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December 2011
Forest Hills-Regents Square Patch.com: Forbes Regional Hospital to Offer Prenatal Yoga Classes
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Pa. company to test applicants for nicotine
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Forbes' sign may vie with UPMC's
WPXI-TV: AGH Doctor Performs Life-Changing Surgery on Parkinson's Patients
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: East Allegheny (Deutschtown) eagerly awaits dialysis clinic
New Pittsburgh Courier: Fighting to Increase Black Doctors
Canon McMillan Patch: Canonsburg General Hospital Welcomes New Physician
Pittsburgh Business Times: Wiltrout named CGH CEO
West Penn Allegheny Issues Statement on Auditor's Opinion, Medical School Delay
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Newsmaker: Dr. Raymond Benza
KDKA-TV: Study Reviews Blood Tests for Heart Attack Diagnosis
KDKA-TV: Tumor DNA Testing to Help Guide Treatment for DCIS
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: West Penn Allegheny Health System's credit rating downgraded
American Medical News: Highmark looks to expand hospital and physician ownership
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Year in Health and Science: The top local research stories of the year
Year in Health and Science: The top local research stories of the year
Canon-McMillian Patch.com: Canonsburg General Hospital Receives American Heart Association Award
CGH December Medical Staff Members
CGH Receives Award from American Heart Association
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Highmark, UPMC extend pact for year
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Highmark-WPAHS pact details
Canonsburg General Hospital Welcomes Frank J. Brooks, D.O.
KDKA-TV: New Treatment Plan Helping People With Anxiety Disorders
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Monroeville hospitals angle for ambulances
WTAE-TV: Work Hours Could Up Diabetes Risk
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:West Mifflin family focus of generous holiday helpers
American College of Cardiology Names West Penn Allegheny Cardiologist Srinivas Murali, MD, To Top Regional Leadership Role
Grief & Loss Support Dinner at Canonsburg Hospital
WTAE-TV: Struggling To Pay For Meds? Help Is Out There
San Francisco Examiner: If your legs hurt, get out and walk more
Understanding Emotional Eating Program at Canonsburg Hospital
KDKA-AM: Spinal Injuries
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: The butterfly people of Joplin
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Medical building boom increasing Americans' health care costs
“Carnevale di Venezia” Gala to Benefit Allegheny General Hospital Auxiliary
West Penn Allegheny Health System Recruits Nationally-Recognized Research Bioengineer
Monroeville Times Express: Forbes Regional will pay Monroeville $36,000 for dispatch services
AGH Child Abuse Expert Addresses Senate Hearing Today
Healthcare Provider with AED Class
Heart Saver CPR with AED Training
Osteoporosis Presentation & Bone Density Screenings
Orthopaedic Institute Offers Educational Sessions
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Peripheral artery disease, which causes cramping in legs, prevalent among elderly
Pittsburgh Catholic: Shoes given away to needy
AGH Hosts Holiday Party for Local Youth
WQED-TV: Elora's Hope
‘You better watch out’ for allergy and asthma triggers this holiday season; AGH allergist offers tips to keep the celebration enjoyable
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Forbes Regional Hospital names EMS medical director
‘You better watch out’ for allergy and asthma triggers this holiday season; AGH allergist offers tips to keep the celebration enjoyable
‘You better watch out’ for allergy and asthma triggers this holiday season; AGH allergist offers tips to keep the celebration enjoyable
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Is long-distance running bad for heart?
Canon McMillan Patch.com: Hospital Appeal Campaign Underway
Canon-McMillan Patch.com: Hospital Receives Accreditation
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Court allows pay for most bone marrow donors
Peters Patch.com: Art Students Cheerfully Paint Care Center's Windows
Johnstown Tribune Democrat: Mentoring in Medicine Valuable health-care programs pay dividends
Plum-Oakmont Patch.com: Forbes Regional Hospital Opens New Anticoagulation Management Center
November 2011
New Pittsburgh Courier: Breast cancer strikes Black women earlier and deadlier
Pittsburgh Business Times: Medical society urges Highmark-UPMC cooperation
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Judge sends West Penn, UPMC into mediation on antitrust suit
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: AGH doctor helps write the book on emergency medicine
KDKA-TV: Troy Polamalu’s Playing Style Comes With A Price
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Slomski Appointed to Canonsburg Staff
Oregon Mail Tribune: Exercise helps keep the mind alert as we age
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Latrobe Hospital switching to private rooms
Sewickley Herald Newsmaker: Dr. George Magovern
Pittsburgh Tribune Review Newsmaker: Dr. George Magovern
Allegheny General Hospital Named to Exclusive List of Nation’s 50 Top Centers for Cardiovascular Care
Allegheny General Hospital Named to Exclusive List of Nation’s 50 Top Centers for Cardiovascular Care
KDKA-TV Adverse Medication Reactions Send Thousands To Hospital
The Almanac: Advice to manage food during holiday season
Observer - Reporter, Washington: Thanksgiving Essays
Canonsburg General Hospital Women’s Auxiliary To Hold Basket Raffle
Orthopaedic Institute Offers Educational Sessions
Ambulance Subscription Drive Underway
Canonsburg General Hospital Kicks Off Annual Appeal Campaign
Safe Sitter Class at Canonsburg General Hospital
Heart Saver CPR with AED Training
Grief & Loss Support Dinner at Canonsburg Hospital
Canonsburg General Hospital Earns ACR Accreditation
Forbes Regional Hospital Opens New Anticoagulation Management Center; Offers Convenient Monitoring for Patients Taking Blood Thinners
Scripps News: Study: Yoga, stretching have same effect on back pain
The Almanac: Advice to manage food during holiday season
AGH, “Our Hearts to Your Soles” and Catholic Charities Bring Footwear and Medical Care to the Needy at Thanksgiving Eve Event
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Home improvements, exercise can reduce life-threatening injuries
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: West Penn Hospital upgrades planned in phases
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: West Penn set for full-service revitalization
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Newsmaker Gurney Bolster
CNN: How to Keep Your Child Safe from Sexual Predators
KDKA-TV: Consumer Reports Puts Popular Acne Treatments To Test
Highmark, West Penn Allegheny Announce Details of West Penn Hospital Revitalization Plan
KDKA-TV: New Details Released About West Penn Hospital Renovations
Pittsburgh Business Times: West Penn Hospital will add 200 jobs, 300 beds
AGH Heart Surgeon Named to Prestigious National Post
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: AGH seminar to study mind-body connection
Pittsburgh Business Times: Allegheny General, Washington among top cardiovascular hospitals
National News Wire: Thomson Reuters Announces Top U.S. Hospitals for Heart Care
Terry Wiltrout Named CEO of Canonsburg General Hospital
Washington Observer-Reporter: Canonsburg General Hospital names CEO
Western PA Hospital News: Terry Wiltrout Named CEO of Canonsburg General Hospital
Pittsburgh Business Times: West Penn Allegheny Health System brings office leasing concept to Peters Township
KDKA-AM: Psychiatrist Explains Culture Of Power, Penn State
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Wiltrout named CEO of Canonsburg General Hospital
