Celebrating the Ultimate Gift of Life -- Through Organ Donation
In celebration of national Donate Life Month, Allegheny General Hospital's Transplant Program brought families of organ donors, living donors and transplant recipients together for a beautiful ceremony recognizing all of those who have bestowed the gift of life to another human being through organ donation. KDKA's David Crawley was there and put together a wonderful tribute these heroic individuals. Watch it here!
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Allegheny County gets $980,000 to help end hospital readmissions
Thursday, October 25th, 2012
Medicare patients with chronic conditions at five area hospitals will be monitored by Allegheny County “coaches” looking to reduce readmissions, the county’s Area Agency on Aging said Thursday.
Agency workers will educate up to 2,900 patients a year at Allegheny General Hospital, Allegheny Valley Hospital, Forbes Regional Hospital, Ohio Valley General Hospital and Jefferson Regional Medical Center.
To read more, visit the Tribune-Review website.