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Latest Western Pennsylvania Hospital Stories

2014-04-04 23:32:52

Allegheny Health Network and Emergency Medicine Physicians announced today the formation of a joint venture to manage the emergency departments at eight hospitals in western Pennsylvania, including six of the Network's seven hospitals. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Allegheny Health Network and Emergency Medicine Physicians (EMP) announced today the formation of a joint venture to manage the emergency departments at eight hospitals in western Pennsylvania. The joint venture,...

2014-03-03 23:22:56

Allegheny Health Network Cancer Institute has earned QOPI® (Quality Oncology Practice Initiative) Certification for its commitment to achieving excellence and ongoing quality improvement in its medical oncology, hematology and cell transplant programs. Allegheny is one of just nine cancer centers in Pennsylvania to earn this distinction. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Allegheny Health Network Cancer Institute has earned QOPI® (Quality Oncology Practice Initiative)...

2014-02-05 16:26:15

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Allegheny Health Network has been designated an Official U.S. Olympic Regional Medical Center, joining a national network of six leading medical providers selected by the United States Olympic Committee to provide comprehensive medical services to elite Team USA athletes, including orthopedics and sports medicine, primary care, cardiovascular care, neurosurgery, physical therapy, and more. The USOC launched the National Medical...

2013-11-07 23:29:08

“First Contact-to-Balloon” Initiative Accelerates Patient Diagnosis, Empowers EMS to Activate Hospital Cardiac Teams Pittsburgh PA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 When a heart attack strikes, time is never on the victim’s side. Without swift treatment to restore blood flow to the heart, a patient’s chances of survival or escaping serious cardiovascular injury diminish by the minute. That’s particularly true for a dangerous type of heart attack called ST-elevation myocardial...

2012-09-20 23:00:12

The Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh has attained Magnet® recognition for the second time as part of the American Nurses Credentialing Center´s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®. The designation signifies West Penn Hospital is among a select group of hospitals in the country recognized for nursing excellence. PIttsburgh, PA (PRWEB) September 21, 2012 The Western Pennsylvania Hospital has attained Magnet® recognition for the second time as part of the American...

2012-08-05 23:03:42

Administrators, staff and physicians at St. Joseph Health Center introduced Warren Mayor Doug Franklin to the da Vinci surgical system during a recent reception announcing the health center´s new robotic surgical services program. Warren, OH (PRWEB) August 04, 2012 Administrators, staff and physicians at St. Joseph Health Center introduced Warren Mayor Doug Franklin to the da Vinci surgical system during a recent staff reception announcing the health center´s new robotic surgical...

2012-08-03 23:01:24

Eleven new heart disease specialists have recently joined the Division of Cardiology and the Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) in Pittsburgh, further expanding the scope and capabilities of western Pennsylvania´s most advanced center for specialized cardiovascular care. PIttsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 04, 2012 Eleven new physicians have recently joined the Division of Cardiology and the Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH),...

2011-11-23 19:00:00

When it comes to the treatment of cardiovascular disease, Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) is one of the nationâs preeminent medical centers based on overall quality and patient outcomes, according to a new report by leading healthcare industry analyst Thomson Reuters. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) November 23, 2011 When it comes to the treatment of cardiovascular disease, Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) is one of the nationâs preeminent medical centers based on overall...

2011-06-09 00:00:29

For the second straight year, West Penn Allegheny Health System (WPAHS) has been named to an exclusive list of the country's top performing health care systems based on patient care quality and efficiency. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 07, 2011 For the second straight year, West Penn Allegheny Health System (WPAHS) has been named to an exclusive list of the country's top performing health care systems based on patient care quality and efficiency. The analysis, conducted by Thompson Reuters...

2010-06-03 10:30:00

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Acuo Technologies, developers of the market leading high-performance software for intelligent medical image management, data migration tools and services, today announced the contracting with Western Pennsylvania Allegheny Health System (WPAHS) of Pittsburgh, PA, for a new vendor neutral archiving solution which becomes the basis of the Hospital's medical image management platform. The archiving solution is based on the Acuo Technologies DICOM...