Allegheny General Hospital Launches Expanded Concussion Center
Associated Press: Highmark files West Penn merger papers with state
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: McCandless doctor helped bring nuclear cardiology to AGH
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Highmark lays out plan to resurrect West Penn
"Explore the Power of the Mind-Body Connection at "Frontiers of Holistic Medicine," Sat., Nov. 19 at Allegheny General Hospital
Canon-McMillan Patch.com: Volunteers Lauded by Lawmaker
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: 'Dusk' deals with end-of-life issues
Pittsburgh Business Times: Cancer care added at new WPAHS center
Theatrical Performance at AGH Spotlights End-Of-Life Issues and the Role of Hospice Care
West Penn Allegheny Adds Radiation Oncology to Advanced Cancer Treatment Services at Peters Township Outpatient Care Center
Jewish Chronicle: Local events and resources promote hospice and palliative care
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:Forbes Regional to benefit from Highmark-West Penn merger; $100M in new funding issued
Modern Healthcare: Officials urge quick review of West Penn deal
Highmark, WPAHS announce agreement; ER to reopen
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: ER return, interim CEO set in hospital pact
Highmark, West Penn Allegheny Boards Approve Definitive Agreement on Affiliation; Announce New Management and Detailed Next Steps
October 2011
Reuters: Black patients less likely to ask for lower-cost meds
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Scared to Death: Fright really can have fatal consequences And broken heart syndrome is real, too
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Highmark keeps West Penn Allegheny Health System in black
Reuters: Sleep disorders plague vets with head trauma or PTSD
Allegheny General Hospital Physician Charts Changing Course for Emergency Care in New Book
WPXI-TV: Concussions Affect Sidney Crosby, Polamalu Differently
Canonsburg General Hospital Women’s Auxiliary To Hold Basket Raffle
Canonsburg General Hospital Offers Breast MRI
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Outpatient care advised for low-risk clots
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Doctors say exercise benefits transplant patients
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Connellsville students get chance to watch open-heart surgery at AGH
Plum-Oakmont Patch.com: Forbes Regional Hospital Partners With Local EMS to Provide Free Flu Shots
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Canonsburg General Hospital appointed Dr. Peter Moulder IV to its medical staff.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: EMS and hospital provide free flu shots
WPXI-TV: Program Helps Underserved Teens Train for Healthcare Jobs
WTAE-TV: New Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines
Forbes Regional Hospital Partners With Local EMS to Provide Free Flu Shots
Cancer Program at Forbes Regional Hospital Accredited by the Commission on Cancer
WTAE-TV: JAMA Study Raises Concerns about Vitamins
Program Guiding Disadvantaged Young People Toward Health Care Jobs Graduates First Class
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Broader ADHD guidelines recommended for kids
Peters Patch.com: Hospital Awards Employee for Kindness
KDKA-TV: AGH Clinical Trial Explores Alternative To Mastectomy
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Knee-deep in pain
Forest Hills Patch.com: Breast Cancer Myths Topic of Monroeville Luncheon
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Effectiveness of glucosamine and chondroitin controversial
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Drop in Pennsylvania infection cases reported
KDKA-TV: Halloween Candy Allergies Pose Challenge for Parents
Osteoporosis Presentation & Bone Density Screenings at the Outpatient Care Center - Peters Township
Canonsburg General Hospital Offers Classroom Driver Improvement Course for Veterans
Canonsburg General Hospital Presents ‘Managing Holiday Food’
Women’s Auxiliary of Canonsburg General Hospital to Hold Celebrating Home Sale
Mom’s Shower at Canonsburg General Hospital
Canonsburg General Hospital Offers Driver’s Safety Refresher Course for Older Drivers
Canonsburg General Hospital to Host Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group
CGH Tradition of Caring Award Announced
Volunteer Auxiliary of Canonsburg General Hospital Honored for Hours of Service
Blood Pressure Screening at Peters Township Recreation Center
Grief & Loss Support Dinner at CGH
Canonsburg General Hospital Board of Directors Appoints Medical Staff Member
Classroom Driver Improvement Course for Older Drivers at CGH
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Support groups a welcome part of kidney patients' new lives
Pittsburgh Tribune Review and KQV-AM: Downplaying of PSA test for prostate cancer met with criticism
KDKA-TV and PCNC-TV: Task Force Rethinks PSA Blood Test For Prostate Cancer
Fourth Surgeon Joins Allegheny General Hospital Abdominal Transplant Team
Healthcare Provider with AED Class Offered at CGH
Forbes Regional Hospital Employees do the “Pink Glove Dance” to Raise Breast Cancer Awareness
Mutschler Orthopaedic Institute Offers Educational Sessions
North Side Chronicle: AGH conducts heart disease study
Medpage Today: Toxicity Low for Partial Breast Radiation
KDKA-AM: Myth Vs. Fact- Plastics and Cancer
Toxicity Concerns with Promising Accelerated Breast Cancer Therapy Unfounded, NSABP/West Penn Allegheny Researchers Find
Less invasive lung cancer treatment effective, AGH study finds
Long Term AGH Clinical Trial Endorses Less Invasive Therapy When Breast Cancer Recurs
BBC Television: Medical Apps Save Lives
Miami Herald/national press wire: Toxicity Concerns with Promising Accelerated Breast Cancer Therapy Unfounded, NSABP/West Penn Allegheny Researchers Find
The Kittaning Paper: National Health Study Encourages Medical Treatment
September 2011
Allegheny General Hospital Embarks on Landmark Study of Heart Disease in African American Community
AVH Updates Wireless Technology
Valley News Dispatch: Allegheny Valley Hospital clinic brings details into focus
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Nursing school grads are facing a tougher time
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: WPAHS Hosts Tai Chi workshopsl
AVH Opens Low Vision Rehabilitation Center
Breast Cancer Survivors Event at AGH Sept. 15
Grief and Loss Support Dinner at Canonsburg General Hospital
Classroom Driver Improvement Course for Older Drivers at CGH
Basic First Aid Course at CGH
Halloween Trail at Canonsburg General Hospital
Upper St. Clair Patch.com: Achoo! Fall Allergy Season is Nothing to Sneeze At
AGH—Suburban Campus Honored for Community Programming
AVH Trust Awards First Seybold Nursing Scholarship
Canon-McMillan Patch.com: Health System Launches Tai Chi Program for Arthritis Patients
WPAHS Launches Exercise Course for Arthritis Patients
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Facing Acne: How to deal with it any age
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Sports head injuries can ignite brain overreaction
Pittsburgh Tribune Review and Valley News Dispatch: Break out the hankies for ah-ah-choo! Autumn
Valley News Dispatch: Traumatic kayak injury gives Tarentum nurse new perspective
Upper St. Clair Patch.com: It's Back: The Dreaded Flu Seasoni
Pittsburgh Tribune Review Newsmaker: Linda Meyer, radiation oncology
Pittsburgh Sports Report: Back In The Game: ACL Injuries
North Hills Patch.com: Sunday 5K Race in North Park to Raise Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Candidate's comments about HPV vaccine worry doctors
Eye World Magazine: Challenging cataract cases All about support
American Society for Radiation Oncology Honors Allegheny General Nurse
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: McCandless girl inspiring a community
KDKA-AM: Is Reality TV Healthy?
