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At Allegheny Health Network (AHN), our nurses make all the difference. We’re committed to caring for our patients with compassion, so they may heal to their fullest potential. The connections we form with our patients are our inspiration for staying on the leading edge of nursing practice. And we approach our work with pride, passion, and professionalism.

AHN is the highest-rated health system in Western Pennsylvania⁺ for Patient Safety in Overall Surgical Care, Cancer Care, Heart Failure Treatment, Pneumonia Care, and Pulmonary Care.

Welcome from Allegheny Health Network’s Chief Nurse Executive

Thank you for your interest in nursing at Allegheny Health Network! 

I’m glad you stopped by our website.  Here, you will learn all about nursing practice across the organization. Nurses at AHN live the mission of delivering high-quality care and an excellent patient experience, resulting in optimal clinical outcomes for the patients and families we serve.  Across the continuum - hospitals, ambulatory care and home health care - nurses at AHN are empowered to practice at the top of their license.

We embrace evidenced-based practice, collaboration across disciplines, and autonomy of practice by following innovative Care Delivery and Professional Practice Models. Nurses at AHN provide care that saves lives, restores health, and prevents illness. There is no better environment to practice nursing than at AHN.

Please explore our website to learn more about our nursing program. I hope you will be inspired to join us. After all, at AHN, nurses are the greatest where they make the greatest difference.

2019 Nursing Annual Report

Claire M. Zangerle
Chief Nurse Executive
Allegheny Health Network

Nursing impact stories

NICU Nurse

Nurse practitioner Katelyn Gruver of Allegheny Health Network is giving the highest level of NICU care at the same level-3 NICU where she received hers.

Labor & Delivery

Nurse Meghan will take care of William the moment he is born to make sure that bonding time with mom can occur as soon as possible. Meghan is #LivingProof that nurses are greatest where they can make the greatest difference.
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ICU Nurse

June just had heart surgery, but her ICU nurse Michelle is there to help provide care for her every step of the way. #LivingProof
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Nursing recognition

Read about the recipients of Cameos of Caring® Award.

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Nursing in the news

Read about how AHN Nurses make a difference in our community.

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Source: 2019 CareChex® ‐‐ an information service of Quantros, Inc. October 2014 – September 2017

⁺ No. 1 in Market Claims are based on CareChex® 2019 Composite Quality Scores and Ratings™ for acute care hospitals serving the combined statistical area (CSA) of Pittsburgh-New Castle-Weirton

CareChex®, is an information service of Quantros, Inc., provides clinical, financial, and patient satisfaction findings to consumers, providers, and purchasers of U.S. medical care. Unlike other publicly available quality ratings, CareChex® provides a composite evaluation of the quality of inpatient medical care using a variety of outcomes of care measures. For access to provider quality ratings, visit