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 Post-Gazette: Doctors' flight from UPMC to Highmark leaves patients scrambling
Wednesday, December 26th, 2012
Last week, a practice of five UPMC-affiliated obstetricians and gynecologists informed UPMC and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC that it soon would depart the region's No. 1 health system and its Womancare Associates division for the region's No. 2 system. When that happened, UPMC asked the doctors to clean out their desks the next day, revoking their hospital privileges.
To read more, visit the Post-Gazette website.