KDKA-TV: Common Pain Meds Could Cause Higher Risk of Kidney Cancer
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: AGH-West Penn president resigns
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Rural customers wary of Highmark-UPMC split
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: West Penn director defends Highmark
Cancer Patients, Survivors, Invited on 'Healing Journey'
Pittsburgh Business Times: West Penn-Highmark details emerge in hearing
WTAE-TV: Silent Killer Strikes With Few Symptoms
Pittsburgh Business Times: Dr. Ronald Pellegrini joins Forbes Regional Hospital
WTAE-TV: Belly Fat Dangerous, Hard To Lose
Medpage Today: Digging Deeper for Missed Mets Fails to Boost Survival
Healthcare IT News: Highmark to help docs with IT
Plum-Oakmont Patch.com: Leading Pittsburgh Heart Surgeon Joins Cardiovascular Team at Forbes Regional Hospital
Robert Keenan, MD, Appointed Chief Quality Officer For AGH and West Penn Hospital
Leading Pittsburgh Heart Surgeon Joins Cardiovascular Team at Forbes Regional Hospital
MRI Study Suggests Brain Blood Vessel Abnormality May Be Factor in Parkinson’s Disease
Pittsburgh Business Times: Highmark, WPAHS formal deal expected soon
San Francisco Chronicle:MRI Study Shows Brain Blood Vessel Abnormality May Be Factor in Parkinson's Disease
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: AGH neurosurgeon may have breakthrough on Parkinson's
Yahoo.com: MRI Study Shows Brain Blood Vessel Abnormality May Be Factor in Parkinson's Disease
WTAE-TV: Brain Artery May Unlock Parkinson's Cure
KDKA-TV: Local Discovery Could Lead To Parkinson’s Breakthroughn
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Canonsburg General offering free classes to guide newly diagnosed patients through a trying time
CGH Board of Directors Appoints Medical Staff Members
Orthopaedic Institute Offers Educational Sessions
Women’s Auxiliary to Host a Card Party
KDKA-TV: Patients With Brain Stents Fared Worse In Study
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Children's allergies require schools, parents to remain alert
KDKA Radio: Long-term Concussion Symptoms A Cause for Concern
KDKA Radio: Sports Injuries Common as Football Season Gets Underway
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Newsmaker: Dr. James Valeriano
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Outside players shape concussion treatment
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Sudden impact: The growing issue of youth concussions
Mt. Lebanon Magazine: The Heart of the Matter
KDKA-TV: Visual Retraining Helps Patients With Poor Vision
August 2011
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Asthma epidemic during September can be combated
Pittsburgh Business Times: HAP recognizes hospitals with awards
AOL/Upper St. Clair Patch: Heartburn Medications May Have Serious Side Effect
Canonsburg General Hospital Offers Flu Vaccination Clinics
Six-Part Series on Dealing with Grief
KDKA-TV: Asthma Expert Talks About Protecting Kids From “September Spike”
AGH Hosts Trial of New Myasthenia Gravis Drug
Seattle Times: Tips to help endurance athletes avoid gastrointestinal distress
Baldwin Whitehall.patch.com: Robotic Surgery Enables Baldwin Woman’s Pregnancy
Upper ST. ClariPatch.com: USC Cancer Specialist to Take Your Questions about Breast Cancer
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Exercise helps odds of surviving cancer
Chicago Daily Herald: Stretching, relaxation ease back pain
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Children's booster shot can fight rise in pertussis
West Penn Burn Center Adds New Outreach Coordinator
WTAE-TV: Brain Trauma Specialist Discuss Sidney Crosby Injury
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Highmark: No contract too costly
Associated Press: UPMC won't negotiate with Highmark, president says
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Health goliaths UPMC and Highmark remain at odds
AOL/Canon-McMillianPatch.com: Five Exercise Myths Debunked
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Text of Dr. Kenneth R. Melani's remarks
PCNC-TV: Hoarding is a form of OCD
Sorrel King to visit West Penn Sept. 29
AOL/Pine-RichlandPatch.com: Video: Great Saves - Cpl. Dan Hahn, Harmony EMS Reunite at PNC Park
Mt. Lebanon Magazine: The Heart of the Matter
Cranberry Patch.com: PNC Park “Great Save” Event at Tonight's Pirates Game will Reunite Cpl. Dan Hahn with Rescuers
Cranberry Patch.com: PNC Park “Great Save” Event at Tonight's Pirates Game will Reunite Cpl. Dan Hahn with Rescuers
Upper St. Clair Patch.com: Breast Cancer Survivors Gather at Allegheny General Hospital
AOL/Upper St. Clair Patch.com: Breast Cancer Survivors Gather at Allegheny General Hospital
CGH Offers Drivers Safety Refresher Course
Six-Part Series on Dealing with Grief
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Despite the odds, liver transplant saves his life
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Help for athletes with gastrointestinal distress
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Roadside childbirth a learning experience for couple of teachers
Chicago Daily Herald: Desk job means even more exercise needed
CranberryPatch.com: Cranberry Couple, Baby, Heading Home after I-279 Delivery
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Doctors see more patients with serious liver disease
AOL/Cranberry Patch.com: Cranberry Couple, Baby, Heading Home after I-279 Delivery
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Despite the odds, liver transplant saves his life
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Doctors see increase in patients with serious liver disease
KDKA-AM Radio: Not Too Early To Get Flu Shots
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: West Penn Allegheny Health System appointed Allan Klapper, system chair, department of obstetrics and gynecology.
KDKA-TV: Woman Recovering After Giving Birth On Parkway North
WPXI-TV: Mother Doesn't Make It To Hospital, Baby Delivered On Parkway
WTAE-TV: Dad Delivers Baby On Parkway North
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Tests can identify dementia earlier, but there's still no cure
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Families open hearts to make Wild Things players feel safe at home
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Families open hearts to make Wild Things players feel safe at home
KDKA-TV: Painful Arthritis Condition, Gout, Plaguing Younger People
Advances in Allergy and Asthma Presentation
Complimentary Skin Damage Screenings
Canonsburg General Hospital To Host Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group
Associated Press: Suit: Pa. health network abuses meal break policy
The Almanac: Rev up your energy level with exercise
Canonsburg General Hospital Sponsors 27th Annual Golf Tournament
Pittsburgh Business Times: Highmark-UPMC hearing planned Sept. 8
KDKA-TV: Neurosurgeon Weighs In On Concussions, Sidney’s Situation
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Drug shortages playing havoc with patient care
AOL/Upper St.Clair Patch.Com: Play it Safe on the Field in the Summer Heat
Allegheny General Hospital Hosts Free Great Race Running Clinic
WTAE-TV: Robotically Assisted Surgery Helping Women With Pregnancies
AOL/Patch.com: Heart Surgery Program at Forbes Regional Hospital Recognized as One of Nation's Best for Second Year in a Row
KDKA-TV: Sleep Apnea In Women Linked To Thinking Problems
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Pa. eyes WPAHS' debt in Highmark deal
KDKA-TV: Scientists Find Promising New Approach For Leukemia Treatment
WTAE-TV: 'Amazing' Therapy Wipes Out Leukemia In Study
Heart Surgery Program at Forbes Regional Hospital Recognized as One of Nation’s Best for Second Year in a Row
KDKA-TV: AGH Sponsors Free Running Clinic
West Penn Allegheny Health System Appoints James Valeriano, MD, Chair of Department of Neurology
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Pain syndrome in children can be treated
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Allan Klapper Named OBGYN Chair
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Running clinic offered today for Great Race participants
AOL/Patch.COM: Allegheny General Hosting Free Running Clinic
West Penn Allegheny Health System Welcomes New Leader in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Highmark announces collaboration to help independent physicians prepare for federal government’s meaningful use requirements
WTAE-TV: Team Tassy Holding Fundraiser For Haitian Children
Washington Observer Reporter: Hospital president, CEO retiring
KDKA-TV: Consumer Reports Ranks Heart Surgeons Nationwide
Pittsburgh Business Times: Highmark Announces Collaboration to Help Independent Physicians Prepare for Federal Government's Meaningful Use Requirements
UPMC refuses to negotiate new contract with Highmark
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Asthma camp coming to Duquesne University
Allegheny General Hospital Opens New, State-of-the-Art Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Unveiling a major transformation
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Highmark website to update negotiations
The Almanac: Lightning strikes 11 year old in North Strabane
Pittsburgh Business Times: Allegheny General Hospital opens neurosurgical unit
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: FDA gives approval to another thinner
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: FDA's approval of Pradaxa has given patients another choice for treating A-fib
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: If you have a sedentary job, experts recommend cardio, resistance, stretching and Tai Chi or yoga
An Open Letter: Patients First
July 2011
New Pittsburgh Courier: Highmark purchase of AGH prompts insurance war
AGH Heart Transplant Program Has Best Patient Outcomes in State, According to National Report
Healthcare Finance News: Highmark's bid to acquire West Penn Allegheny spikes tension
West Penn Allegheny Health System Scientists Explore Novel Approach to Gene Therapy for Sjögren’s Syndrome
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Protection Gives Eyes a Sporting Chance
WTAE-TV: Save Your Money – Vitamins Often Unnecessary
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: MS Drug Studies Show Promise
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: First Oral MS Drug Helps Mom Get Back to a More Normal Life
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Highmark sues UPMC to Stop Ad Campaign
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Highmark says UPMC Misleading Consumers
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Report: UPMC Needs to Up Transplant Survival Rate
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: County Council Wants to Resolve UPMC-Highmark Disagreement
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Unhealthy Feud: Insurance Commissioner Shows Welcome Concern
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Medicine Used to be All About Healing
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: GOP Senators Hope to Regulate UPMC-Highmark Divorce
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Dr. James Rossetti honored with LLS Chairman’s Citation
KDKA-TV: More Hot Days Ahead; NWS Issues Warning
KDKA-TV: Heat Takes its Toll on Young and Healthy, Too
KDKA-TV: Finding Balance Between Kids’ Safety and Freedom Tough for Parents
Guide to Good Health: Thyroid Cancer: A Common Cancer with Excellent Long-Term Outcomes
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: UPMC Earns Spot on U.S. News and World Report Honor Roll
Cranberry Patch: Allegheny General Hospital ranked among the nation’s best by US News
Pittsburgh Business Times: UPMC, Allegheny General cited
KDKA-TV: Fact or Fiction: Summer’s Outdoor Hazards
Allegheny General Hospital Ranked Among the Nation’s Best by U.S. News
Thomson Reuters Names West Penn Allegheny Health System One of Nation’s Leaders in Patient Care Quality for Second Consecutive Year
West Penn Allegheny Health System’s STAR Center Earns Prestigious Accreditation for Excellence in Medical Simulation
AKMC Trust to Host Fashion Show Fundraiser
KDKA-AM: UPMC Speaks on Battle with Highmark
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Opinion Editorial: De-fragging health care
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: State won't intervene in Highmark-UPMC dispute
Pittsburgh Business Times: PA insurance chief limits role in dispute
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: State ready to intervene in Highmark dispute with UPMC
KDKA-AM: Doctors Feel Caught Between Highmark and UPMC
Modern Healthcare Magazine: S&P changes outlook on West Penn
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Doctors: UPMC-Highmark split would hurt care
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Highmark may jump sides in collusion suit, help West Penn Allegheny target rival UPMC
United Press International: Allegheny General Hospital Surgeons Perform Region's First Robotic-Assisted Kidney Donation
San Francisco Chronicle: Allegheny General Hospital Surgeons Perform Region's First Robotic-Assisted Kidney Donation
WPXI-TV: AGH performs robot-assisted live-donor kidney transplant
KDKA-TV: Robot assists AGH surgeon during kidney transplant
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Allegheny General Hospital performs robot-assisted live-donor kidney transplant
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: At AGH, a robot helps in kidney donation
Local Divas Belt it Out for Pediatric Care Fund
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: UPMC seeks 'smooth' divorce from Highmark
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Sunday Opinion Editorial: Fight the Evil Empire
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Midwifery is on the rise, going beyond clinical approach
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Esther Gokhale's method is gaining support for correcting and preventing back pain
KDKA-TV: Could Amalgam Fillings Be Dangerous To Your Health?
WPXI-TV: Eating Disorders Becoming Bigger Problem In Women Above 40, Doctors Say
Warfarin Alternative Gets FDA Nod; West Penn Hospital Part of Clinical Trials Leading to Rivaroxaban Approval
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: AGH announces robotic advancement in kidney transplantation
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Allegheny General Hospital performs robot-assisted live-donor kidney transplant
Fitch Places West Penn Allegheny Health System (PA) Bonds on Rating Watch Evolving
Boston Globe Opinion Editorial: Health cares new world
Bloomberg News: Highmark Pursues West Penn System in Insurer-Hospital Deal
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: UPMC, Highmark embroiled in classic bad splitup
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: No resolution as the battle grows between Pittsburgh's leading providers
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Opinion Editorial: Crisis still ahead: Even after the WPAHS rescue, a contract is needed
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Some donors are unhappy with UPMC's tough stance
KDKA-AM: Rob Pratte Talks With HighMark CEO Dr. Ken Melani
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Merger plan indefinite on covering liabilities
Beaver County Times: Local teen scarred, but still smiling
KDKA-TV: Girl, 2, Drowns In Franklin Park Pool
WQED-TV: The Last Chapter: Dying with Dignity
AOL/Patch.com: Holiday Weekend Will See Rise in Underage Drinking, ER Visits
June 2011
Healthleaders: Highmark to Acquire WPAHS
Modern Healthcare:Highmark, West Penn plan affiliation
WPXI-TV: Highmark Customers Able to Use UPMC for Next Two Years
West Penn Allegheny Health System Expands Agreement with Allscripts for Access to Complete Portfolio of Solutions
The Wall Street Journal:Insurer's Cost-Cut Plan: Buy Hospitals
Pittsburgh Business Times: WPAHS exec: 'The best day we've had in a long, long time'
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Highmark name not part of deal with West Penn Allegheny
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:Highmark, West Penn Cement Deal
HealthCare Provider with AED Class at CGH
HeartSaver CPR with AED Training at CGH
Free Blood Pressure Screenings in Peters Township
Look Good....Feel Better Program at CGH
Basic First Aid Course Offered at CGH
Canonsburg General Hospital Offers Safe Sitter Classes
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: UPMC offers patients transplant options elsewhere
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Highmark poised to buy West Penn
WTAE-TV: Highmark to Buy West Penn Alleheny Health System
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: West Penn Hospital would have closed without Highmark deal
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Butterfly release aims to give solace to parents who lost a child
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: More exercise reduces chance of 'silent strokes'
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: The problem with pain: Institute of Medicine will highlight obstacles to prevention and treatment
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Shouldering the pain: Rotator cuff problems increase with age
Highmark and West Penn Allegheny Health System Announce Plans to Pursue Affiliation
Daily Commercial: Catheter in wrist artery proves safe and effective
Patch.com: Allegheny General Hospital Launches Emergency Room HIV Testing Initiative
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Surgeon's wife from Fox Chapel tackled myriad responsibilities
Ann Magovern / Longtime supporter of Allegheny General Hospital
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: FDA adds images to cigarette warnings
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: No pictures of health headed for cigarettes
KDKA-TV: Women May Not Recognize Heart Attack Symptoms
West Penn Allegheny Bariatric Surgery Named 5-Star Program by HealthGrades for Sixth Year in a Row
Pittsburgh Business Times: Pittsburgh's Peters Township is a medical mecca in the making
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: UPMC puts (non)profits over patients
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Researchers connect driving time with obesity
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: AGH refines emergency/HIV screening program
July Classes Offered at Destination Wellness
Indiana Gazette: 'I have my life back': A year on, donor pair bond for cause
KDKA-AM and KDKA-TV: New Study Questions Effectiveness Of Sunscreens
KDKA-TV: 5 Symptoms Women Should Never Ignore
Allegheny General Hospital Launches Emergency Room HIV Testing Initiative
Associated Press: Temple, Allegheny Health to establish new campus
Philadelphia Inquirer: Temple med school to open Pittsburgh campus
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: WPAHS medical chief resigns, Farah to fill in
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: WPAHS, Temple to form medical school
Pittsburgh Business Times: WPAHS chief medical officer resigns
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: West Penn Allegheny gets medical school
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Pittsburgh-Cleveland rivalry renewed on health care turf?
Yahoo News: Thompson Reuters Names West Penn Allegheny Health System One of Nation?s Leaders in Patient Care Quality for Second Consecutive Year
KDKA-AM: Staying Cool and Healthy in Oppressive Heat
KDKA-TV: Pirates' Snyder Likely Out For the Season
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: WPAHS slates medical school campus
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: A newsmaker you should know: VP to take CEO reins of Canonsburg Hospital
West Penn Allegheny Health System Expands Relationship with Temple University School of Medicine
Incontinence Control Program at Canonsburg General Hospital
Seattle Times: Catheter in wrist artery proves safe and effective
KDKA-TV: Wet Spring, Hot Summer Is Recipe For Allergies
KDKA-TV: Study Finds Connection Between Bullying, Domestic Violence
WTAE-TV: Quitting Smoking? Help your lungs heal more quickly
Pulmonary Hypertension Patients and Families Gather for Education Forum
Modern Healthcare Magazine: Thompson Reuters Selects 2011 Top Performing Health Systems for quality, patient satisfaction
Valley News Dispatch: Bushman's son determined to give one for team
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: 4-year West Penn Allegheny medical school in works
Cranberry Patch.Com (AOL): Putting On the Ritz at West Penn Burn Camp
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Aggressive care to the end: Who pays?
