As one of the nation’s top five hospitals specializing in women’s care, Magee is frequently featured in the news. See below to read some recent articles highlighting a few of our services.
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC's Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President of Patient Care Services, Maribeth McLaughlin, RN, BSN, MPM, has been named as the 2015 chair of the American Hospital Association's Section for Maternal and Child Health Governing Council.
Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and the Magee-Womens Research Institute have found a gene mutation that helps breast cancer spread. In the future, patient treatment could be personalized based on these specific mutations.
Kandace McGuire, MD, director of the pre-menopausal breast cancer program at Magee discusses a study regarding the recent increase in the rate of double mastectomies seen in younger breast cancer patients.
|June 2014||3D Mammograms Offer Sharper Results|
|January 2014||Magee Hospital Set To Open New Emergency Department|
|January 2014||Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC set to debut new emergency department|
|December 2013||Study conducted by Dr. Anita Courcoulas shows bariatric surgery can lead to improvements in health|
ABC 7, Los Angeles
|The benefits of pregnant women exercising for two|
Steelers cooking up something special
Savor Pittsburgh a delicious fundraiser for neonatal unit
For the healthiest baby, summer is the best time to conceive, study says
|July 2013||3-D breast biopsies offer new hope in fight against cancer.|
|July 2013||First 3D guided biopsy done at Magee.|
Pittsburgh Business Times
|July 2013||Dr. Hyagriv Simhan, chief of maternal fetal medicine and vice chair of obstetrics discusses due date accuracy.|
|July 2013||Dr. Robert Edwards, co-director gynecologic oncology discusses BRCA and ovary removal.|
|July 2013||Dr. Draion Burch discusses a study on genetic breast cancer in African American women. |
|May 2013||Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC patient Amisha Upadhyay discusses her experience with a voluntary double mastectomy. |
|May 2013||Adam Brufsky, medical director of the Women's Cancer Center at Magee and cancer patient, Kate Crawford are interviewed about life after diagnosis.|
|May 2013||Sylvia Bernassoli, a certified registered nurse anesthetist with the Center for Fertility and Reproductive Endocrinology at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, plans to donate a portion of her retirement savings to infertility research. |
|March 2013||Text message reminders don't increase flu vaccinations in pregnant women, according to a small pilot study. |
|March 2013||Deliveries at Magee trended upward despite a sluggish economy. |
|February 2013||Doctors at Magee’s Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment Center find a life-saving treatment for a real medical mystery. (video)|