Foreign Suspect Indicted In UPMC Identity Theft Tax CaseA federal grand jury has indicted a foreign citizen in a conspiracy to file more than 900 phony federal tax returns seeking $2.2 million in refunds by using employee information stolen from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
State Wins Court Order In UPMC-Highmark Fight Over MedicareGov. Tom Wolf and Attorney General Kathleen Kane hailed a court decision Friday that they had sought in a bid to protect Medicare Advantage enrollees caught in the middle of a feud between two western Pennsylvania health care giants.
Gov. Wolf, AG Ask Court To Enforce UPMC, Highmark Consent DecreeGov. 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.
Cystic Fibrosis Patient Seeking Help From UPMCKatie Prager has cystic fibrosis and needs a double lung transplant to save her life. The problem: insurance won't pay for it.
Study Shows Later Start Time For Teens Improves Their PerformanceThe American Academy of Pediatrics says that the school bell should ring at 8:30AM for middle school and high school students. A later start to the day will produce higher G.P.A.'s for those students.
UPMC Says ID Theft Scam Affects All 62,000 WorkersThe University of Pittsburgh Medical Center says federal investigators now believe all 62,000 of the hospital network's employees have had their personal information accessed by identity thieves who have used information from about 800 workers to file bogus federal tax returns.
Experiment Tests Stem Cell Technique Using Material From PigsNick Clark's lower left leg was badly damaged in a skiing accident nearly 10 years ago.
New Device Could Help With Sleep Apnea There is potential for a new device that is similar to a pace maker that would help people with sleep apnea.
Husband To Waive Extradition In Wife's Cyanide Poisoning Death A defense attorney says a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher plans to waive extradition on charges of having fatally poisoned his neurologist wife with cyanide.
DA's Affidavit Lays Out Case Against Husband Accused In Cyanide PoisoningShortly after Dr. Autumn Klein died, investigators knew it was due to cyanide poisoning. The question is, why.
Medical Researcher Accused In Wife’s Death Arrested In W. Va.Dr. Robert Ferrante, a prominent UPMC researcher, was arrested Thursday evening by state police in West Virginia after his car was stopped when police executed a rolling traffic stop.
UPMC Taking Steps To Ban On-Duty Employees From SmokingThe University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is the area's largest health employer with more than 60,000 employees.