Health Care

Aug 1, 2023

Area health care systems receive honors; accreditations

Two area health care systems received honors for patient care, and one has been reaccredited as a Level 1 trauma center. 

Jul 25, 2023

UPMC expanding orthopaedics services in Central Pa.

Matthew Garner, M.D., has joined UPMC Orthopedic Care in Central Pa. and will lead the new fracture care program. 


Jul 24, 2023

International Medical Insurance Provides Peace of Mind, Lowers Financial Risk

A 19-year-old man’s recent summer getaway to Cancun, Mexico, turned tragic when – while enjoying his pristine ocean view – he fell from three stories. Nobody saw him fall.  

Jul 17, 2023

Penn State Health names new president, COO

Deborah Addo has been promoted to president and chief operating officer for the Penn State Health system.

Jul 17, 2023

Partnership to grow health care workforce in Central Pa.

A new partnership aims to fill the gap in the health care workforce. 

Jul 12, 2023

Two hospice organizations explore partnership to strengthen patient care

Lancaster-based Hospice & Community Care and Hospice of Central PA in   Harrisburg have announced plans to explore an affiliation to strengthen the care they provide.  

Jul 12, 2023

Johns Hopkins Healthcare rebrands; offers health plans for military families

As part of a rebranding, Johns Hopkins Healthcare is now Johns Hopkins Health Plans. 


Jul 10, 2023

Taking Control of Diabetes

About one-third of Americans will develop diabetes sometime in their lifetime. This chronic disease can cause severe health problems, damage vital organs, and shorten life expectancy.  

Jul 7, 2023

Protection for self-funded employers offered

Independence Blue Cross (Independence) and Sun Life U.S. are teaming up to provide Stop Loss insurance for Independence’s self-funded group customers. 

Jul 7, 2023

Time is right to build national model for senior care in Pa.

As the new governor and new state Legislature take the reins on their first budget, there is a sense of anticipation of what their leadership will bring to the commonwealth. While the Shapiro administration and General Assembly have developed their priorities, we urge them to seize this opportunity to build a national model for senior […]

Jul 7, 2023

Why health care insurance matters

In the United Sates, we take it as a given that employers provide employees with health care insurance

Jul 5, 2023

Street medicine now billable under Medicaid

A change in Medicaid will allow certain medical providers to offer care outside a clinical setting to beneficiaries experiencing homelessness.