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Proposed Law Could Force UPMC To Contract With Highmark

You know the commercials by now. The UPMC vs. Highmark ads are reminiscent of political ads. Some ads are ending by urging people to call their legislatures and urge them to vote for a set of bills. What bill are they talking about?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/13/2013

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UPMC, Highmark Reach Tentative Agreement

UPMC and Highmark have reached a tentative agreement.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/23/2013

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Council Members Show Support For UPMC Workers

Several members of Pittsburgh City Council spoke out in support of workers and former employees at UPMC today.

10/08/2013

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Lemieux, Romoff Break Ground For New UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex In Cranberry Twp.

With shovels at the end of hockey sticks, Penguins’ owner Mario Lemieux and UPMC’s CEO Jeffrey Romoff joined others to turn dirt Wednesday afternoon for the new UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex in Cranberry Township.

10/02/2013

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Unlikely Pair Of Legislators Offer Solution To UPMC-Highmark Dispute

They could not be more different – 57-year-old liberal Democrat Dan Frankel from Squirrel Hill and 29-year-old conservative Republican Jim Christiana of Beaver.

09/27/2013

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Hundreds Rally Against UPMC, Call For Change

Several local politicians were joined by hundreds of demonstrators Saturday to Rally against healthcare provider UPMC.

09/07/2013

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State Police Seek Man Who Escaped From Hospital While Serving Time

A man serving time at a corrections facility has escaped from UPMC Mercy Hospital.

09/06/2013

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UPMC Mercy Hospital Unveils Recovery & Rehabilitation Park

Patients at UPMC Mercy Hospital’s Rehabilitation Institute have a new place to work on their recovery.

08/29/2013

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Local Organization Raises Employee Wage Concerns About UPMC

On the heels of a fight between Highmark and UPMC, Pittsburgh United has stepped in to raise concerns against UPMC about a different matter.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/27/2013

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Hospital Protocol Questioned After Patient Commits Suicide

Police know how she died, but question why it took so long for anyone to find out and whether her death could have been prevented in the first place.

08/26/2013

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Governor Weighs In On Highmark And UPMC War Of Words

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett says the ongoing war of words between UPMC and Highmark in local ads could mislead consumers and he wants them to tone it down.

08/15/2013

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Former UPMC Employee Pleads Guilty In NH In Hepatitis C Outbreak

A traveling hospital technician accused of causing a multistate outbreak of hepatitis C last year has pleaded guilty to federal drug charges in New Hampshire.

08/14/2013

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Former UPMC Employee To Take Plea Deal After Patients Infected

David Kwiatkowski has been in jail since August of last year.

08/13/2013

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UPMC And Highmark Engage In TV Ad War

It’s not campaign season, but you might think so with the back-and-forth television ads from UPMC and Highmark.

08/01/2013

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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.

07/28/2013

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