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February 25, 2021

 

Source: KDKA-TV
February 25, 2021
… Dr. Lee Harrison, a professor of medicine and epidemiology at the University of Pittsburgh, said the current safety efforts are enough to ward it off for now. …

 

Source: WPXI-TV
February 24, 2021
… “If the information the manufacturer has given us about the vaccine -- it’s been 100% successful in preventing serious complications like hospitalizations and deaths -- that’s fantastic,” Dr. Graham Snyder, UPMC medical director of infection prevention and hospital epidemiology, said. … 

 

Source: WPXI-TV
February 24, 2021
… A team of UPMC and Pitt researchers, led by Dr. Alexander Star, are working on the project, involving a microchip. … 

 

Source: KDKA-TV
February 24, 2021
The hunt for a vaccine may be easier with UPMC’s new registration portal, but days after it launched, people are receiving texts claiming to come from UPMC asking for more information. … 

 

Source: Fierce Biotech
February 25, 2021
… Now researchers from the same lab and the University of Pittsburgh demonstrated how glycans operate at the atom level. …

 

Source: Wellsboro Gazette
February 24, 2021
… Dr. Angela Huggler is an OB/GYN with UPMC. … 

 

Source: Williamsport Sun-Gazette
February 25, 2021
… Many healthcare providers like UPMC has stepped up alongside the state’s “Your Turn” tool to put online resources for eligibility and registration for vaccine appointments. …

 

Source: Williamsport Sun-Gazette
February 25, 2021
UPMC launched a new website this week to allow those who are 75 and older to determine if they are eligible and register to make an appointment for a COVID vaccine. … 

 

Source: WJAC-TV (Johnstown, PA)
February 24, 2021
UPMC's Station Medical Center in Altoona is opening a long-term vaccination center inside the facility Thursday, slowly chipping away at a waiting list in the hundreds. …

 

Source: WHTM-TV (Harrisburg)
February 24, 2021
Officials in Swatara Township partnered with UPMC to help get their first responders vaccinated. …

 

Source: WJET-TV (Erie)
February 24, 2021
… Medical professionals from AHN and UPMC said that Erie County has been receiving more vaccines from the state. …

 

Source: York Daily Record
February 24, 2021
… WellSpan is also partnering with Lancaster County and three other health systems: Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health, Penn State Health, and UPMC to open a community vaccination center in Lancaster County in early March, the statement from WellSpan notes. …

 

Source: WJW-TV (Cleveland, Ohio)
February 24, 2021
UPMC’s Station Medical Center in Altoona is opening a long-term vaccination center inside the facility Thursday, slowly chipping away at a waiting list in the hundreds. …

 

Source: WTAJ-TV (Altoona, PA)
February 24, 2021
… UPMC will now provide vaccinations to everyone in phase 1A. …

 

Source: WJET-TV
February 24, 2021
… Medical professionals from AHN and UPMC said that Erie County has been receiving more vaccines from the state. …

 

Source: WHTM-TV
February 24, 2021
… Those who want to be vaccinated are encouraged to register with UPMC and Penn State Health and check with vaccine providers here for opportunities. …

 

Source: Burg News
February 24, 2021
… While residents wait for their turn to receive the vaccine, the county encourages them to register with area providers – UPMC and Penn State Health and check with pharmacies for opportunities. … 

 

Source: WPMT-TV (York, PA)
February 24, 2021
… Dauphin County officials say for the time being, they are encouraging residents to register with area providers like UPMC and Penn State Health along with checking with local pharmacies for COVID-19 vaccination opportunities. …

 

Source: Medical Xpress
February 24, 2021
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have discovered a blood biomarker that predicts kidney transplant rejection with a lead time of about eight months, which could give doctors an opportunity to intervene and prevent permanent damage. … 

 

Source: News Medical
February 25, 2021
… Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have discovered a blood biomarker that predicts kidney transplant rejection with a lead time of about eight months, which could give doctors an opportunity to intervene and prevent permanent damage. … 

 

Source: Milton Standard-Journal
February 24, 2021 
… UPMC Health Plan has confirmed it will continue to waive all deductibles, coinsurance, and copays for in-network, inpatient COVID-19 treatment. … 

 

Source: Newsweek
February 24, 2021
… According to the Academy of American Colleges of Nursing, more than 80 percent of RNs in the United States are white. Compare this to the University of Pittsburgh, where diversity is a major focus and 25% of undergraduate nursing students were minorities in 2020. … 

 

Source: Laing Buisson
February 24, 2021
… The Coonagh site proposal, which sits on 14 hectares to the western edge of Moyross, envisions the inclusion of a University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) facility comprising a 150-Bed and 40 day bed hospital, a medical training and research centre, an eco-park, playground, crèche and coffee shop. …

 

Source: Waterford Live
February 24, 2021
… UPMC and Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) are working together on an exercise oncology project with the aim of developing the most effective prostate cancer-specific rehabilitation programme. …

 

Source: Kilkenny People
February 24, 2021
For the third year in a row, the Ethisphere Institute, an organisation focused on defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices worldwide, has named UPMC one of the world’s most ethical companies. …

 

Source: Butler Eagle
February 24, 2021
For the third straight year, the Ethisphere Institute, an organization focused on defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, has named UPMC one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. … 

 

Source: Milton Standard-Journal
February 25, 2021
Ethisphere Institute, an organization focused on defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, has named University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) to a list of World’s Most Ethical Companies for the third year in a row. … 

 

Source: The Associated Press via Daily Item
February 25, 2021
… Other major health providers, including UPMC and Penn State Health, said they do not make separate arrangements for employees’ relatives to get vaccinated. … 

 

Source: Williamsport Sun-Gazette
February 25, 2021
UPMC Susquehanna has received a $100,000 grant from the PPL Foundation to fund a special response vehicle that was used for the first time on Monday to bring COVID vaccinations to Williamsport senior residents in a high-rise building. …