Hospitals Teaming Up To Start Not-For-Profit Drug Company To Combat Drugmakers' High PricesIn a Jan. 17 announcement by Intermountain Healthcare, the hospital network is teaming up with Ascension, SSM Health, and Trinity Health to combat rising prices of life-saving drugs.
Allegheny Health Network Asks To Be Removed From Pokémon Go LocationsAllegheny Health Network is putting a stop to Pokémon Go players wandering into their hospitals before things go too far.
Highmark Loses Hospitals' Lawsuit Over Reimbursement CutsA Western Pennsylvania health insurance giant will have to pay a dozen hospitals money that it withheld, a judge is ruling.
Wolf Administration Broadens Number Of Highmark Customers Eligible For UPMC CareThe Wolf administration says it will interpret last year's consent agreement between Highmark and UPMC in a broader way than its predecessor.
Health Insurers, Hospitals Vulnerable To Cyber Attack, Say ExpertsBy all accounts, the breach of Anthem, an Indianapolis-based Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance company, was stunning.
Politicians, Doctors Team Up To Prepare For EbolaAs the nation grapples with Ebola, Sen. Bob Casey teamed up with doctors and specialists from UPMC Presbyterian Hospital Friday morning to discuss how prepared we are.
Local Hospitals Say They're Prepared For Any Ebola Cases In Pittsburgh The death of Thomas Eric Duncan, from the Ebola virus he contracted in West Africa, has now led to the first transmitted case of Ebola in the United States, in a nurse who cared for Duncan at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.
Doctor Takes Closer Look At Unnecessary Surgeries In New BookDr. Paul Ruggieri released his new book, "The Cost of Cutting: A Surgeon Reveals the Truth Behind a Multibillion-Dollar Industry" this week where he exposes the hidden truths behind why surgery is so expensive.
Regulators, Highmark Spell Out Post-UPMC PlanOfficials with health insurer Highmark Inc. and the Pennsylvania Insurance Department have spelled out a plan for Highmark customers to continue using doctors from the rival University of Pittsburgh Medical Center once Highmark's provider agreement with UPMC ends Jan. 1.
Details Of UPMC, Highmark Split Made PublicUPMC has agreed to allow some Highmark insurance enrollees under certain conditions to continue using its doctors and facilities at in-network rates under a consent decree filed in court Friday after a long and bitter fight between the two western Pennsylvania health care giants.
UPMC, Highmark Reach Deal On Highmark Access To UPMC Facilities In 2015UPMC and Highmark have agreed to a transition plan, sources tell KDKA-TV money editor Jon Delano.
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