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Format: 04/23/2014
Format: 04/23/2014
October 2013
Allegheny Health Network Gynecologists Among First in U.S. to Earn Board Certification in Treatment of Women’s Pelvic Floor Disorders
Pittsburgh Business Times: Healthcare Hero: Dr. Alan Lantzy
MedPage Today: Largest AAP Meeting Also Most Diverse
KDKA-TV: Strokes Becoming More Common Among Young People
Scientific American, Yahoo News: For Diabetics, Healthy Habits Trump Medicine
Pioneering Surgical Facility Takes Heart Care to New Level at AGH
Pittsburgh Business Times: Healthcare Heroes: AngelHeart Bereavement Team
Pittsburgh Business Times: $11 million invested in Allegheny General Hospital upgrades
Pittsburgh Business Times: Healthcare Heroes William Belden and Robert Moraca
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Allegheny General Hospital debuts state-of-art suite for complex surgeries
KLJB-T: AGH Cardiovascular Team Explores Implantable Device Designed to Treat Congestive Heart Failure
AGH Cardiovascular Team Explores Implantable Device Designed to Treat Congestive Heart Failure
Allegheny Health Network’s LifeFlight Marks 35th Year
Johnstown Tribune Democrat: New area doctors add breast care expertise
WQED-TV: Lung Cancer, A Leading Killer of Women
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Nurses approve new contract at Allegheny General
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: AGH, nurses agree to two-year contract
KDKA-TV: New Drug Showing A Lot Of Promise In Fight Against Cholesterol
KDKA-TV: EpiPens Now Available In Schools In 27 States
Pittsburgh Tribune Review Newsmaker: Dr. Spyros Marinis
Pittsburgh Business Times: Four Pittsburgh-area hospitals try out new cardiac stents in trial
Washington Observer Reporter: Radioactive seeds help surgeons target small breast tumors
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: American Cancer Society, local hospitals offer free wigs to cancer patients
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Violence prevention starts at Pittsburgh hospital with gunshot victims
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Man pinned by asphalt roller expected to make full recovery
WQED-TV: Melanoma Treatments Advance, but Prevention Still Key
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Native American culture creates an alternative path to sobriety
MedPage Today: Methotrexate OK as Therapy for Retina Disorder
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Opinion Editorial: Make Pennsylvania's health systems truly compete
WQED-TV: Beating Ovarian Cancer
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Noninvasive breast disease divides cancer experts
New York Times: Out of Network, Out of Luck
Allegheny Health Network Cancer Specialists Urge Research into Individual Risk for Women with Noninvasive Breast Tumors
Pittsburgh Business Times: AGH doctors urge individualized approach
Canonsburg Hospital receives American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
MedPage Today: Nasal Cannula Matches CPAP for Preemies
KDKA-TV: For Depression: Counseling Or Acupuncture?
Allegheny Health Network Opens New Surgery Center in Monroeville
Johnstown Tribune Democrat: Ashville woman credits aunt for saving her life
Pittsburgh Tribune Review Newsmaker: Michael Tassotto, radiation oncology
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Allegheny Health Network announces new Monroeville trauma and surgery services
WESA-FM: Bills Forcing Highmark and UPMC to Open Networks Introduced
Pittsburgh Business Times: Highmark pursuing community focus
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Allegheny Health Network to open new facility in Monroeville
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Alle-Kiski hospitals, clinics in need of family doctors as number of insured rises
KDKA-TV: A New Breast Cancer Drug
Elwood City Ledger: Hats on the Catwalk at Allegheny General
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Forbes Regional Hospital in Monroeville opens Level II trauma center
September 2013
Consultant Magazine: Wheeze in Preschool Children
“Hats on the Catwalk,” a Celebration of Breast Cancer Survivorship, Comes to Allegheny General Hospital Oct. 15
“Hats on the Catwalk,” a Celebration of Breast Cancer Survivorship, Comes to Allegheny General Hospital Oct. 15
KDKA-TV: Art Exhibit Shuts Down After Causing Guests To Have Seizures
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Downtown Art Exhibit, Zee, Closed Indefinitely, Blamed for Causing Seizures
Pittsburgh Business Times: AGH nurses get contract update Thursday
General Surgery News: The DIN Around DCIS: Treat All Patients or Watch and Wait?
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Gathering celebrates the gluten-free life
KDKA-TV: Doctors Detail Steps To Keep Fall Allergies Under Control
Review of Studies Examining Impact of Inhaled Steroid Medications on Childhood Growth Patterns Raises Further Concern About Potential Side Effect of Common Asthma Treatment
Pittsburgh Tribune Review Newsmaker: Dr. Judith Balk, OBGYN
Pittsburgh Business Times: Concussion test inventor defends device
KDKA-TV: Doctors Warn Of Dangers Caused By Taking Too Much Tylenol
KABL-TV Minneapolis: Long-Term Impact of Common Childhood Asthma Treatment Needs More Extensive Study, Allegheny Health Network Physician Says
Pittsburgh Business Times: UPMC takes issue with concussion pilot
KDKA-TV: Asthma And Allergy Drugs: Do They Stunt Growth?
MobiHealthNews.com: Cleveland’s iPad concussion app heads to Pennsylvania provider
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Hospitals struggling with mental-health caseloads
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Using DBS to control hunger
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Benefit held today at North Park
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Local physician Bruce A. MacLeod to head Pennsylvania Medical Society
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Allegheny Health Network to use iPad app for concussion diagnosis
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Concussion diagnostic tool goes from hospital to sidelines
Allegheny Health Network Brings Innovative Concussion Evaluation and Management Technology to Western Pennsylvania
Beaver County Times: Allegheny Health Network encourages open access to health care organizations
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Ad battle rages between health care giants UPMC, Highmark
Consumer Electronics.com: Allegheny Health Network Introduces Innovative Concussion Evaluation, Management Technology
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Allegheny Health Network executives 'want action'
Pittsburgh Business Times: AHN testing athletes for concussions
WESA-FM: New Technology for Managing Concussions Being Used in Southwestern PA
KDKA-TV: Concussion App aids medical professionals in faster, better care
KDKA-TV: New Test May Better Predict Breast Cancer Recurrence
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: A newsmaker you should know: Mother honors daughter's spirit with 5K race
Pittsburgh Business Times: Allegheny Health Network backs 'any willing provider' bill
Erie Times News: 2 flu cases found in Erie County
Robinson Patch.Com: Allegheny Health Network Becomes Medical Provider for RMU Athletic Program
Beaver County Times: Allegheny Sports Medicine to provide care for RMU athletics
Allegheny Health Network Becomes Official Medical Provider for Robert Morris University Athletic Program
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: RMU teams with Allegheny Sports Medicine
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: RMU signs with Allegheny Sports Medicine as teams' health care provider
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Strengthening the spine
Autism Speaks Blog: Training in Autism Friendly Protocols Help to Improve ER Care
Pittsburgh Business Times: Highmark expands Joslin partnership for diabetes care
KDKA-TV: Breast Cancer Breakthrough Helps Minimize Surgeries
Allegheny General Hospital Celiac Center and Gluten Intolerance Group Celebrate Gluten Free Lifestyle
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Former star Arrington, North Hills hope to curb concussions with new football gear
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Hunt on for health act navigators in Pittsburgh region
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Health secretary compares Care Act to civil rights fight
National Integrative Medicine Consortium Names Allegheny Health Network Gynecologist Judith Balk, MD, MPH, to Leadership Role
KDKA-TV: Emergency Rooms Filling With School Children
KDKA-TV: Health Secretary In Pittsburgh To Promote Health Care For Uninsured
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Hospital opens beds to online addicts
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Biking: New heart provides new hope
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Age can’t sway some from chasing their dreams
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Health care trend here echoes nation's
US Gold Medalist Swimmer Eric Shanteau Helps Fellow Pittsburgh-Area Cancer Survivors Along ‘Healing Journey’
Business Wire: MedLogic's Innovative New Technology Offers Real Solutions for Athletes with Brain Injuries
KDKA-TV: Personalized Treatment For Ovarian Cancer Has Positive Results
WESA-FM: With Community Violence, Post-Traumatic Stress Can Be A Hidden Wound
KDKA-TV: Is It Wise To Have Wisdom Teeth Pulled?
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Page One): Post-cancer fertility at forefront for women
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Autism experts help ease ER trips
August 2013
Med Page Today: Novel Oral Agent Improves Pulmonary HTN
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Newsmaker: Dr. Richard Daffner, radiology
Meadville Tribune: Meadville area firm's worker in critical condition after construction accident
KDKA-TV: Doctor Offers Advice To Allergy Sufferers As Ragweed Approaches Its Peak
Teamsters, Iron Workers Join in Fourth Annual Motorcycle Run Saturday at North Park, Supporting Breast Cancer Treatment, Research at Allegheny General Hospital
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Manual gives emergency crews autism training
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Genetic findings bring new hope, outlook on epilepsy treatment
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Test analyzes chemotherapy effectiveness for ovarian cancer
Advance for Nurses: Forbes Earns Level II Trauma Center Accreditation
KDKA-TV: New Procedure at AGH Used To Treat A-Fib Patients
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Success of Pittsburgh VA Healthcare System liver transplant program reveals faults in system
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Monongahela Valley Hospital staff gets burn training
KDKA-TV: New Study Details Triggers Of Desk Rage
KDKA-TV: Study: Short-Term Back Pain Could Signal Problems Down The Road
KDKA-TV: Teamwork Saves Man With Heart Attack At Work
Allegheny Health Network Physician, IUP Researchers, Produce Training Materials for Emergency Medical Personnel on Treating Patients with Autism
KDKA-TV: Is It Too Early For Flu Shots?
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Flu shots now available in August
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Experts: No need to delay flu shots
WESA-FM: Hypertension High Among Allegheny County African Americans, But It's Treatable
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Older moms are becoming increasingly common
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Western Pennsylvania hospital readmission rates are improving
Pittsburgh Business Times: Allegheny Health Network, RMU ink sports-medicine deal
KDKA-TV: Special Practice Gear Keeps Proper Football Tackling On Target
North Hills Patch.com: North Hills Football Team Only In Area Using Concussion Prevention Jerseys
KDKA-TV and KDKA-AM: Should Allergy Drug Nasacort Be Over-the-Counter?
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Back to school gear: Cleveland firm pitches bulletproof backpacks
New Pittsburgh Courier: Venus Williams diagnosed with Sjogrens, local woman heads awareness campaign
KDKA-TV: Outpatient Hip Surgery Giving Patients Option To Recover In Home Environment
WESA-FM: Through a Bike Trip, Heart Transplant Recipient Promotes Organ Donation
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Hypertension takes its toll on college football players
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Study confirms High blood pressure disparity in African-Americans
Pittsburgh Business Times: JRMC recognized for heart attack care
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Summer presents danger of poisonous snakebite in Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Allegheny Health Network team uses new method to detect breast cancer, minimize discomfort
Allegheny Health Network Doctors Use Radioactive Seeds to Help Surgeons Target Small Breast Tumors
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: North Hills Community Outreach expands presence in Bellevue facility
Forbes Regional Hospital Receives Accreditation to Become Pittsburgh’s Newest Trauma Center
West Penn Hospital Gives Breastfeeding Moms a Boost
Pittsburgh Business Times: Forbes gets trauma accreditation
KDKA-TV: Forbes Hospital Receives Level 2 Trauma Center Accreditation
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Forbes Regional gains Level II trauma center approval
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Forbes Regional Hospital gets new trauma center designation
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: HPV vaccine effective but grossly underutilized
WPXI-TV: LifeVest saves Ford City man’s life on back-to-back days
Pittsburgh Healthcare Report: Allegheny Health Network Allergist Testifies Before FDA, Opposing Over-the-Counter Sales of Inhaled Nasal Corticosteroids for Adults and Children With Allergies
PRWeb Newswire: Allegheny Health Network Allergist Opposes OTC Sales of Corticosteroids in FDA Testimony, Citing Safety Concerns
July 2013
Pine Richland Patch.com: Check Out The Progress on the Highmark Medical Mall in Pine
Allegheny Health Network Allergist Gives FDA Testimony on OTC Steroids
West Penn Burn Center Earns Sixth Verification from American Burn Association and American College of Surgeons
Erie Times News: Saint Vincent Hospital unveils new mobile medical unit
Pittsburgh Business Times: WPAHS losses balloon in audit
WESA-FM: Pittsburgh Physicians Conduct Asthma Research
Allegheny Health Network Recruits Hand & Upper Extremity Specialists
Post-Gazette Business Page Briefs: WPAHS cuts some exec jobs
KDKA-TV: Clinical Trial Takes New Approach To Carotid Stenting
WESA-FM: New Research Helps Find Most Effective Chemotheraphy for Ovarian Cancer
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: We shrink as we age, but there are ways to avoid it
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Phones, social media posts make us afraid we’re missing out on something
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Physicians join Allegheny Valley and Canonsburg medical staffs
PRNewswire: Highmark Health Services forms Accountable Care Alliance to improve care and health outcomes for Western Pennsylvania residents
Allegheny Health Network Physicians Study Link Between High Levels of Air Pollution and Severe Asthma Attacks in Pittsburgh
Four Allegheny Health Network Hospitals Lauded by U.S. News for Patient Care Quality, Outcomes
Valley News Dispatch: Hospital prices for procedures vary in Valley
Star Tribune (MN): Pencil in that due date: Royal baby's birth is anyone's guess
Research by Allegheny Health Network Physician Finds Test Developed Locally Accurately Predicts Women’s Response to Platinum-Based Ovarian Cancer Treatment
KDKA-TV: Doctors Working On Revolutionary Treatment For Heartburn
Pittsburgh Business Times: Value of Precision’s Test Show, featuring Dr. Thomas Krivak, gynecologic oncology
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review/McKeesport Daily News: Allegheny Health Network unveils new brand logo in Jefferson Hills
Peters Patch: Canonsburg General Hospital adds new doctors to staff,
Allegheny Health Network launches brand identity for the nation’s newest integrated healthcare delivery system
Pittsburgh Business Times: Allegheny Health Network kicks off branding campaign
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Martial arts workout touted as packing a punch
Pittsburgh Business Times: Allegheny Health Network kicks off branding campaign
KDKA-TV: Got Breast Milk? Milk banks offer help to women who can’t breastfeed
WESA-FM: First of its kind study to examine how brain aneurysms work through tissue
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Newsmaker: Dr. Donald Wilfong, West Penn Hospital
Allegheny General Hospital Neurosurgeon Receives NIH Grant for Brain Aneurysm Research
Allegheny General Hospital Neurosurgeon Receives NIH Grant for Brain Aneurysm Research
West Penn Hospital CEO Receives EMS Champion Award
June 2013
Pittsburgh Business TImes: AGH takes heart surgeries in new direction
WTAE-TV: Outpatient hip replacement now a reality
Carnegie Mellon University, Highmark and Allegheny Health Network AnnounceCreation of New Dynamic Disruptive Health Technology Institute
Healthcanal: Allegheny Health Network Surgeons Offer New Treatment for Reflux Disease
Canonsburg General Hospital To Receive Donation from Northwest Charitable Foundation
Canonsburg General Hospital Welcomes Breast Oncology Surgeon
Canonsburg General Hospital Welcomes Urogynecologist
Canonsburg General Hospital Welcomes Gynecologist Specializing in Midlife Transition
Allegheny Health Network Surgeons Offer New Treatment for Reflux Disease
Canonsburg General Hospital Welcomes Physician to Obstetrics and Gynecology
Canonsburg General Hospital Welcomes Neurosurgeon
Pittsburgh Business Times: Highmark commits $11 million to CMU
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Highmark, CMU team to cut medical costs, improve care
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:Highmark, CMU announce details of health collaboration
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Doctors group tells Excela Health board of trustees it wants to maintain independence
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Preparing healthy food takes away exercise time, study reports
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: AGH is looking for a way to make pacemakers and MRIs compatible
Toledo Blade: Healthy eating often takes a bite out of exercise
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: UPMC’s campaign rings hollow
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Chesney fans hail by land and boat
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Western Pa. health titans battle over tens of thousands of patients
Pittsburgh Business Times: Highmark to announce CMU partnership
Hot Weather Poses Health Risks to Seniors, Children
WPXI-TV: Lyme Disease Warning
Pittsburgh Business Times: Organizations seek to fill rehab bed need
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Medical circles digest the upshot of obesity classification
KDKA-TV: Hospitals Now Getting Stroke Center Designations
Scripps Howard News: Calling obesity a disease could affect health insurance
Allegheny Health Network Nurse Receives Trauma Prevention Award
Healthline: Deep Brain Stimulation Resets Metabolism in Morbidly Obese Patients
Yahoo Health: Deep Brain Stimulation Resets Metabolism in Morbidly Obese Patients
WESA-FM: Breakthrough in Breast Cancer Prevention and Treatment
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: A new blood test detects colorectal cancer
KDKA-TV: New Study Explores Causes of Menopause
WPXI-TV: New spine stimulator allows man to live without back pain
Newly Identified Genetic Markers May Predict Who Will Respond to Breast Cancer Prevention Therapy, AGH Researchers Find
WTAE-TV: Deep brain stimulation could change eating behaviors
US News and World Report: Deep Brain Stimulation Studied as Last-Ditch Obesity Treatment
KDKA-TV: Genes Providing Clues As To Whether Breast Cancer Prevention Drugs Will Work
WPXI-TV: Study at AGH finds markers predict response to breast cancer treatment
CBS Baltimore: Flat Feet More Common Than You Might Think
New Barrett’s Esophagus Treatment Tested in West Penn Allegheny Clinical Trial
MedPage Today: Overweight Women Risk Delivering Baby Early
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Local firefighters will visit West Penn Burn Center ‘campers' today
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Pittsburgh's neonatal intensive care units struggle with nutrient shortages
Wheeling Intelligencer: Preemie Mothers Start New Support Organization
West Penn Burn Center’s Annual Summer Camp Begins 27th Year
Upper St. Clair Patch.com (opinion piece): Canonsburg General Hospital - A Health Care Facility that Delivers!
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Canonsburg Ambulance Service Receives Animal Oxygen Masks
West Penn Allegheny Nutritionists Tout Health Benefits of Outdoor Grilling
KDKA-TV: Varicose Vein Removal Now Made Easier
PR Newswire: Lupus Foundation of America Grants Lupus Research Fellowships and Career Development Award
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Breast cancer treatment by AGH ‘gold standard’
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Less-invasive breast cancer treatment as effective as underarm lymph node removal, study finds
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Health pros skeptical about hospital infection advice
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Less-invasive breast cancer treatment as effective as underarm lymph node removal, study finds
Ten-Year Follow-Up by AGH Doctors Confirms Effectiveness of Less-Invasive Surgery for Women With Early Stage Breast Cancer
KDKA-TV: Sentinel Node Surgery Is Safe And Effective
Western PA Healthcare News: Ten-Year Follow-Up by AGH Doctors Confirms Effectiveness of Less-Invasive Surgery for Women With Early Stage Breast Cancer
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Allegheny Valley Hospital is sponsoring a skin cancer screening
WPXI-TV: New robotic surgery at AGH used to treat early-stage lung cancer
May 2013
West Penn Allegheny Health System Expert Addresses the Impact of Rheumatoid Arthritis on Pennsylvania’s Work Force
Pittsburgh Healthcare Report: West Penn Allegheny Health System Expert Addresses the Impact of Rheumatoid Arthritis on Pennsylvania’s Work Force
Allegheny General Hospital Cardiovascular Team Introduces New MRI Capability for Patients with Pacemakers, Implantable Defibrillators
KDKA-TV Sunday Business Page: Rise of the Allegheny Health Network
West Penn Allegheny Health System Physicians Pinpoint Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) as a Factor That May Cause Chronic Cough
West Penn Allegheny Appoints Ahmed E. Badr, MD, to Chair Anesthesiology Department
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Highmark working out how to keep care at local hospitals
WTAE-TV: Allegheny General Hospital tests dissolving heart stent
KDKA-TV: Teen Hit By Lightning On Road To Recovery
WTAE-TV: Pittsburgh veterans get free ride to National World War II Memorial
The Almanac: Stroke group focuses on brain injury recovery
NBC News online: Allegheny General Hospital tests dissolving heart stent
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Diabetic foot problems are one of the most serious complications of the disease
Pittsburgh Business Times: WPAHS names Badr anesthesiology chair
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: New stent dissolves inside body
AGH Cardiovascular Institute Becomes Exclusive Pittsburgh Site for Study of Novel Coronary Artery Disease Device
Pittsburgh Business Times: Allegheny General picked for cardio study
KDKA-TV: New Treatment To Ward Off Heartburn
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Coaches go to bat for Pitch for Hope
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Can too little stimulation lead to flabby mental function?
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Pittsburgh-area woman made similar decision long before Jolie
WQED-TV: Infant Sleep Apnea
Pirates to Host Women's Baseball Clinic at PNC Park
KDKA-TV: More Young People Turning To Surgery For Hip Pain Relief
KDKA-TV: Medical Malls Gaining Popularity In Western Pa.
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Last-resort bariatric surgery has the ability to improve lives
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Belle Vernon mom savors each day despite uncertain future
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: AGH's 'Hearts in the Park Walk' kicks off this morning
AGH Walk To Raise Heart Disease Awareness, Funds for Research
North Allegheny Patch.com: Heart Screenings Could Provide Earlier Detection in Young Athletes
UPI: DNA testing confirms Castro is father of hostage's 6-year-old girl
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: New knees give Peters man a photographic opportunity
Allegheny General Hospital’s Dr. Anthony Mannarino Raises Awareness of Teen/Young Adult Mental Health Issues With U.S. Congress, Senators
MedPage Today: Tailored Hydration Works in Cath Lab
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Hospitals' Charges Can Vary Greatly for Similar Services
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Auditor general threatens UPMC over dispute with Highmark
New York Times: Emotional Recovery Seen Possible for Victims of Prolonged Abuse
PR Web Newswire: West Penn Allegheny Health System is First in Pennsylvania to Perform Groundbreaking Minimally-Invasive Procedure for Swallowing Disorder
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Experts: Air pollution still makes Pittsburgh area a riskier place to live
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Heart catheterization labs reopen at West Penn Hospital as part of $9M renovation project
Pittsburgh Business Times: Bloomfield cardiovascular facility opens May 13
West Penn Hospital unveils cardiovascular institute in Bloomfield today
West Penn Allegheny Health System is First in Pennsylvania to Perform Groundbreaking Minimally-Invasive Procedure for Swallowing Disorder
USA Today: Kids resilient but need support, Cleveland case shows
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Runners prefer outdoor workouts to ‘dreadmill’
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Highmark deal to infuse Forbes with $20 million of improvements
New Pittsburgh Courier: Highmark chief keynotes Chamber business luncheon
Advanced Cardiovascular Care Resumes at West Penn Hospital
AVH Offers AARP Drivers' Safety Two-Day Option
AVH Offers AARP Drivers' Safety One Day Class
AVH Offers Medicare Overview
AVH Offers Reiki for Stress Management
Experts: Air pollution still makes Pittsburgh area a riskier place to live
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:Pittsburgh summit explores health effects of air pollution
WESA-FM: Summit assesses overall health effects of Pittsburgh air quality
KDKA-TV: Pittsburgh’s asthma epidemic
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Highmark's Allegheny Health Network: The birth of a new health system
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Patients add meditation to treatment plans
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Study offers hope for allergy sufferers that don’t like shots in doctor’s office
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Injured motorcyclist eager to be fitted for prosthetic arm and leg
Carlow University Students Help Fight Breast Cancer with Donation to AGH Cancer Center
Pittsburgh Magazine Best Doctors Issue: 8 Incredible Medical Stories
Pittsburgh Business Times: People & Awards: AGH, FRH Recognized by AHA for Stroke, Heart Failure Capabilities
85 West Penn Allegheny Health System Doctors Named Region’s Best By Pittsburgh Magazine
New Treatments, Diagnostic Methods, on Horizon for Children With Allergic Rhinitis
April 2013
Yahoo News: New Treatments, Diagnostic Methods, on Horizon for Children With Allergic Rhinitis
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Allegheny Health Network CEO ‘unbelievably qualified’
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Allegheny Health Network is name of new Highmark-West Penn Allegheny system
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: West Penn Allegheny to name new CEO -- John Paul
Regional Summit on Air Quality and Health to Address Pollution’s Toll on the Pittsburgh Region
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Pennsylvania approves Highmark-West Penn Allegheny Health System merger
KDKA-TV: New Technology Could Be Used For Knee Replacement Therapy
Reuters: Highmark closes $604 mln buyout of West Penn Allegheny bondholders
Pittsburgh Business Times: John Paul to lead Allegheny Health Network
Pittsburgh Business Times: Done deal: Highmark-WPAHS deal OKd
KDKA-TV: Organ Donor Families Meet Transplant Recipients
KDKA-TV: 1 Dead, Several Injured After Train And Bus Collide In Evans City
Allegheny General Hospital Becomes Region’s First Joint Commission Designated Comprehensive Stroke Center
Allegheny General Hospital Becomes Region’s First Joint Commission Designated Comprehensive Stroke Center
KDKA-TV: Fighting Vs. Fueling Allergies With Food
KDKA-TV: Helmet Laws Debated As Motorcycle Deaths Go Up
Washington Observer Reporter: Hospital wants to raise awareness of diabetes
WQED-TV: Infant Mortality in Western PA
KDKA-TV: Tick Season Approaches, Lyme Disease On The Rise
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: The perils of gel manicures, is cancer a risk?
Srinivas Murali, MD, FACC, Named Governor of the Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the American College of Cardiology
WTAE-TV: Knee replacements growing trend among younger population
WQED-TV: Gun Violence in Pittsburgh and its Victims
MedCity News: “Biologically active putty” under development could help bone fractures heal quicker
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Friends of Forbes Hospice Fashion Show
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Memories of 9/11 come racing back to doctor
WTAE-TV and WPXI-TV: Pittsburgh surgeon gives insight into treating traumatic injuries at Boston Marathon
MedPage Today: Ultrasound Waves and Cells May Help in CHF
Becker’s Hospital Review: 49 Hospitals With the Lowest Postoperative Blood Clot Rates
WTAE-TV and WPXI-TV: Pittsburgh surgeon gives insight into treating traumatic injuries at Boston Marathon
WTAE-TV: Ear Bud Emergency
AGH Events Celebrate National Donate Life Month
Washington Observer-Reporter: Spring is prime allergy season
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Five robot arms lead to less invasive surgery at Monroeville's Forbes Regional
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Yoga’s physical, mental benefits touted
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Allegheny General Hospital Auxiliary Gala held at the Westin Convention Center
Whirl Magazine: AGH Home Buyers' Program Helps Employees
Newswire: Electrical Stimulation Could Zap the Need for Physical Therapy Following Knee Replacement
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Obituary: Edward L. Dardanell / Newspaper publisher who helped form Forbes Regional Hospital
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Businessman’s vast efforts enriched region
Titusville Herald: Local woman recovering from double leg amputation following motorcycle accident
WPXI-TV: Man receives honor after risky surgery
Pittsburgh Business Times: Highmark acquires Triangle Urology
AARP The Magazine: Lessons From America's Safest Hospitals
WTAE-TV: Grandma who lost legs defies odds with positive outlook
KDKA-TV: New Procedure To Pierce, Destroy Fibroids Giving Sufferers Relief
WESA-FM: Electrical Stimulation Could Zap the Need for Some Physical Therapy
Psychiatry Online: Study of Trauma Treatment in Children Proves Controversial
Electrical Stimulation Could Zap the Need for Post-Surgical Physical Therapy
Fly Me to the Moon, A Retro 60s Supper Club-Theme AGH Auxiliary Gala April 6 to Raise Funds for New Epilepsy Treatment Program
Pittsburgh Healthcare Report: Electrical Stimulation Could Zap the Need for Post-Surgical Physical Therapy
Allegheny General Hospital receives Get With The Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Highmark adds 10 doctors; total tops 150
March 2013
Local Surgeon to Lead West Penn Allegheny Health System Division of Colorectal Surgery
National Pancreas Foundation Honors AGH Gastroenterologist Abhijit Kulkarni, MD
Western Pennsylvania Cancer Institute to Honor Rich Walsh and Family for Helping Improve the Lives of Hematological Cancer Patients and Their Families
WPXI-TV: Hope and a Cure
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Electric stimulation may help with joint replacement
KDKA-TV: New Study Finds Link Between Vitamin D And Fibroids
Robotic Surgery at Forbes Regional Hospital Advances Healthcare in the Eastern Suburbs
Washington Observer Reporter: Chemotherapy after breast cancer recurrance increases survival rates
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Hampton heart recipient educates others
Washington Observer Reporter: Robotic surgery at AGH offers patients with lung cancer new treatment
WPXI-TV: New technology at West Penn saves local newborn’s life
ABC National News: Psychiatry 'Bible' DSM-5 Will Add PTSD for Preschoolers
Allegheny General Hospital is First in the Region to Offer New, Minimally-Invasive Heart Valve Replacement Technique
Western PA Guide to Good Health: Allegheny General Hospital Pioneers Innovative Spine Imaging Technology
Concussion Management Program for Youth Sports Offered
West Penn Allegheny Health System and Super Bowl Champ Kendall Simmons Make Local Diabetes Awareness Blitz
KDKA-TV: Local Doctor Weighs In On Pope’s Partial Lung
KDKA-TV: Study Finds Postpartum Anxiety Common Following Childbirth
Pittsburgh Quarterly Magazine: The cholesterol conundrum
KDKA-TV: Pap Tests Could Help Detect Uterine, Ovarian Cancers
KDKA-TV and Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Kidney disease death rate soars among Americans
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Stressed Out: Health care system comes up short in responding to need for early treatment
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: AGH hosts kidney symposium today
World Kidney Day Symposium At AGH Brings Attention to Disease That Afflicts 26 Million People in U.S.
KDKA-TV: New Study Looks At Seasons & Cholesterol Levels
KDKA-TV: Researchers Study Possible Connection Between Minor Head Blows, Autoimmune Disease
Pittsburgh Business Times: Health care delivery paradigm crumbling
KDKA Radio: Controversy Brewing Over Performing CPR
KDKA-TV: Cases Of Type 2 Diabetes Being Misdiagnosed Rising
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Boomers live longer, but sicker, than parents
WESA-FM: Allegheny Valley Hospital Program Reduces Readmissions
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Opinion Editorial: Want choice?
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Berries a heart-healthy habit
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Reducing the risk of falls
Allegheny Valley Hospital Establishes High-Risk Care Team to Reduce Patient Readmissions, Improve Quality
Spry Living Magazine: Allergy Shots: Soon to Be a Thing of the Past?
Pittsburgh Business Times: Allegheny Valley Hospital uses teamwork in fight against readmissions
February 2013
WTAE-TV: Allegheny General Hospital study finds alternative to allergy shots
Allegheny General Hospital Pioneers Innovative Spine Imaging Technology
MedPage Today: Advanced Breast Cancer Now More Common in Younger Women
KDKA-TV: Skip Allergy Shots With New Alternative Treatment
Every Day Health.com: Breast Cancer on the Rise Among Younger American Women
Oral Immunotherapy Is a Safe, Effective Alternative to Allergy Shots for Ragweed Sufferers
Oral Immunotherapy Is a Safe, Effective Alternative to Allergy Shots for Ragweed Sufferers
KDKA-TV: New Pictures In Motion Technique Helping Back Pain Sufferers
Baltimore Sun: Doctors revise child ear infection treatment
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: No-shows cost health care system billions
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Does science know how to treat traumatized children?
Yahoo News: Allegheny General Hospital Heart Specialists Offer Pioneering New Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Allegheny General Hospital tests ‘bridge’ artificial heart
North Allegheny Patch.com: Wexford Doctor to Lead Emergency Medicine Research at WPAHS
Sioux City Journal: Bullying among seniors tied to inhibition, loss of independence
Arvind Venkat, MD, FACEP to Lead Emergency Medicine Research at West Penn Allegheny Health System
AGH Heart Specialists Offer Pioneering New Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Explosion of Western Pennsylvania flu cases blamed on vaccine ‘mismatch’
KDKA-TV: Bunion Cases Growing In Younger Patients
Healthcanal.com: AGH Heart Specialists Offer Pioneering New Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation
The Advisory Group: Healthgrades IDs the nation's 'Best Hospitals'
Healthcare IT News: Healthgrades names 2013's top hospitals
The Almanac: Canonsburg General Hospital adds two new cardiologists
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: 2 Highmark acquisitions get initial OK
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Orphan's Court approves Highmark-WPAHS deal
Pittsburgh Business Times: Jennifer Bruce puts team first, whether on court or as nurse
West Penn Hospital Celebrates One Year Anniversary of Rebirth as Full Service Provider
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Forbes Regional and UPMC East stake their claims in Monroeville
Washington Observer-Reporter: Hospitals team up for heart health initiative
AVH Receives Patient Navigator Grant
KDKA-TV: Doctors Seeing Rise in Cyberchondria Sufferers
Free Healthy Heart Event on February 28th
Pittsburgh Tribune Review Newsmaker: Dr. Ronald V. Pellegrini, cardiothoracic surgery
MedSim Magazine: STAR Center Receives Grant for Surgical & EMS Simulation
USA Today: How best to treat traumatized kids? Research not clear
Western PA Guide to Good Health: West Penn Allegheny Physicians, patients speak out on need for greater awareness of women’s heart risks
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Dr. Ronald Pellegrini Wins AHA Award
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Bacteria inside us studied as key to health
Western PA Guide to Good Health: Forbes Regional Hospital Starts Advanced Robotic Heart Surgery Program
AgingWell Magazine: CardioFit Device Shows Promise in Treating Heart Failure
Noted Forbes Regional Hospital Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Ronald V. Pellegrini, Receives AHA Peter J. Safar Pulse of Pittsburgh Award
West Penn Allegheny’s STAR Center Hosts Free, Walk-In Heartsaver CPR Classes All Day Saturday
WTAE-TV: Asthma rates high among children in Pittsburgh-area communities
Scripps Howard: Unsightly varicose veins may require medical attention
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Unjustified fear of injury keeps some off slopes
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Mental training can help firefighters and others cope with stressful jobs
Beaver County Times: Boy's burns, family's scars starting to heal
January 2013
West Penn Allegheny Goes Red for Women in Heart Health Month
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: ‘Patient’ community leader takes Brother’s reins
WPXI-TV: Study: Lumpectomies best mastectomies for survival in early-stage breast cancer patients
US News and World Report: Chronic Heartburn Could Spur Asthma in Some Patients
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Surgery simulation programs gets $350,000 grant
Fly Me to the Moon: A Gala to Benefit Allegheny General Hospital
West Penn Allegheny Health System STAR Center Receives Grant to Expand Programs in Surgical Simulation and Emergency Medical Services
Washington Observer Reporter: Worst of flu season behind us?
