Minimally Invasive Robotic Lung Cancer Surgery
Thoracic surgeons at Pittsburgh's Allegheny General Hospital are using the advanced da Vinci robotic surgical system to perform minimally invasive lung cancer surgery, offering new hope to patients with early stage lung cancer who may not be good candidates for a more invasive operation. Dr. Lana Schumacher, AGH thoracic surgeon, talks to Pittsburgh NBC affiliate WPXI-TV about the hospital's robotic surgery capabilities. To learn more about Allegheny General Hospital's cancer capabilities, visit http://www.wpahs.org/specialties/canc...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: WPAHS bankruptcy push was move toward regulatory approval, Highmark CEO testifies
Thursday, October 25th, 2012
Highmark Inc. president and chief executive officer William Winkenwerder Jr. testified in Common Pleas Court today that he and his senior management team urged West Penn Allegheny Health System board members to restructure their near-$1 billion debt in order to improve the chances that the Pennsylvania Insurance Department would approve their affiliation.
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