Birth of the Allegheny Health Network
Two weeks ago Highmark and the West Penn Allegheny Health System entered into an affiliation that established the Allegheny Health Network, a unique patient-centric integrated healthcare delivery network for the western Pennsylvania region. Dr. Tony Farah, Chief Medical Officer for the Network, and Dr. Blair Jobe, a former leading UPMC surgeon who recently joined the Network, were guests on KDKA-TV's Sunday Business Page with John Delano and talked about why the Network will set the standard for healthcare quality, service and affordability. Watch it here!
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: 2 Highmark acquisitions get initial OK
Friday, February 15th, 2013
The Orphans Court, which oversees transactions involving nonprofit corporations, has signed off on Highmark's purchase of West Penn Allegheny Health System. The $1.2 billion deal for West Penn Allegheny still requires the approval of the state Insurance Department, which could occur by early April.
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