Overview:Allegheny Health Network is a Pittsburgh-based healthcare system that brings together the brightest healthcare professionals from western Pennsylvania and beyond to offer patients a high quality, innovative and cost-effective healthcare choice for advanced, comprehensive medical care across every discipline. Our patient-centered approach to care means a greater focus on coordinated wellness and illness prevention and a focus on our patients needs from start to finish. At Allegheny Health Network, leading people to better health and wellness in the communities we serve is what drives us.
Allegheny Health Network is comprised of eight hospitals, including our flagship academic medical center Allegheny General Hospital, Allegheny Valley Hospital in Natrona Heights, Canonsburg Hospital in Canonsburg, Forbes Hospital in Monroeville, Jefferson Hospital in Jefferson Hills, Saint Vincent Hospital in Erie, West Penn Hospital in Bloomfield, and Westfield Memorial Hospital in Westfield, NY.
Allegheny Health Network employs more than 17,000 people and has 2,100 physicians on its medical staff. The Network’s specialty programs have received national and international recognition – particularly in the areas of bone and joint, cardiovascular, neurosciences, women’s health, transplantation, cancer, trauma, emergency and burn care.
Allegheny Health Network is strongly committed to the training of future generations of healthcare professionals by offering 46 graduate medical programs, two medical school affiliations and two nursing schools. Allegheny General and West Penn Hospital serve as clinical campuses for the medical schools of Drexel University and Temple University, respectively. Nearly 280 students are currently enrolled in nursing programs at West Penn Hospital and the Citizens School of Nursing in Natrona Heights. The Network also consists of ambulatory care centers and a group purchasing organization.