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The Fight Between Highmark And UPMC

KDKA Radio’s Rob Pratte talked with Joe Friedman, an attorney with Thorpe, Reed and Armstrong about the court case between Highmark and UPMC.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/05/2013

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Highmark Breaks Ground On North Hills Medical Mall

A one-stop shop medical mall is coming to the North Hills. Highmark announced on Thursday that it will construct an all-purpose medical facility off Perry Highway in Wexford.

12/13/2012

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Highmark Donates Toys, Clothing To Salvation Army For Christmas

Dozens of Allegheny County families will have presents under the tree this year thanks to donations from Highmark.

12/07/2012

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Organizers Gearing Up For First Night Pittsburgh

Promoted as the largest single day celebration in the region, First Night will feature more than one hundred acts performing in more than 50 locations throughout the Cultural District.

KDKA-TV–12/04/2012

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Judge Grants Injunction Against West Penn Allegheny In Favor Of Highmark

Allegheny County Judge Christine Ward has essentially ordered West Penn Allegheny Health System (WPAHS) to renew negotiations with Highmark, declaring that WPAHS cannot talk to any other possible suitor without breaching its original affiliation agreement.

11/09/2012

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What Will Happen Between Highmark And West Penn?

Rob Pratte sat down with attorney Joe Friedman from Throp, Reed and Armstrong — a law firm that deals with healthcare.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/27/2012

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Court Hearing Underway In Highmark-WPAHS Dispute

They were once partners, and both say they are open to partnering again. But on Thursday in court, West Penn Allegheny and Highmark accused each other of breaking the original deal that would have merged the hospital system with this region’s largest health insurer.

10/25/2012

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Wednesday’s KDKA Afternoon News: Sen. Toomey, Weather Update & More

To busy to catch the Wednesday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News? Maybe you want to hear that interview you enjoyed one more time? Well here’s a recap of Wednesday’s show.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/24/2012

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Protestors Want Highmark And WPAHS To Work Out Differences

Some say that a deal would make health care in the Pittsburgh area more competitive and lead to better patient care.

10/24/2012

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Analyst Discusses Possible Suitors For West Penn Allegheny

West Penn Allegheny says it needs a new partner and Highmark has filed a lawsuit to keep West Penn Allegheny from talking to anyone except Highmark. But until a judge issues an order agreeing with that request, West Penn Allegheny is free to look.

10/02/2012

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Highmark Files Restraining Order Against WPAHS

Late Monday, Highmark filed for a temporary restraining order to prevent WPAHS from starting affiliation discussions with any other groups.

10/01/2012

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Workers Concerned About Future Of West Penn Hospital

Despite the cancelled merger with Highmark, the West Penn Allegheny Health System said that it was here to stay. But it’s little consolation to its thousands of employees.

09/28/2012

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Where Does WPAHS Go From Here?

For many who have followed this dance between the local healthcare giants — it sometimes seems like we just keep going around in circles. But Friday’s announcement does carry some risks for those served by West Penn Allegheny — even if that risk is not yet measurable.

09/28/2012

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Proposed Deal To Merge WPAHS, Highmark Is Off

Officials with West Penn Allegheny Health System have announced that their proposed deal to merge with Highmark has been called off. WPAHS called a news conference this morning to make the major announcement.

09/28/2012

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