Forbes Regional Hospital Offers Palliative Care Program
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Big changes await Highmark if it decides to care for patients as well as insure them
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: West Penn likely to launch medical school
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Facing death: Tough decisions on pricey care
Moon Patch.com: Moon Students Observe Heart Surgery at Allegheny General Hospital
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Summer therapy camps nurture children
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: High fitness can cancel high risk, study says
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Warm weather means more risks for those who work out
AGH Joins National Study Targeting Better Treatments for Sepsis and Septic Shock in Emergency Setting
HealthCare Provider with AED Class at CGH
Look Good....Feel Better Program
Orthopaedic Institute Offers Informational Sessions
Basic First Aid Course Offered at CGH
Heart Saver CPR with AED Training
Canonsburg General Hospital Offers Safe Sitter Classes
Grief & Loss Dinner at CGH
Orthopaedic Institute Offers Informational Sessions
Canonsburg General Hospital Offers Safe Sitter Classes
Free Blood Pressure Screenings in Peters Township
WPXI-TV: AGH Pioneers Robotic Heart Surgery
New Hematologist Joins West Penn Allegheny Health System
Canonsburg General Hospital Interim CEO Named
May 2011
West Penn Burn Camp Marks 25 Years of Helping Burned Children Heal
PIttsburgh Post-Gazette: Catheterization through wrist proves safe/effective
Pittsburgh Business Times: Dismukes named VP at West Penn Allegheny
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: WPAHS names consultant executive vice president
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: West Penn Allegheny names new hospital operations vice president
WQED-TV: End of Life Care, A one hour PBS Special
KDKA-TV: Study: Young Adults Developing High Blood Pressure
Canonsburg General Hospital Sponsors 27th Annual Golf Tournament
Canonsburg General Hospital Welcomes Martin Violago, MD
Volunteers Needed at Canonsburg General Hospital Snack Shop
Canonsburg General Hospital to Provide Screenings at the Senior Games
Canonsburg General Hospital To Hold Blood Drive
Allegheny Valley Hospital Achieves New Status as an Accredited Chest Pain Center
West Penn Allegheny Names New Executive Vice President For Hospital Operations
Peters Patch/AOL.com: Allegheny General Pediatric Specialists Now Available in Peters
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Allegheny Valley Hospital welcomed Allegheny Neurological Associates physicians to its medical staff:
KDKA-TV: 'Super Plants' Help To Clear The Air
Associated Press: Corbett resumes governor duties after back surgery
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Corbett's back surgery successful
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Governor leaves hospital feeling 'really good'
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Corbett leaves hospital, says he feels 'really good'
WDUQ-FM (National Public Radio): Corbett Leaves Hospital
Gov. Corbett Released From Pittsburgh Hospital
Philadelphia Inquirer: Corbett surgery a success
Philadelphia Inquirer: Gov. Corbett: 'I feel really good'
WFMZ-TV (Allentown, PA)Doctors: Back Surgery On Pa. Gov. Corbett A Success
WPXI-TV: Corbett Resumes Governor Duties After Back Surgery
KDKA-TV: Gov. Corbett Undergoes Successful Surgery
WTAE-TV: Gov. Tom Corbett Has Surgery In Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Tornado response plans in place for local emergency personnel
Oncuview Magazine: Featuring Two Clinical Trials for Breast Cancer Patients
Pittsburgh Business Times: WPAHS/UPMC Hire Surgeons
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Colon and rectal surgeon joins West Penn Allegheny
Pittsburgh Magazine: Is Throwing and Catching a Baseball Stressful?
June Classes Offered at Destination Wellness
The Almanac: Malinky retiring as Canonsburg Hospital CEO
Medicare and You Making an Informed Choice
Washington Observer Reporter: Malinky says she will retire
Cleveland Clinic Colon and Rectal Surgeon, Daniel Geisler, MD, Joins West Penn Allegheny Health System
Canonsburg General Hospital CEO Announces Retirement
PetersPatch: Allegheny General Pediatric Specialists Now Available in Peters
Allegheny General Hospital Recognized by American Heart Association for Quality of Heart Failure Program
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Baby Couldn't Wait
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Woman Gives Birth to One of her Twins in Vehicle in Lawrenceville
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Corbett back surgery called successful
Allegheny General Hospital Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists Bring Expertise and Caring to New Wexford and Peters Township Offices
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Burrell students, two others hurt in small plane crash
WTAE-TV: Gov. Corbett Needs Back Surgery In Pittsburgh
KDKA-TV: Governor To Undergo Back Surgery At Local Hospital
AGH Walk on Saturday To Raise Heart Disease Awareness, Funds for Research
Associated Press: Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett undergoing surgery for spinal stenosis Monday in Pittsburgh hospital
ABC 27 Lancaster: Governor Corbett to undergo back surgery on Monday
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Corbett to undergo spinal surgery at AGH on Monday
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Corbett to Have Back Surgery
Pennsylvania Governor Corbett to Undergo Back Surgery at Allegheny General Hospital on May 16
KDKA-TV: Penn Trafford Students Watch Open Heart Surgery At AGH
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: The National Pancreas Foundation recognizes Donald Atkinson with the 2011 NPF Courage Award
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Dr. Gordon K. McLean awarded a gold medal by the Society of Interventional Radiology
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Healthy hearts are just one notable goal of North Side park walk
KDKA-TV: No Causal Evidence Links Chantix To Violence
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Tylenol poses a risk of cancer, study indicates
AARP.org: Study finds too few specialists to care for seniors
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Allegheny Valley Hospital (AVH) is pleased to welcome the physicians of West Penn Medical Associates
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Dr. William R. Poller appointed to Susan G. Komen for the Cure board
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Dr. William R. Poller was appointed to the board of directors of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Pittsburgh affiliate.
Erie Area Residents Learn About Option of Bloodless Surgery
West Penn Allegheny Health System Partners with Monongahela Valley Hospital for Infection Control Initiatives
KDKA-AM and Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Bone drills to replace IVs in certain emergency situations
KDKA-TV: New Treatment Offering Relief From Tinnitus
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Lupus patient Joella Baker takes race for fitness to the marathon
ABC News Radio: Sex, Nose-Blowing, Cola, Constipation Can Trigger an Aneurysm
Forbes Regional Hospital Tests Personalized Implants for Partial Knee Replacement
ForestHills/RegentSquare Patch: New Board Member Announced for Pittsburgh Komen for the Cure
HealthOMG!: Longer Drug Regimen Still Best Against Breast Cancer
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Pittsburgh-area doctors wary of salt study
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Study finds too few specialists to care for seniors
KDKA-TV: Acetaminophen Overdoses Lead To Thousands Of ER Visits
WPXI-TV: Home Remedies: Do They Work?
