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: No-shows cost health care system billions
Sunday, February 24th, 2013
Have you skipped your share of medical appointments? Allegheny Valley Hospital and the Highmark Foundation are working to reduce the number of no shows and increase efficiency in physicians offices.
To read more, visit the Post-Gazette website.