Getting Healthcare Right


LifeFlight: 40 Years of Quality Care in the Air By Bill Vidonic
October 16 2018

One of the nation’s first air medical services, LifeFlight celebrates its 40th year of delivering emergency care.

Elderly woman seated with a female doctor standing behind her
Ask a Doc: Caring for Older Adults By Nikki Buccina
October 10 2018

The director of geriatrics at AHN shares her insights on improving the delivery of care to older patients.

A female health professional talking to three pregnant women
Getting Women’s Health Right: A View from the Perinatal Hope Program By Deborah McDonald
September 13 2018

A program to help mothers-to-be struggling with substance use disorders illustrates certain qualities found throughout AHN.

Young man holding a picture of himself looking concerned in one hand, and a second photo looking happy in the other
Ask a Doc: Men’s Health Means Overall Health By Corey Florindi
August 21 2018

A specific concern may bring you to Dr. Bagga, but he also wants to help men focus more on their overall health.

View from the observation room of the patient’s exposed heart.
A Medical Looking Glass: The Open Heart Surgery Observation Program By Emily Laubham
August 8 2018

The Open Heart Surgery Observation Program at AGH has given thousands of students a chance to watch an open heart surgery.

Kidney transplant recipient Jerry Jacovetty speaks at a Donate Life Month event in 2018 at Allegheny General Hospital.
The Gift of Life: A Kidney Transplant Story By Nikki Buccina
July 18 2018

Jerry went from 25 hours a week on dialysis to being “a 10 physically” — because someone decided to become an organ donor.

Close-up of a section of the protein shelves at the Healthy Food Center
Just What the Doctor Ordered: Healthy Food By Jenny Shinsky
May 23 2018

For qualified patients, AHN doctors can write a referral for free, healthy food at the Healthy Food Center.

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