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Volume 32 Issue 17

UPMC listed among "most wired" >

April 27th, 2000

For the second year in a row, Hospitals & Health Networks magazine has named UPMC Health System one of the 100 Most Wired hospitals and health systems in the United States for its use of technology to serve its patients, doctors, nurses and employees. According to the magazine, the most wired hospital systems give patients […]

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Correction >

April 27th, 2000

In the April 13 University Times story about the Innovation in Education Awards, Richard Steinman's faculty rank was listed incorrectly. Steinman is an assistant professor of medicine.

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Judge rules for Pitt in same-sex benefits case >

April 27th, 2000

Attorneys from the ACLU said yester- day that they haven't decided how to proceed following an Allegheny County judge's ruling that Pitt does not discriminate by denying health benefits to employees' gay and lesbian partners. Pitt officials, meanwhile, weren't saying whether they plan to file for a permanent injunction in a further effort to kill […]

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Pitt statement on Gallo's ruling >

April 27th, 2000

The University of Pittsburgh is gratified that the Court of Common Pleas, after hearing arguments from both sides and carefully reviewing the extensive record in this case, has prohibited Deborah Henson and the other six complainants from proceeding with the action against the University pending before the Pittsburgh Human Relations Commission. Pitt respects the Human […]

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Plaintiffs vow to continue fight >

April 27th, 2000

Plaintiffs in a lawsuit alleging that the University discriminates by denying health insurance to its employees' gay and lesbian partners expressed disappointment with an Allegheny County judge's ruling against them. But they said they expect that an appeal will be filed, and they vowed to go on with the case. "The judge's decision seemed convoluted […]

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