For Dr. Saul Silver, buying long-​term care insurance for himself was an easy choice. “My father was fully independent a year ago, but now he is driving around in a motorized cart.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading Planning and retirement insurance
On a quiet afternoon inside Seville Elementary School’s modest, unprepossessing building in Pittsburgh’s northern suburb of Ross, something electric is happening — literally and figuratively.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2006
  • Sub Heading A local program catches fire and gets results
In 2004, the region’s two largest hospital systems sought to redraw the map of Pennsylvania. Although their hospitals, clinics and headquarters all sit in and around Allegheny County, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and West Penn Allegheny Health System asked Medicare, the federal health insurance program for the elderly, to identify them…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading Hospitals say a skewed Medicare payment system may cripple them
Amadeo Marcos was the first surgeon to take a piece of liver from a healthy living donor and successfully transplant it into an unrelated critically ill patient. In the nine years since, he’s done more of these complex surgeries than anyone. Topping his vitae is his current position, chief of the transplant division…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading UPMC exports its brand and services across continents
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