West Penn Allegheny Health System

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Pa. Insurance Dept. Holds Hearing On Merger

Just a week after the Justice Department made their ruling in the Highmark-West Penn Allegheny Health System proposed merger, the Pennsylvania Department of Insurance held a public hearing on Tuesday.


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Will CEO’s Troubles Impact Highmark?

Dr. Kenneth Melani has quickly become the face of Highmark, testifying before legislative committees and often speaking bluntly of UPMC’s CEO Jeffry Romoff.


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West Penn Hospital STAR Center Offers Free CPR Classes

For people whose hearts stop, bystander CPR is done in only one in three instances and only half the time it’s done right.


Free CPR & AED Training

West Penn Allegheny’s STAR Center is providing free CPR and AED training in honor of Heart Health Month, which is next month.


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Highmark, UPMC CEOs Testify Before State Senate Committee

CEOs from Highmark and UPMC spoke to a state Senate committee in Oakland about ongoing contract talks. One purpose of the hearing was to discuss the process of separation between Highmark and UPMC.


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West Penn Hospital’s Emergency Room To Reopen

The agreement between Highmark and West Penn Allegheny Health System includes reopening the emergency room at West Penn Hospital in Bloomfield.


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WPAHS, Highmark Announce Deal

Officials with the West Penn Allegheny Health System and Highmark have formally announced a deal in which the insurer will take over the hospital network.


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State To Intervene In UPMC-Highmark Fight

The landmark deal in June that cemented the partnership between Highmark Inc. and the West Penn Allegheny Health System has caused no shortage of bad blood between Highmark, western Pennsylvania’s largest health insurance provider, and WPAH’s chief rival, UPMC.

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Rob Pratte Talks With HighMark CEO Dr. Ken Melani

Find out about what highmark buying AGH means for the public

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/02/2011

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How The Highmark Merger Affects You

The health care landscape in Western Pennsylvania is poised for a major restructuring and KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek wants to know what that means for you.

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Major Changes Could Be Coming To West Penn Hospital

Highmark said it was buying West Penn Allegheny Health System Tuesday. The KDKA Investigators have learned that the announcement may involve major changes at West Penn Hospital.


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What Highmark, WPAHS Affiliation Means For You

Most people think of Highmark as an insurance company and UPMC as a medical provider, but the lines are getting blurred.


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Highmark, WPAHS Announce “Affiliation”

Executives from health care giants Highmark and West Penn Allegheny Health System have taken steps today that will lead to Highmark’s acquisition of the WPAHS.


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Does Summer Make You Depressed?

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to a local psychiatrist about Summer SAD.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/28/2011

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UPMC & Highmark Go To War

Pittsburgh’s two health insurance giants are going to war – and you’re in the cross hairs.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/16/2011