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Pennsylvania's largest medical system said Thursday that its inpatient volume has nearly returned to pre-pandemic levels. Though certain areas of care at UPMC, like cancer treatment, are still not back to normal.  

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Administrators of Allegheny County-owned nursing homes say there is no way to know exactly how COVID-19 spread to roughly one quarter of the residents at its Glen Hazel facility.

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Two residents at an Allegheny County-run nursing home have tested positive for COVID-19.

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Due to the ongoing spread of coronavirus, UPMC is asking people not to visit the health network’s long-term care or skilled-nursing facilities if they are ill or have cold symptoms, even if these symptoms are relatively minor.

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A majority of medicare patients' injuries aren't being properly assessed in emergency rooms, according to a new study from the University of Pittsburgh.

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An audit of Pennsylvania nursing homes warns that staffing levels at these facilities are insufficient and on track to get worse.

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Seniors today are happier than previous generations, according to new findings from the University of Pittsburgh.

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced that it will post a monthly list of underperforming nursing homes. This comes after Pennsylvania’s two US Senators released a report highlighting a lack of federal oversight of these facilities.

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A new biotech incubator specializing in immunology will open in around two years at the site of a former Ford auto plant on Baum Boulevard.