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Bad tech, staffing shortages hinder Pa. as it reassesses health care coverage for 1000s

Tens of thousands of people in Pennsylvania are believed to have wrongly lost their benefits since the state began “unwinding” pandemic-era protections.

By Katie Meyer/Spotlight PA

ChristianaCare backs out of deal to buy Crozer Health from Prospect Medical Holdings

“Crozer Health remains open for business; we are not going anywhere, and we remain committed to Delaware County to serve the community.”

By Kenny Cooper/WHYY

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In the face of many unknowns, Pittsburgh health systems devote resources to cure long COVID

Many so-called “long-hauler” patients also suffer from ongoing fatigue, depression and brain fog, as well as cardiac and neurological issues.

By Sarah Boden/WESA

Pennsylvania lags behind some states in administering COVID-19 vaccine

Across the country, millions of doses are not accounted for.
By Brett Sholtis

Despite new Pa. guidelines, limited supply will prevent many who qualify from getting COVID vaccine

Western Pennsylvania’s two largest medical systems both say that despite the state’s new COVID vaccination guidelines, their ability to vaccinate patients is extremely finite.

By Sarah Boden/WESA

Allegheny Health Network designs cube to capture coronavirus aerosols

By some estimates, as many as 45 percent of people infected with the coronavirus are asymptomatic. 
By Sarah Boden/WESA

Mothers, midwives and doulas fight to keep Reading Birth Center open

Losses due to coronavirus prompt Tower Health to consider closure or consolidation
By Anthony Orozco/PA Post

Allegheny Health Network starts drive-through testing for COVID-19

“[Patients] will remain in their vehicles for the duration of the collection process. We really want to minimize congregation, in waiting in lines and waiting rooms."
By Sarah Boden/WESA

Tower Health clashes with nurses as it takes over St. Christopher’s

Tower Health and Drexel agreed to recognize the union that represents 500 registered nurses, but the new owners did not agree to assume the nurses’ old contract.

By Nina Feldman/WHYY