The Western PA Healthcare News Team

Healthcare System

Highmark, West Penn Allegheny Health System Announce Facility Upgrades Planned for Forbes Regional Hospital

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Officials from Highmark Inc., and the West Penn Allegheny Health System (WPAHS) today outlined the first phase of plans to ...

Human Resources

Small Physician Office Achieves Meaningful Use and Receives Stimulus Funding

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The Western PA Healthcare News Team

The success of one small practice in Michigan is linked to the cooperation of their software supplier combined with their ...

Pediatric

Pediatric Extended Care Center Calls for Change in Age Restrictions to Aide Parents of Medically Fragile Children

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The Western PA Healthcare News Team

House Bill 1960 Vulakovich – (PN 2674) Amends the Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care Centers Act changing the age limit from ...

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Our latest issue is now online! Be sure to check it out and forward it onto your friends and colleagues. Download ...

Legal

Pioneer ACOs Announced by CMS

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The Western PA Healthcare News Team

On December 19, 2011, CMS issued a press release announcing that 32 leading health care organizations across the country will participate ...

Technology

The Children’s Home of Pittsburgh Receives IT Services and $35K In-Kind Donation from Ascent Data

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The Western PA Healthcare News Team

Ascent Data, Pittsburgh’s trusted provider of Cloud Computing, Colocation, Data Encryption, and Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity, has been selected ...

Staffing & Consulting

Federal Funding Available to Reduce Acute Care Hospital Readmissions

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By Angela Lucente-Prokop According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, nearly 20 percent of Medicare patients discharged ...