Carlisle Regional Medical Center on Monday opened the Advanced Wound Healing Center of Shippensburg.Read More »
PinnacleHealth System today said it was the first to introduce a robotic heart catheter system in southcentral Pennsylvania.Read More »
When it comes to health care costs, less sometimes really does mean more.
That's what Dr. Chris Echterling and his colleagues found when they analyzed cost data from the 8,000 patients enrolled in Healthy York Network, a coalition of York and Adams county providers who care for the uninsured or underinsured.
Why should a defendant in a civil case be responsible for paying the entire judgment when it's only partially liable for an accident?
The question has been pondered for years in the commonwealth, which has one of the worst legal systems in the country. Tort reform received legislative traction in 2006; however, a reform bill died on then-Gov. Ed Rendell's desk.
The York area is the least costly location in the New England and Mid-Atlantic regions for medical technology manufacturing, according to a new study.Read More »
State Auditor General Jack Wagner is calling for statewide hearings on how the commonwealth should spend its tobacco settlement money.Read More »
Many Pennsylvania small business owners plan to maintain staffing levels and in some cases hire workers, but continue to be concerned about health care, according to a survey by Allegheny County-based SMC Business Councils.Read More »
Office-based physicians accounted for 170,000 jobs and pumped $44.7 billion into Pennsylvania's economy in 2009, a national study found.Read More »
Lancaster General Health has made a tally of the nation's 50 best hospitals compiled by a Golden, Colo.-based ratings group.Read More »