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UPMC expansion won’t improve Pittsburgh’s community health

By Shannon Brownlee and Vikas Saini One hundred and twenty-five years ago, Louise Wotring Lyle, a doctor and widow of a Presbyterian minister, opened the six-bed hospital that would ultimately become the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). UPMC has since evolved from this modest, charitable hospital to a $16 billion global health enterprise. Somewhere Read More

UPMC Pinnacle changes vendors, affecting 460 jobs

By David Wenner UPMC Pinnacle will contract with a new firm to handle its food and environment services, but employees in “good standing” will be offered jobs with the new firm, ABC 27 is reporting Tuesday. About 460 jobs are affected. UPMC has selected Aramark Healthcare to provide the services at locations including Harrisburg, Read More