Governor’s JOBS1st Summit – August 25-26 – David L. Lawrence Convention Center

Having a workforce ready to tackle the jobs of the 21st century is critical to the overall health of our economy. Pennsylvania’s premier JOBS1st Summit will build on Governor Tom Corbett’s efforts to align education, training, and technology resources to better connect employees with employer needs. The Summit will encourage conversations and connections between leaders and innovators and will examine opportunities to integrate technology, creativity and leadership into workforce development.

For more information, please visit

What you don’t know CAN hurt you: A Hands-on Primer on Forensic Data Collection and Assesment

This informative and hands-on seminar is designed for Pittsburgh’s corporate legal and law firm communities. During this four-hour program, UHY’s director of forensics will provide a detailed look at the forensic data collection process and the solutions our team use in the field on a daily basis. Additionally, the seminar will provide an overview of post-collection data assessments and offer strategies for defensibly reducing processing and review costs. The training is designed for those legal professionals who wish to become a more informed consumer as well as a better consultant to their client base in the areas of forensic data collection and data assessments. This seminar is not for the faint of heart, as each attendee will be encouraged to get their hands dirty from the use of industry-leading tools as they successfully collect data from a variety of sources.

  • Understand the data collection process, various techniques and overall best practices
  • Avoid common mistakes during the data collection and data assessment process
  • Create and maintain the necessary chain of custody documentation
  • Use various forensic collection tools, and understand the strengths/weaknesses of each
  • Successfully create forensic images of various data sources
  • Understand and manage compound data files as well as tricky email data formats


 Seating is limited to 12 attendees per session so pre-register early


Wednesday June 4, 2014 OR

Thursday June 5, 2014



Butler Room, 2nd Floor

1000 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222


Eric Shirk, Managing Director, UHY Advisors

Light Breakfast and Lunch to be provided

Event Details:

Program Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Registration Fee: $49

To pre-register, contact Justin Lamanna at or 412-436-4465


World Affairs Council Lunch Features Vice Admiral Robin Braun

World Affairs Council (WAC) and the Navy League are co-sponsoring a lunch on Tuesday, June 3 with Vice Admiral Robin Braun, Chief of Navy Reserve, Commander Navy Reserve Force (Her flag assignments include deputy commander, Navy Recruiting Command; director, Total Force Management for the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance (OPNAV N2/N6), and deputy director, European Plans and Operations Center (ECJ-3), Stuttgart, Germany.

Braun became the chief of Navy Reserve on the staff of the chief of naval operations in Washington, D.C., August 13, 2012. )

Time: Noon to 2:00 PM

Place: Duquense Club, 325 Sixth Avenue, Pittsburgh

Cost: Military, Navy League Members, WAC Members: $50, non-members, $75

Register: Visit or call 412-281-7970 Please advise in advance of any dietary restrictions.   No-shows and cancellations after May 29, 2014 will be charged.

Program: Opening remarks by VADM Braun,  Global Education, Civic Engagement,  and America’s Role in the World with Dr. Schuyler Foerster , Brent Scowcroft Professor of National Security Studies, U.S. Air Force Academy Department of Political Science and Eisenhower Center for Space and Defense Studies, Former President of the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh