A young man in our area is only the sixth person in the Western Hemisphere to be a part of a trial aimed at helping people who become paralyzed from injuries.
Personal information, including names, birthdates and social security numbers for more than 2,000 UPMC patients have been compromised.
Gov. Tom Wolf and the state attorney general want the Commonwealth Court to force the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and rival Highmark Inc. to honor a consent decree and force the sparring medical giants into arbitration to settle lingering disputes.
On KDKA Radio Tuesday morning, Gov. Tom Wolf criticized UPMC for failing to pay its employees adequately, contrasting the salaries of the highest paid to the average at UPMC with what he paid his employees when he owned and operated a company.
Gov. Tom Wolf is criticizing the wages paid at UPMC, saying he wouldn’t treat his employees the way they treat theirs. Wolf joined “The KDKA Morning News” with Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about his comments.
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is threatening to terminate its Medicare contract with rival Highmark, which could cause about 180,000 seniors in western Pennsylvania to lose in-network access to UPMC hospitals and doctors next year.
Katie Prager has cystic fibrosis and needs a double lung transplant to save her life. The problem: insurance won’t pay for it.
A man was arrested after threatening people at UPMC Shadyside and then spraying a fire extinguisher around the hospital’s East Wing Patient Information area.
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center plans to partner with Pitt and Carnegie Mellon University to collect and analyze patient health care data and, hopefully, use that information to create ways to better treat some illnesses.
The Wolf administration says it will interpret last year’s consent agreement between Highmark and UPMC in a broader way than its predecessor.
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Police say a patient at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic has been charged with attacking an employee there, threatening to kill her.
By all accounts, the breach of Anthem, an Indianapolis-based Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance company, was stunning.