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Pennsylvania's dominant network, for patients and their health care dollars. The takeover is a landmark transaction, said Pennsylvania's insurance commissioner, Michael Consedine, and proponents of the deal hope it will slow the growth of health care
H monitoring which measures how often and for how long stomach acid enters the esophagus. The procedure involves introducing a small thin tube through the nose or mouth and into the stomach, which is then drawn back up into the esophagus. For the
and hey, who isn't? -- you've probably been asking yourself all these years, "Where does the money from all these premiums end up?" Well, part of it is being spent ensuring that bondholders don't get screwed over by West Penn Allegheny Health System .
I've been telling people they have HIV for 20 years and the reactions range all over the place," he said. "As opposed to 1990, when you had to present it as a potential death sentence, now you can convince them they are not going to die...It's a key
Health Plan and the McKeesport Hospital Foundation are sponsoring a free flu-shot clinic from noon to 3 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the North Versailles Senior Center, 1401 Greensburg Ave. Donations to the township's EMS department are being
Health insurer Highmark Inc wants a state court to block any possible deal talks with rivals involving Pennsylvania's West Penn Allegheny Health System , which last week ended a planned $475 million alliance with Highmark. One of the 10 largest U.S.
forming joint ventures with community hospitals that excluded its rival, paying "bribes" to physicians to leave West Penn Allegheny, making "defamatory comments" to sabotage West Penn Allegheny's efforts to borrow, and "threatening" dominant insurer
Which is astounding, when you consider how crucial this $4 trillion market is to the nation's economic life...Witness the mess in Jefferson County, Ala., which declared bankruptcy last fall. And so the Securities and Exchange Commission with good
Highmark, alleging that they had conspired to squelch competition...West Penn was not acting in good faith by seeking to file a new complaint.
Highmark and West Penn Allegheny Health System, according to a court filing by West Penn today. Highmark conspired to squash competition in the region's medical services and insurance markets. After West Penn agreed to come under Highmark's control