Being discharge from the hospital or rehab is normally a time of celebration, but a local family says their 15-year-old son – who was badly injured in a car accident last fall – is not medically ready to go home yet.
A Washington County teenager, who nearly died last October in a head-on crash, is expected to be released from a Children’s Hospital rehab center Thursday.
Allegheny County officials say they are sticking with Highmark as the health care provider for its employees.
In just nine months, Highmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield subscribers will lose low-cost access to UPMC doctors and facilities.
It was a meeting set weeks ago, but Wednesday’s discussion between Mayor Bill Peduto and UPMC’s CEO Jeffrey Romoff took on greater significance in the wake of demonstrations that shut down part of Grant Street this week.
Mayor Peduto and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald sit down to discuss the winter weather, ALCOSAN and the possibility of a new administration under Peduto.
Don’t look to the state legislature to solve the Highmark — UPMC dispute, say the state Senate’s top Republican and chair of its Insurance Committee.
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto was feeling the spirit of an Olympian today.
The Pittsburgh-based Allegheny Health Network plans to announce “a formal affiliation” between the seven-hospital network and the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center in Baltimore.
Meet 6-year-old Rex. He has a warm smile, but he’s facing huge challenges.
Two Pittsburgh-area lawmakers are speaking out about a direct mail and robocall campaign UPMC is waging against their bills that would require all large health systems in the state to accept insurance from any in-state company.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of “First Night” in Pittsburgh.
The third Thursday of November is Children’s Grief Awareness Day and it was intentionally established near the holidays. It’s a reminder that not everything is happy and joyous for kids who have lost loved ones.
After telling Americans they could keep their old health plans — only to find some policies cancelled because they failed to meet higher standards — President Obama tried to make amends on Thursday.
It seems like every week there is a new story about the affordable health care act, a new bill being proposed in Harrisburg, and the fight between UPMC and Highmark.