KDKA-TV: New Procedure May Reduce Knee Pain
ABC News: Eight Everyday Ways to Have a Brain Bleed
New Program at Canonsburg General Hospital offers Incontinence Control
Clinical Trials at Allegheny Valley Hospital Offer Patients Access to Leading-Edge Medicine
Pediatric CPR Class with AED at Canonsburg General Hospital
Canonsburg General Hospital Offers Safe Sitter Classes
Drivers Safety Refresher Course at Canonsburg General Hospital
Diabetic Education Classes at Canonsburg General Hospital
Heart Saver CPR with AED Training
Free Blood Pressure Screenings in Peters Township
Orthopaedic Institute Offers Informational Sessions
April 2011
Slippery Rock Pride: Safety management major soars
Pittsburgh Tribune Review Newsmaker: Dr. William R. Poller
Washington Business Journal: Outpatient Care Center Now Open in Peters Township
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Stress fractures study measures risk in girls
Advanced Stroke Care at Forbes Regional Hospital Addresses Critical Need in Eastern Suburbs
AGH Events Mark National Donate Life Month
CGH Receives Amerinet Achievement Award
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Dr. Ngoc Thai recognized by the American Liver Foundation
Pittsburgh Tribune Review Newsmaker: Dr. Gordon McLean
Pittsburgh Magazine: 2011 Top Doctors
Pittsburgh Magazine: Dr. Susan Manzi: Unmasking The Great Impersonator
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Two local physicians studied Chernobyl's impact
Allegheny General Hospital Department of Psychiatry Presents David Burns, MD, Program on May 5 and 6
Pittsburgh Business Times: Dr. Allan Philp joins West Penn Allegheny Health System as chief trauma surgeon.
Pittsburgh Business Times: Rita Schwab joins Allegheny General Hospital's Center for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery.
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: West Penn-owned hospitals to revert to prior names
Valley News Dispatch: Alle-Kiski Medical Center back to Allegheny Valley Hospital name
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Dr. Peter J. Jannetta awarded distinguished Medal for Outstanding Service
Western PA Guide to Good Health: New Outpatient Care Center Opens in Peters Township
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Alzheimer's split into 3 stages
William R. Poller, MD, Named to Komen Pittsburgh Affiliate Board of Directors
Outpatient Care Center - Peters Township
AVH and Borders Books and Bunnies Drive to End April 30
May classes offered at Destination Wellness
300-Plus Racers Expected for Sunday's Steel City Showdown, a Premier Bicycle Race Sponsored by AGH Sports Medicine
Hundreds to Walk Saturday to Benefit Colon and Rectal Cancer Patients at West Penn Allegheny Health System's Big Blue Quest
KDKA-TV: Highmark In Talks To Buy West Penn Allegheny Health System
KDKA-TV: Bradshaw Paying Price For Concussions In NFL
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: EMS competition measures life-saving competency
Canon-McMillan Patch: Mutschler Orthopaedic Institute Education Session
Monroeville Times Express: Centers incorporate more programs to keep up with the times
Society of Interventional Radiology awards Gold Medal to Gordon K. McLean, MD, FSIR, FACR
Monroeville Times Express: Athletes, trainers pay closer attention to matters of the heart
KDKA-TV: Study Links Baby Powder Use To Ovarian Cancer Risk
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: People who walk dogs are more fit
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Spring tree, flower blooms mark the start of allergy season
Peters Patch: Free Blood Pressure Screenings
National Healthcare Decisions Day - CGH
Solutions for Joint Pain
Memory Changes Lecture
Healthcare Provider with AED Class Offered at CGH
Classroom Driver Improvement Course for Older Drivers at CGH
Grief and Loss Suppor Dinner at CGH
Grief and Loss Suppor Dinner at CGH
Basic First Aid Course Offered at Canonsburg General Hospital
Orthopaedic Institute Offers Education Sessions
Free Blood Pressure Screenings in Peters Township
East Liverpool Review: Beating the odds
Pittsburgh Business Times: The American Liver Foundation recognizes Dr. Ngoc Thai at its Tribute to Excellence event.
Pittsburgh Business Times: HHS issues accountable care guidelines
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Rita Schwab joined Allegheny General Hospital as program director for its Center for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery.
Patch.com: Allegheny General Hospital Sports Medicine Sponsors Steel City Showdown
Upper St. Clair Magazine: Observing Surgery at AGH - Our Stories
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Pharmacists again making preterm labor drug
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: AGH participating in cancer/drug study
KDKA-TV: Local Pediatrician Has Unique Approach To Medicine
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: President and CEO Christopher Olivia confident he can return West Penn Allegheny Health System to health
Newswire: National Cancer Institute Sponsored Study To Evaluate Cholesterol Drug's Ability to Prevent Colon Cancer
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Alle-Kiski nurses union ratifies new contract
Valley News Dispatch: Alle-Kiski Medical Center unions ratify contracts
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Early-labor prevention won't soar, FDA says
Smart Business News Magazine: Pittsburgh-leaders-use-momentum-to-drive-change
KDKA-AM and KDKA-TV: Study To Use Cholesterol Drug To Fight Colon Cancer
WTAE-TV: Diabetes Research Shows Promise
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Health law to spur hospital, doctor networks
March 2011
WTAE-TV: Balanced Diet, Exercise Help Prevent Diabetes
The Republic: EMS app improves emergency care
Columbus Dispatch: Android Version of Groundbreaking iPhone App for First Responders Becomes Available Today
TMC.Net: WPAHS' iPhone Version of EMS Field Partner Released
KDKA-TV: Android Version of Groundbreaking iPhone App for First Responders Becomes Available
Health News Digest: Smartphone App For EMS, First Responders Becomes Available Today
KDKA-TV: Good Night's Sleep Can Help With Weight Loss
WTAE-TV: Diabetes Patient Not Letting Health Setbacks Hold Her Back
Pittsburgh Business Times: Kathleen McKenzie named VP at WPAHS
Peters/Canon-McMillan Patch.com: Residents Embrace New Outpatient Facility
Residents Embrace New Outpatient Facility
Outpatient center offers array of services
West Penn, CGH to show off outpatient center in Peters Twp.
Sewickley Patch.com: North Park run/walk to benefit research set for April 16
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Dr. P.S. Martin named president of the Air Medical Physicians Association
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Newsmaker: Dr. P.S. Martin
National News Wire: National Priorities Partnership Lauds Launch of National Quality Strategy
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: 'I Can' program to help diabetes patients
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Local experts differ on stretching study
Peters Patch.com: Heart Saver CPR with AED Training
Washington Observer Reporter: West Penn, CGH to show off outpatient center in Peters Twp.
