Health Care

Jun 17, 2013

$1M AMA grant reaches multiple midstate health groups

A $1 million grant that the American Medical Association gave to the Penn State College of Medicine last week for new doctor training programs will also involve six other Central Pennsylvania health care groups, according to the college.

Jun 14, 2013

AMA gives Penn State College of Medicine $1M for training

The American Medical Association has awarded a $1 million grant to the Penn State College of Medicine for an initiative aimed at improving the way future physicians are trained.

Jun 14, 2013

Newsmakers: Health Care

Business featured this week: AllBetterCare Urgent Care Center

Jun 14, 2013

In brief: United Concordia marks accreditation milestone

Harrisburg-based dental insurer United Concordia is the first dental carrier to earn Health Network Accreditation from URAC, an independent, nonprofit organization that promotes health care quality through accreditation, education and measurement.

Jun 14, 2013


Businesses featured this week: Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration, Consolidated Scrap Resources, Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Nancy Dering Inc., Pennsylvania Department of Aging, University of Scranton

Jun 13, 2013

Pa. medical malpractice suits on the decline

Medical malpractice lawsuits filed in Pennsylvania declined nearly 45 percent over the past 10 years, according to a report from the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts.

Jun 11, 2013

Vibra Healthcare completes acquisition of Complex Care Hospital in Idaho

Lower Allen Township-based Vibra Healthcare LLC announced today the completion of its acquisition of the Complex Care Hospital of Idaho, which has been renamed the Vibra Hospital of Boise.

Jun 7, 2013

Newsmakers: Associations

Business featured this week: Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association

Jun 7, 2013


Businesses featured this week Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott LLC , National Council for Behavioral Health, Pennsylvania Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession, Pennsylvania Department of Aging, Pepper Hamilton LLP, Saul Ewing LLP, Site Design Concepts Inc., Susquehanna Greenway Partnership, WellSpan Health, York County Economic Alliance

Jun 6, 2013

Lancaster County Business Group on Health gets implementation grant

The Lancaster County Business Group on Health was one of five coalitions across the nation awarded $100,000 grants by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and United Health Foundation.

Jun 5, 2013

Good Samaritan Health System seeks strategic alliance

The hospital and health system world has been buzzing with acquisitions and alliances in recent years, and The Good Samaritan Health System in Lebanon County has decided to join the trend.

May 31, 2013

York-based health group gets $1M grant

The South Central Pa. branch of Aligning Forces for Quality has been awarded a $1 million grant to be used over the next two years for the final phase of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's AF4Q initiative.