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!
KDKA-TV: Ozone Aggravates Respiratory Problems
Sunday, July 22nd, 2012
With all the hot weather this summer, 2012 has had 13 ozone action days so far – already more than last year’s nine days, seven in 2010 and six in 2009.
Breathing ozone can trigger coughing, a scratchy throat, or worse, it can aggravate asthma and emphysema. Allegheny General Hospital emergency medicine specialist Dr. PS Martin talks about it with KDKA-TV.