WTAE-TV: Sex Can Be Heart Attack Trigger For Couch Potatoes
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Study finds pregnancy problems can affect heart health
EMS Flight Crew: Android Version of Groundbreaking iPhone App for First Responders Becomes Available Today
'Preventable, Treatable, Beatable' - WPAHS' Eighth Annual Big Blue Quest, April 16, Raises Awareness of Colon and Rectal Cancer
Orthopaedics Today: Orthopedic surgeons, orthotists work together to treat Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
Upper St. Clair Patch.com: Upper St. Clair Eye Doctor Sees Beauty In Mission Work
WTAE-TV: Sex can be Heart Attack Trigger for Couch Potatoes
KDKA-TV and KDKA-AM: Studies Look At Potential Health Hazards Of Romance
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Get to know your knees
Dr. Donald Atkinson Honored with National Pancreas Foundation Courage Award
KDKA-TV: Hoarding Can Be Life Threatening
Android Version of Groundbreaking West Penn Allegheny Smartphone App Becomes Available Today
Canonsburg General Hospital Sponsors Cash Bash
Forbes Regional Surgeon Leads Local Chapter of American College of Surgeons
A-K Pulser 6th Annual Spring Wine, Cheese & Pasta Festival
AKMC Trust to Celebrate, Raise Funds at Traditions Gala
Allegheny General Hospital Welcomes New Director of Bloodless Surgery Program
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Health systems eye requiring influenza shots for workers
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: ER use forces hospitals to grow
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: 911 dispatcher helps dad deliver baby girl
WPXI-TV: Mars Couple Delivers Baby in Garage
KDKA-TV: Mars Couple Delivers Baby in Garage
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Local trials helped in FDA approval of Lupus drug
Canon-McMillan Patch: Hospital Happenings: Five Things You Need to Know
Becker's Hospital Review: Post-Acute Care Networks, the Key to Success in Accountable Care
Baldwin-Whitehall Patch: Closer to the Heart Baldwin High School students view open-heart surgery at Allegheny General Hospital.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: 'EMS Field Partner': an iPhone app that helps save lives
KDKA-TV: Strep Throat Season In Full Swing
KDKA-TV: Flu Season Not Over Yet In Western Pa
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: WPAHS names chief trauma surgeon
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Study backs radiation for ductal breast cancer
Heart transplants up sharply at AGH, down at UPMC
AGH Pre-Hospital Director Takes Helm at Nation's Leading Air Medical Association
West Penn Allegheny Health System Recruits New Chief Trauma Surgeon
Nashua Telegraph (NH): Doctors find dramatic rise in running-related injuries among youths
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Western Pennsylvania doctors join outcry against inducing labor early
KDKA-TV: STudy Links Coffee to Lower Stroke Risk in Women
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Shots to prevent preterm labor rise
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: STAR Center at West Penn gives health care professionals, trainees a hands-on experience
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Steel City Showdown, a North Shore-Downtown bike race, gets set to roll
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Management of brain injuries critical for healing
Long Term AGH Study Supports Breast Conserving Surgery for Women With Most Common Type of Non-Invasive Breast Cancer
Northside Chronicle: Perry students observe open heart surgery at AGH
Northside Chronicle: Fun, injury prevention keys to exercise
WTAE-TV: Student-Athlete Deaths Raise Health Concerns
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Cancer patient among growing army of survivors
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Pregnancy drug's sharp price hike called 'greed'
FDA Approves First New Lupus Medication in Five Decades
Allegheny General Hospital Transplant Chief Honored by American Liver Foundation
Northside Chronicle: Raising a Healthy Eater
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Dr. Don L. Fisher, an interventional cardiologist at Allegheny General Hospital, received the Peter J. Safar Pulse of Pittsburgh Award
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Alle-Kiski Medical Center staff, nurse hold rallies
Valley News Dispatch: Health workers rally for contract talks with Alle-Kiski Medical Center
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Scottdale man gives up hockey to donate kidney to brother
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Educating patients a fix, but it lacks cash carrot
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Probe: Hospital readmissions take toll in Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Juicy talk about cherries
Poland Town Crier(Poland, OH): Students watch open heart surgery
WPXI-TV: Officials: Worst Of Flu Season Over In Allegheny County
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Forbes Regional to check 2 cardiologists' fitness
KDKA-TV: Study Looks At Pain Medication & Erectile Dysfunction
Monroeville Times Express: West Penn debuts 'EMS Field Partner' app to aid first responders
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: A newsmaker you should know: Cardiologist at Allegheny General still shows how it's done
Canonsburg General Hospital To Participate In Scouting For Food Drive
Driver Refresher Course at CGH
CGH Women's Auxiliary to Hold Fudge Sale
Heart Saver CPR with AED Training
Grief and Loss Suppor Dinner at CGH
Orthopaedic Staff Offers Free Educational Session
American Diabetes Association Recognizes AGH Neurosurgeon, Peter Jannetta, MD, with First Father of the Year Award
AGH Pioneer Surgeon Peter J. Jannetta, M.D., To Receive Medal of Outstanding Service from the Neurosurgical Society of America
Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) Honors Allegheny General Hospital with National Award
The Almanac: USC doctor travels to Vietnam to help less fortunate
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: The Pittsburgh Heart Ball held at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Local Author, Medical Marvel Celebrates Life and Latest Work with Book Signing
AKMC Physician Discusses Minimally Invasive Surgery
Alle-Kiski Medical Center Expert Addresses Chronic Pain
AKMC Orthopaedic Surgeon to Discuss Joint Replacement Options
App Scout.com: Emergency First Responders Get iPhone App
Wheeling News/Intelligencer: Cancer Treatment for Adults Available in Ohio Valley
Wheeling News/Intelligencer: Cancer Treatment for Adults Available in Ohio Valley
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: West Penn unveils emergency services app
Valley News Dispatch: Program helps cancer patients
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: West Penn Allegheny Health System appointed Robert Brandfass
Sewickley Patch: Heart Attack Survivor Plans Book Signing Today
Pittsburgh Business Times: West Penn Allegheny Health System reports 2Q losses
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: West Penn Allegheny continues to struggle
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: WPAHS drasw 4th-quarter loss
Forbes Regional Hospital Experiencing Benefits of Newly Expanded Emergency Department
February 2011
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Kidney allocation plan could discriminate against older people
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Health care, education expected to carry region into future
Pittsburgh Magazine: Is a Daily Aspirin Regimen Appropriate for Everyone?
WTAE-TV: Power Bracelets For Sports Success? Doctors Want More Evidence
KDKA-TV: Doctor Talks Differences Between Sore & Strep Throat
WTAE-TV: Rising PSA Not Good Prostate Cancer Predictor
AKMC Trust Partners with Borders for Books and Bunnies Drive
West Penn Allegheny Health System Makes Substantial Restructuring Progress, Posts Financial Results for the First Half of Fiscal Year 2011
Alle-Kiski Medical Center Offers AARP Driver Safety
Lowering Cholesterol
The Rest of Your Life: Coping with Sleep Apnea
Lecture and Vision Screening
Pittsburgh Magazine: Five Questions for ... Ian Rosenberger on Behalf of Team Tassy
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Appointments of Fotois Koumpouras and David Parda recognized
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Route 19 corridor potentially lucrative
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Group says health care attire should stay in hospitals
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: A two-year battle leads to triumph over necrotizing fasciitis
WPXI-TV: Vanderbilt Man Dies From Flu; Cases Surge In Western PA
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: FDA OKs Lap-Band surgery for less obese folks
CNBC-TV: Life Saving App: West Penn Allegheny Health System Creates First-of-Its-Kind Smart Phone Application for Emergency Medical Services Professionals
WDUQ-FM (National Public Radio): Smart Phone App May Save Lives
Pittsburgh Business Times: WPAHS introduces iPhone app for medics
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Phones provide medical advice to area's first responders
West Penn Allegheny Health System Creates First-of-Its-Kind Smart Phone Application for Emergency Medical Services Professionals
Route 19 corridor potentially lucrative
Destination Wellness Offers March Classes
Healthcanal: Wireless Blood Pressure Sensor in Artery Significantly Reduces Heart Failure Hospitalizations, AGH Study Shows
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: West Penn Allegheny, Chatham to partner
KDKA-TV: Food Allergies, Early Eating Patterns Not Related
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Pittsburgh generosity provides Haitian man with needed operation
WPXI-TV: 2 Pregnant Teachers Among Those Sickened By Fumes At School
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: With huge tumor gone, Haitian man faces life with new hope
WTAE-TV: Haitian Earthquake Survivor Has Successful Tumor Surgery
Washington Observer Reporter: Surgery in Pa. helps Haitian man
KDKA-TV: Haitian Teenager Returns Home After Life-Saving Surgery
