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West Penn Allegheny Health System

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Flu Cases On The Rise

It’s high season for respiratory viruses, and health officials say there’s a whole lot of misery going around.

01/16/2014

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Allegheny Health System Announces Hospital Layoffs

More than 450 jobs were eliminated from the West Penn Allegheny Health System today.

07/26/2013

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Man Pleads Guilty To Stealing Over $700K From WPAHS

A former manager with the West Penn Allegheny Health System has pleaded guilty to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars that he used to gamble.

07/24/2013

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Medical Malls Gaining Popularity In Western Pa.

It used to be everyone got their medical care at or near a hospital in the city. Now, medical malls are springing up all over the region to bring medical care closer to the community with convenient locations, free parking, and one-stop-shopping.

05/13/2013

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Highmark Receives Approval For West Penn Takeover

Hundreds of West Penn Allegheny employees cheered the announcement that the Pennsylvania Insurance Department has signed off on that health system’s affiliation with Highmark, this region’s largest insurance company.

04/29/2013

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New Steps Made In Possible WPAHS, Highmark Merger

There was another step forward in the plan by Highmark to take over the struggling West Penn Allegheny Health System.

04/09/2013

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Medical Frontiers: Arthroscopic Surgery

This week’s edition of Medical Frontiers focuses on Arthroscopic Hip and Shoulder Surgery.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/08/2013

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Medical Frontiers: Epilepsy

KDKA’s Robert Mangino and Dr. Gerald Pifer welcomed two doctors from the West Penn Allegheny Health System to discuss epilepsy causes and treatment options.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/25/2013

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Medical Frontiers: Esophageal Disease

This week’s Medical Frontiers focuses on Thoracic and Esophageal Disease.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/12/2013

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Man Accused Of Stealing $700K From WPAHS Appears In Court

A former manager with the West Penn Allegheny Health System appeared in court today.

03/05/2013

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Medical Frontiers: Skin Cancer

Dr. Gerald Pifer and KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino hosted this week’s Skin Cancer edition of Medical Frontiers.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/25/2013

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Man Arrested After Stealing Over $700K From WPAHS

A man has been arrested after allegedly stealing over $700,000 from the West Penn Allegheny Health System since 2007.

02/25/2013

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Medical Frontiers: Heart Disease

Dr. Gerald Pifer hosted Medical Frontiers and spoke with two interventional cardiologists from the West Penn Allegheny Health System.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/28/2013

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Medical Frontiers: January 7, 2013

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — Dr. Gerald Pifer talks to two West Penn Allegheny Health System psychologists about psychiatric illness. Dr. Mike Fanzen and Glen Getz address the short and long term effects of concussions, […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/07/2013

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“Olivia” & “Noah” Top Local List Of Popular Baby Names

Get used to more Olivias and Noahs in the world, according to a list of some of the most popular baby names in our area.

12/28/2012

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