Tuesday marked the grand reopening of the West Penn Emergency Room in Bloomfield after a 14-month hiatus.
Valentine’s Day will mark the grand opening of the West Penn Emergency Room in Bloomfield, reopening its doors to patients after a 14-month hiatus.
Competition for health care is heating up in the eastern suburbs of Pittsburgh. Highmark and West Penn Allegheny Health System upped the ante on Wednesday when they announced upgrades at Forbes Regional Hospital.
Once outgoing Allegheny County Executive Dan Onorato leaves office, he will move into the private sector to work for Highmark. He’s taking criticism for the move.
The battling giants of UPMC and Highmark have barely been on speaking terms, but faced mounting pressure to resolve their differences from the governor and legislature which aim to take matters into their own hands.
There is more pressure for UPMC and Highmark to end their contract dispute. A bipartisan group of state lawmakers is pushing through legislation that could eventually force the two groups into binding arbitration, but the clock is ticking.
CEOs from Highmark and UPMC spoke to a state Senate committee in Oakland about ongoing contract talks. One purpose of the hearing was to discuss the process of separation between Highmark and UPMC.
Senior Vice President of Highmark, Dan O’Malley, spoke with NewsRadio 1020 KDKA host Rick Bergman on the company’s intentions and changes within the next months.
County Executive Dan Onorato is moving on. The KDKA Investigators have learned Onorato will be taking a job with Highmark.
Major upgrades are coming to West Penn Hospital. Officials announced the details during a news conference Wednesday morning.
The agreement between Highmark and West Penn Allegheny Health System includes reopening the emergency room at West Penn Hospital in Bloomfield.
Officials with the West Penn Allegheny Health System and Highmark have formally announced a deal in which the insurer will take over the hospital network.
Open enrollment starts this month and there’s a lot of changes in what you can choose. The problem is that no one is quite sure what the changes there are. The providers don’t know, the doctors don’t know, the human resource people don’t know- how are you supposed to know what to do?
KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to UPMC President and CEO Diane Holder.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Highmark Market President Dan O’Malley about how the Highmark/UPMC will affect your upcoming health decisions.
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