Associated Press: Pa. man's aid to Haitian man gives life purpose
Pittsburgh Business Times: James Dickey, a partner in South Hills Eye Associates, invests in WPAHS outpatient center
WTOV-TV: Family Celebrates Heart Transplant This Valentine's Day
WTAE-TV: Couple Gets Stove Runaround After CO Scare
Peters Patch: New Baby Made Super Bowl Entrance
Pittsburgh Tribune Review Newsmaker: Dr. Don L. Fisher
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Running-related injuries in youths ages 6-18 are on rise
Highmark Foundation Grant Enables Chatham University Health Science Programs to Partner With West Penn Allegheny STAR Patient Simulation Center
Young Haitian returning home after Allegheny General Hospital doctors remove tumor
Western PA Guide To Good Health: Hospitalist Program Helps Physicians With 'Juggling' Act
Sewickley Patch: Blind Woman Continues Recovery After Being Struck By Car
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: West Penn names executive VP, general counsel
Pittsburgh Business Times: West Penn Allegheny Health System appoints Robert Brandfass as general counsel
Modern Healthcare: West Penn picks Brandfass for general counsel
Be a Heartsaver Saturday: West Penn Allegheny STAR hosting free, walk-in CPR classes all day
Sharon Herald: Doctor discusses stem cell research
Western PA Hospital News: Ed Dardanell Heart and Vascular Center Marks 500th Patient
Pittsburgh Tribune Review Newsmaker: Dr. Fotios Koumpouras
AOL Health: Study Debunks Need for Aggressive Breast Cancer Surgery
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Breast cancer treatment changing
Associated Press: Some breast cancer patients can skip node surgery
Western PA Hospital News: A Man Called Peter", a profile of AGH's Dr. Peter Jannetta
Pittsburgh Business Times: Judge again freezes WPAHS lawsuit
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Judge issues a stay in health-care lawsuit
WDUQ-FM: AGH Embarks Upon Head Injury Study
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Guidelines aim to clarify need for tonsillectomies
WTAE-TV: Women Suffering Heart Attack Often Don't Call For Help
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Allegheny General Hospital sets record with 31 heart transplants in 2010
Wireless Blood Pressure Sensor in Artery Significantly Reduces Heart Failure Hospitalizations, AGH Study Shows
Pittsburgh Business Times: James Dickey, a partner in South Hills Eye Associates, invests in WPAHS outpatient center
Allegheny General Hospital Heart Transplantation Program Surges in 2010
Canonsburg General Hospital Sponsors Cash Bash
Orthopaedic Institute Offers Education Sessions
Canonsburg General Hospital Offers Safe Sitter Classes
Basic First Aid Course Offered at Canonsburg General Hospital
Heart Saver CPR with AED Training at CGH
Grief and Loss Suppor Dinner at CGH
CGH Holds Driver Improvement Course
CGH Holds Driver Improvement Course
CGH Holds Driver an Improvement Course
CGH Holds Drivers an Improvement Course
New Pittsburgh Courier: Gateway Medical gives kids head start
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Stay granted in antitrust case against UPMC, Highmark
Pittsburgh Tribune Review Newsmaker: Dr. David S. Parda
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Tickers at risk for fans of team losing the Super Bowl
WDUQ-FM: Not Treating Some Breast Cancer May Be Okay
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Elderly woman decides it is her time to go
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: End-of-life programs help bring closure to patients, caregivers
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Pittsburgh hospital joins brain injury study
USA Today: Study: Super Bowl stress can be harmful to fans' hearts
Pittsburgh Magazine: Cool Tech in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Business Times: Lupus center names medical director
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: West Penn Allegheny medical school may be boon for region
January 2011
David S. Parda, MD, FACP, Named Chair of National Cancer Institute Review Board
Pittsburgh Business Times: New Nursing Director Named at AGH
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: AGH Names New Nursing Director
Internal Medicine News: Small Occult Metastases in Sentinel Nodes Don't Warrant Investigation
Chester County Daily News: Children's ear infections benefit from antibiotics
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Allergy treatment in tablet form seen as safe option
KDKA-TV: Staying Warm Will Be Difficult Task At Heinz Field
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Ice lands Pittsburghers in hospital
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Freezing rain means more hospital visits
Pittsburgh Business Times: Canonsburg General Hospital Names New Medical Staff
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: West Penn Allegheny asks to hasten conspiracy lawsuit
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: West Penn Allegheny asks to hasten conspiracy lawsuit
Pittsburgh Business Times: West Penn Allegheny's new medical school would be costly, but could help fill need
Pittsburgh Business Times: Court order reopens WPAHS lawsuit
KDKA-TV: New Pill Therapy May Reduce Allergy Symptoms
KDKA-TV: Statins for All? Study Says No
West Penn Allegheny Taps Leading UPMC Physician to Serve as Medical Director of Lupus Program
AGH, NSABP-led study Suggests Small Metastases Pose Minimal Risk for Patients With Sentinel Node Negative Breast Cancer
February Classes Offered at Destination Wellness
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: West Penn Allegheny plans four-year medical school
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: AGH Names New Nursing Director
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: 500th open heart surgery for center
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Monroeville man with big heart becomes Forbes Regional milestone patient
KDKA-TV: West Penn Allegheny To Form Medical School?
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: West Penn Allegheny medical school in works
KDKA-TV: Treating The Cold & Flu
KDKA-TV: Work Continues For Haitian Hospital With Pittsburgh Ties
KDKA-TV: Study Examines Anti-Inflammatories & Heart Risk
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Antibiotics best for battling ear infections, Pitt study says
Allegheny General Hospital Joins International Study to Determine if Progesterone Can Reduce Brain Damage and Death from Traumatic Brain Injury
Allegheny General Hospital Joins International Study to Determine if Progesterone Could Reduce Brain Damage and Death from Traumatic Brain Injury
AGH Center for Digestive Health Leads Drive for Gluten-Free Products at Local Food Banks
KDKA-TV: Health Headlines of 2010
Young Allergy Sufferers May Have New, Needle-Free Option For Allergic Immunotherapy, AGH Study Suggests
AKMC Welcomes New Occupational Medicine Specialists
AKMC Welcomes New Occupational Medicine Specialists
AKMC Physician Discusses Women and Heart Disease
AKMC Physicians Discuss the Thyroid Gland
Dr. Balash Discusses Traveling with Diabetes
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Coping with cancer, keeping it light
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: For those working out, more are seeking help of trainers
Medscape Today: Children Exposed to Domestic Violence Benefit From Trauma-Focused Therapy
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Death panels they are not (an Opinion Editorial)
Pittsburgh Tribune Review Newsmaker: Angela Costa
Dmitri Vassiliev, MD to Appear on Ask the Doctor
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Rostraver family's new daughter a speedy delivery
WTAE-TV: Special Delivery! Baby Born Early At Home To Surprised Parents
Hospital News of Western PA: AGH Opens Specialized Center to Treat Gastroparesis.
Hospital News of Western PA: Can Spirituality and Healthcare Coexist Peacefully?
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: New tonsillectomy guidelines call for fewer surgeries
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: WPAHS gets kudos from bariatric surgery group
Fitness Magazine: Warm Up to Winter Workouts
Ed Dardanell Heart and Vascular Center at Forbes Regional Hospital Marks 500th Open Heart Surgery Milestone
West Penn Allegheny Bariatric Surgery Program named a Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
KDKA-TV: Study: Driving With Cold Like Driving Drunk
Angela Costa Named Nursing Division Director at AGH
McKeesport Daily News: Highmark unveils plans for Forbes Regional
NPR: West Penn Hospital in Monroeville Gets $20 Million for Renovations
Monroeville Times Express: Forbes nurses give babies holiday beanies
Salt Lake City Standard Examiner: Resistance bands gain strong following, fitness experts say
WTAE-TV: West Penn Emergency Room To Shut Down Friday
KDKA-TV: West Penn Hospital Closes Emergency Room
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: West Penn Hospital employees mark closing of emergency room
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: It's not a myth: death rate spikes during the holidays
KDKA-TV: Food Allergies Spur Emergency Room Visits
Marilyn Brooks on Medicine (BLOG): Peripheral Nerve Blocks for Joint Surgery
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Low-vision technology experts look to region as testing ground
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Icy conditions wreak havoc
Canonsburg General Hospital Board of Directors Appoints Medical Staff Members
Philadelphia Inquirer: No deaths so far in Pa. mines in '10
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: East Hills girl, 10, hospitalized after Fentanyl overdose
The Sewickley Herald: Surgeon gives Quaker Valley students glimpse inside challenging career
KDKA-TV: Study: Hearing Loss On The Rise With Girls
AGH Study of Technology That Monitors Handwashing Compliance of Healthcare Professionals Receives Grant Support
CGH to Hold Grief and Loss Support Dinner
CGH Offers Diabetic Education Classes
Free Blood Pressure Screenings in Peters Township
Mutschler Orthopaedic Institute Staff to Offer Free Education Sessions
Canonsburg General Hospital Offers Pediatric CPR with AED
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