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2014-09-05 08:23:58

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The heart and liver transplantation programs at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), part of the Allegheny Health Network, are the region's best in patient care quality, according to the latest report by the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR). Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140904/143219 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140904/143220 SRTR is the official national database of organ transplantation...

2014-08-26 23:10:27

The Western Pennsylvania Chapter of JDRF has named Susan Manzi, MD, Chair of the Department of Medicine at Allegheny Health Network, corporate chair of its 2014 Walk to Cure Diabetes event in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Western Pennsylvania Chapter of JDRF has named Susan Manzi, MD, Chair of the Department of Medicine at Allegheny Health Network, corporate chair of its 2014 Walk to Cure Diabetes event in Pittsburgh. The JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes in Pittsburgh...

2014-08-22 23:05:25

The Allegheny Health ALS program is western Pennsylvania’s first to achieve ALS Association recognition for high quality care. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The ALS Association, along with its Western Pennsylvania Chapter, has designated the ALS Center at Allegheny Health Network as a Certified Treatment Center of Excellence. The Center, based at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), is the only ALS treatment program in western Pennsylvania recognized by the ALS Association for...

2014-08-15 23:03:24

Dr. Hecht Joins Allegheny Health Network from University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland PITTSBURGH, Pa. (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Bryan R. Hecht, MD, a fertility specialist most recently at University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland, has been appointed Medical Director of Allegheny Health Network’s Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine, based at West Penn Hospital. A board-certified specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, Dr. Hecht also...

2014-07-29 23:05:26

Six-Doctor Practice Continues Affiliation with Heritage Valley Sewickley Pittsburgh PA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Premier Women’s Health, a six-physician practice based in the Sewickley and Moon Township areas, has affiliated with Allegheny Health Network’s renowned Women’s Health program. Premier Women’s Health will continue to deliver babies and perform surgical procedures at Heritage Valley Sewickley. Most patients in need of advanced care will be referred to Allegheny Health...

2014-07-23 23:02:24

Four hospitals affiliated with the Allegheny Health Network have been lauded in the latest ranking of the country’s best hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Released online and slated for publication in August, the U.S. News 2014-2015 Best Hospital’s Guide recognizes Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), Forbes Hospital, Saint Vincent Hospital and West Penn Hospital as high performing medical centers across multiple clinical specialties. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Four...

2014-07-21 23:05:02

Joseph F. Cvitkovic, Ph.D., of Jefferson Hospital, was selected by the American Psychological Association to testify on legislation that would give behavioral health facilities access to Medicare and Medicaid incentive payments. PITTSBURGH, Pa. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 An Allegheny Health Network psychologist is one of three behavioral health specialists invited by the American Psychological Association (APA) to participate as panelists in a Senate staff briefing sponsored by the Behavioral...

2014-07-07 08:28:16

PITTSBURGH, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allegheny Health Network (AHN) announced today the public launch of its new website. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140703/124476 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140703/124488 Allegheny Health Network is comprised of eight hospitals, including Jefferson Hospital (formerly Jefferson Regional Medical Center) and Saint Vincent Hospital (formerly Saint Vincent Health System), which join Allegheny General Hospital,...

2014-06-21 23:00:11

Joseph F. Aracri, DO, of Pediatric Alliance, to lead Allegheny Health Department of Pediatrics PITTSBURGH, PA. (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 Allegheny Health Network today announced the appointment of Joseph F. Aracri, DO, as Chair of its Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Aracri will assume his new role with the organization on July 1, 2014. A native of Pittsburgh, Dr. Aracri has practiced medicine as part of Pediatric Alliance PC, the largest private pediatric group in western Pennsylvania, for the...

2014-06-17 12:29:35

PITTSBURGH, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highmark Health today announced that two of its senior executives will assume new roles as part of the company's growth strategy and mission to deliver comprehensive, affordable, high quality health care services to its customers and the communities it serves. Karen Hanlon, who joined the company in 1997 and has served as the company's Senior Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis since 2009, has been named Executive Vice President...


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2012-06-14 11:02:46

Symbol: RUALA Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   RUALP2 Rubus allegheniensis Porter var. plausus L.H. Bailey   RUALP Rubus allegheniensis Porter var. populifolius Fernald   RUAT Rubus attractus L.H. Bailey   RUAU4 Rubus auroralis L.H. Bailey   RUFI Rubus fissidens L.H. Bailey   RULO10 Rubus longissimus L.H. Bailey   RUNI5 Rubus...

2012-06-14 12:10:09

Symbol: PRALA Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CT, MA, NJ, PA, VA, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

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2012-06-15 02:50:59

Symbol: PAPR7 Group: Dicot Family: Buxaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, FL, GA, IN, KY, LA, MS, NC, PA, SC, TN Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

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2012-06-15 03:58:00

Symbol: MIRI Group: Dicot Family: Scrophulariaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AR, CA, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom  ...

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2012-06-15 03:58:01

Symbol: MIRIR Group: Dicot Family: Scrophulariaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   MIMI14 Mimulus minthodes Greene   MIPA12 Mimulus pallidus Salisb.   MIRIC2 Mimulus ringens L. var. congesta Farw.   MIRIM Mimulus ringens L. var. minthodes (Greene) A.L. Grant Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AR, CA, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA,...

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