Oct 20, 2022

UPMC hosting virtual career fair next week

UPMC is hiring for clinical and non-clinical positions across its footprint. After a successful spring event, the UPMC Virtual Career Fair will return Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  to offer job seekers information and opportunities for every kind of career within UPMC.  

Oct 6, 2022

Capital Blue Cross partners with Mark Cuban for lower drug costs

According to a September 2021 Gallup poll, 18 million Americans have been unable to afford at least one prescription medication for their household, and 1 in 10 Americans have skipped doses to save money. 

Aug 1, 2022

Nursing candidates get temporary practice permits more quickly

Improvements to Pennsylvania’s nurse licensing process will allow new nursing school graduates to more quickly obtain a temporary practice permit as they study for their nursing exams, the state recently announced.

Jul 1, 2022

WellSpan and Waynesboro Area ALS announce new service agreement

York-based WellSpan Health and Waynesboro Area ALS are partnering on an operational model that will provide continuation of advanced life support services to southern Franklin County and create a seamless transition of ambulance services for the region.

May 23, 2022

Lebanon County Career & Technology Center seeks LPN students 

The Lebanon County Career and Technology Center’s licensed practical nursing program is looking for students. 

Feb 23, 2022

UPMC Hanover adds Hillman Cancer Center

A UPMC Hillman Cancer Center has opened at UPMC Hanover, specializing in hematology, medical oncology and gynecologic oncology services.

Dec 29, 2021

Omicron less likely to put you in the hospital, studies say

Two new British studies provide some early hints that the omicron variant of the coronavirus may be milder than the delta version.

Dec 14, 2021

State commission report shows continued need to invest in primary care doctors

With Pennsylvania facing a shortage of primary care physicians, a state House resolution calls for recruiting and investing in family medicine grant programs. 

Dec 8, 2021

UPMC Hanover receives grant to improve behavioral health care

UPMC Hanover received a $1.5 million Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant from the state to create a new secure behavioral health and crisis suite. 

Jul 8, 2021

Health insurance company to pay restitution to Pennsylvania customers

Pennsylvania’s Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman said the state has managed to acquire nearly $80,000 in restitution for residents who were customers of Aliera HealthCare.

Jul 8, 2021

HNL Lab Medicine opens new testing center in Chambersburg

The Allentown-based laboratory testing service has opened the recently constructed facility at Gateway Plaza, 497 Gateway Ave.

Jul 2, 2021

York distributor partners with Turkish manufacturer to custom build PPE

To address holes the pandemic poked in the medical equipment supply chain, York medical equipment distribution company Legacy Medical Sales, LLC,  partnered with a Turkish manufacturer to make its own products.