The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has claimed over 700 lives. Should we be worried about virus reaching the United States?
Organizers say 25 protesters have been arrested during a demonstration for a labor union and higher employee wages at the regional health care giant, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
The City of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center have dropped opposing lawsuits over the hospital network’s nonprofit status.
What a local doctor does after he delivers a baby is attracting attention across the nation.
David Holmberg has been Highmark’s CEO for just eight weeks. And the region’s largest insurance company — that now provides health services through its Allegheny Health Network — has been embroiled with UPMC.
At menopause, typically around age 50, the ovaries shut down and a woman’s hormones change.
They race through the deserts and over the mountains, on a course that takes them from California to Maryland.
It’s often said that the easiest place to get sick is in a hospital. But UPMC Passavant now has new technology that can take on the toughest germs and bacteria.
The reasons for eating a healthy diet are obvious but have you ever thought about the relationship your diet has to cancer? One doctor think there is a strong link and hopes that people change their minds about that link in the next few years.
Dr. Colin Champ, Assistant Professor in the department of radiation oncology at UPMC joined The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about the link between nutrition and cancer.
No more smoking for UPMC employees and volunteers – at least not while they are on duty.
UPMC 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 and Highmark have agreed to a transition plan, sources tell KDKA-TV money editor Jon Delano.
A crowd of Bloomfield residents — including Sue Sciullo, mother of slain police officer Paul Sciullo — showed up at a Pittsburgh Zoning Appeal Board hearing Thursday afternoon to object to something, they say, UPMC concealed in their original plans to build a 1,000-space parking garage in their neighborhood.
Gov. Tom Corbett says he plans to meet with officials from western Pennsylvania’s biggest insurer, Highmark, and its dominant hospital system, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Gov. Tom Corbett says he wants to minimize the disruption if people who are covered through western Pennsylvania’s biggest insurer, Highmark, lose in-network access to the dominant western Pennsylvania hospital system, UPMC.