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Gillibrand discusses health care, labor rights in Oakland

Gillibrand discusses health care, labor rights in Oakland

By Janine Faust, Editor-in-chief

July 11, 2019

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), another Democratic presidential hopeful, came to Oakland for a roundtable discussion with several UPMC and Allegheny Health network employees and union organizers.

State officials attempt to avert UPMC, Highmark breakup

State officials attempt to avert UPMC, Highmark breakup

By Jon Moss, Contributing Editor

February 11, 2019

UPMC and Highmark have a long history of conflict, and this came to a head when UPMC refused to sign a consent decree in late 2018 that would allow Highmark insurance to be used at UPMC hospitals.

Breast cancer researchers continue innovating

Breast cancer researchers continue innovating

By Sid Lingala, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019

Innovations in technology for breast cancer diagnosis and treatment bring hope to patients and exciting discoveries to researchers.

Pitt medical school dean steps down

Pitt medical school dean steps down

By Brian Gentry, Assistant News Editor

January 24, 2019

Dr. Arthur Levine, senior vice chancellor for the health sciences and dean of the School of Medicine, announced Wednesday that he will soon step down from those positions, according to a press release.

UPMC Mercy expansion approved after community voices opposition

UPMC Mercy expansion approved after community voices opposition

By Kieran Mclean, Staff Writer

August 9, 2018

UPMC Mercy's controversial expansion plan will proceed, after a 7-2 vote and more than two hours of public opposition to the plan.

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