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July 2011

July 2011

   
News and Notes
Highmark and WPAHS Announce Plans to Pursue Affiliation
West Penn Allegheny Health System Expands Relationship with Temple University School of Medicine
WPAHS Names New President and CEO
Forbes Hospice Featured in WQED Documentary,
The Last Chapter

Primary Care South Expands Services

New Heart Gives Patient a New Lease on Life

Allegheny Valley Hospital Achieves New Status as an Accredited Chest Pain Center

AGH Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists Bring Expertise to Wexford and Peters Township
Forbes Regional Hospital Offers Palliative Care Program
AGH Launches Emergency Room HIV Testing Initiative

 

Highmark and WPAHS Announce Plans to Pursue Affiliation

Affiliation will assure western Pennsylvania consumers availability of provider choice for high-quality care

Highmark Inc. and West Penn Allegheny Health System recently announced their intentions to pursue an affiliation aimed at maintaining the health system as a high-quality choice for healthcare services to millions of western Pennsylvanians.   More...


West Penn Allegheny Health System Expands Relationship with Temple University School of Medicine

The Temple University School of Medicine (TUSM) and West Penn Allegheny Health System (WPAHS) have announced that they are collaborating to establish a new four-year medical school campus
on Pittsburgh’s North Side.   More...


WPAHS Names New President and CEO

Dianne Dismukes has been announced as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of West Penn Allegheny Health System. She recently joined the System as Executive Vice President for Hospital Operations. In this role, she led all hospital and outpatient care operations for our System, including direct oversight of our five hospitals.  More...


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Forbes Hospice Featured in WQED Documentary,
The Last Chapter


Primary Care South Expands Services

New Heart Gives Patient a New Lease on Life

Allegheny Valley Hospital Achieves New Status as an Accredited Chest Pain Center

AGH Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists Bring Expertise to Wexford and Peters Township

Forbes Regional Hospital Offers Palliative Care Program

AGH Launches Emergency Room HIV Testing Initiative