NFL Network: The Art of the Comeback
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Unsightly varicose veins may require medical attention
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Loss of independence and inhibition among factors that lead to bullying among senior citizens
WPXI-TV: Tandem Heart -- A Life Saving Device
HealthDay: Chronic Heartburn Could Spur Asthma in Some Patients
PNC Foundation Grant Helps Support Employee Home Ownership Program at Allegheny General Hospital
WPXI-TV: Study Suggests Diets Rich in Berries Prevents Heart Disease in Women
KDKA-TV: New Stomach Bug Strain Moving Into United States
KDKA-TV: Dangerous Flu Season Causing Medication Overdose Worries
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: All paths lead to medicine for Cecil man
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: A newsmaker you should know: Team helps parents deal with loss of a baby
WTAE-TV: Cold weather health concerns
WTAE-TV: Cold weather health concerns
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Baldwin students observe open heart surgery
Study by West Penn Allegheny Surgeons Points to Reflux Disease as Cause of Adult-Onset Asthma
WTAE-TV: Acid Reflux the Cause of Adult-Onset Asthma
KDKA-TV: Myth Or Fact: Doctor Shares Tips For Staying Warm
KDKA-TV: Study Shows Acid Reflux Can Cause Adult Asthma
NBC Nightly News: Game change: Brain scans offer new view of NFL concussions
AVH's Destination Wellness Offers February Classes
AVH Offers AARP Drivers' Safety
AVH Expert Discusses Making Menopause Manageable
Margaret Meals MD Appointed as Night House Officer at AVH
WTAE-TV: Cold weather health concerns
WESA-FM: Forbes Regional Launches Robotic Heart Surgery Program
Pittsburgh Business Times: Allegheny General Hospital doctors putting radiation in new light
Pittsburgh Business Times: WPAHS's biggest challenge now: filling beds
KDKA-TV: Several Viruses, Not Just Flu, Making People Sick
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Highmark to pay off WPAHS debt in $726 million bond deal
Highmark, West Penn Allegheny Health System (WPAHS) and WPAHS bondholder representatives reach an agreement that positions the health system for financial stability
Reuters: Highmark to buy Pittsburgh health system, cash to bondholders
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Nursing homes hit hard by ‘nightmare’ flu season
Bloomberg News: Highmark to Buy West Penn Allegheny Junk Debt at 12.5% Discount
Modern Healthcare: Highmark reaches deal with major West Penn bondholders
WPXI-TV: New Study Shows Energy Drinks Causing More Emergency Department Visits
The Almanac: Canonsburg General Hospital doctor comes full circle
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: The rules change during flu season
Give Your Loved Ones a Great Valentine's Day Gift - Learn CPR
AVH Offers Low Vision Rehabilitation Lecture
AGH Named One of Country’s Top 100 Heart Programs
Valley News Dispatch: Flu, flu-like illnesses sweep through Valley
West Penn Hospital to Offer Community Health and Wellness Classes
AVH Physician Lecture on Cryotherapy and Prostate Cancer
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: West Penn, Forbes Regional Offer Seminars for Moms, Women
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Death rates for most major cancers decline slightly
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: The time's right for choosing a health club membership
Washington Observer Reporter: Flu outbreak seen in Southwestern Pennsylvania
KDKA-TV: Respiratory Illness Runs Rampant
Pittsburgh Tribune Review Newsmaker: Dr. Michael White, plastic surgery
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Family caregivers get help from training program in Mt. Lebanon
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Knitting groups create baby hats to help grieving parents
Becker’s Hospital Review: 100 Hospitals With Great Heart Programs
KDKA-TV and KDKA-AM: Local Doctor Discusses Hillary Clinton’s Condition
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