Why choose Allegheny Health Network for women’s health services
Here are three great reasons why more women throughout western Pennsylvania are choosing AHN for health care services:
- Access to leading women’s health specialists: You can feel confident about the care you receive at AHN. We know that women’s health issues manifest differently than men’s, and we tailor our prevention and treatment with a woman’s needs in mind.
- Convenient locations: Your time is valuable. With more than 50 hospital and care locations, we make it easy for you to get high-level individualized care right where you live and work.
- More treatment options: At AHN, you have access to the latest treatment options, including novel therapies only available in clinical trials. Our medical researchers are committed to discovering new ways to safeguard women’s health.
AHN women’s health specialties
Regardless of your health care need or stage of life, AHN has a woman’s health care specialist with the expertise to help. Our women’s health specialties and subspecialties include:
Pregnancy and newborn services
AHN is the fastest-growing health system for labor and delivery in western Pennsylvania.* Families choose AHN for our personalized physician-patient relationships, one-on-one nursing care, family-centered birthing suites, and our ability to care for critically ill infants in our advanced level III and level II neonatal intensive care units (NICU).
Our gynecologists are well regarded for their innovative care of women’s pelvic health issues and their expertise in performing minimally invasive gynecological surgeries. We provide specialized services for women of all ages, from adolescence to post-menopause.
Women’s behavioral health
AHN has one of the few programs in the country offering an intensive outpatient program for new moms struggling with depression or anxiety, and keeping mother and baby together during treatment. We have deep expertise in treating all types of mood disorders in women.
Our women’s care specialists focus on preventive medicine — including health screenings, immunizations, and annual check-ups — to help you enjoy a healthy, long life. With more than 50 women's health care and 120 primary care practice locations, you always have access to quality care close to where you live and work.
Women’s heart center
The cardiologists at AHN recognize women’s heart problems differ from men’s. We tailor treatments to your individual heart disease risks. We also use state-of-the art technology to diagnose your symptoms and collaborate with AHN Cardiovascular Institute researchers on the latest treatments.
AHN specialists lead one of the world’s largest programs focused on breast cancer clinical trials. Our cancer care team partners with you to find the best treatment to fight the specific type of breast cancer you have.
*Claim based on inpatient utilization data for the 29 counties in western Pennsylvania as reported by Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council for calendar years 2012-2015. Available at http://www.phc4.org/reports/utilization/inpatient/