County Profiles

Living in Allegheny County
Each week, a new “Top 10” list comes out with our name on it. This is no surprise for those of us who call Allegheny County and Pittsburgh home. Our region has activities and opportunities for everyone. Those things don’t come without work and Allegheny County Economic Development (ACED) is proud to … Read More >

Pittsburgh’s Got You Covered

Health care has long put Pittsburgh on the map beginning in 1954, when the first Polio Vaccine was created by Jonas Salk at the University of Pittsburgh. Today, Pittsburgh remains on the map as home to some of the best hospitals in the country. Take for example, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), which … Read More >

Health Insurance

Highmark Inc. serves approximately 12.7 million members in western, central and northeastern Pennsylvania through the company’s total health plan and ancillary membership for businesses and residents. The company provides a broad range of individual health insurance products and Medicare supplemental programs. Highmark also contributes millions of dollars to help keep quality health care programs affordable … Read More >

Hospital Listings

Allegheny General Hospital

Number of Licensed Beds: 576

Allegheny Health Network

320 East North Avenue,

Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Level 1 Trauma Center, Heart, Liver, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation, general and minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, Allergy and Immunology, Cardiovascular disease, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiothoracic and Vascular surgery, Pulmonary Hypertension, Asthma, Bariatric Surgery, Medical, Surgical and Radiation Oncology, Hematology/Blood Cancer, Cancer Genetics, … Read More >

Go Places: Sites & Attractions

Go Places: Sites & Attractions

Greater Pittsburgh’s Four Seasons
There is something both comforting and disquieting in the changing of the seasons. The very certainty of this natural progression — winter to spring, spring to summer, summer to autumn and autumn back to winter again — provides Southwestern Pennsylvanians with a framework for our lives.

We change — our expectations, our … Read More >

Publisher’s Note



Our region is no longer branded with stigmas of our industrial past, but celebrated for its attractive riverfronts, green initiatives, world-class universities, a thriving Downtown with its eclectic arts scene and much, much more. Pittsburgh stands strong, establishing a brighter future for generations to come.


Western Pennsylvania reformed its economy around finance, information, engineering and healthcare. … Read More >

Pittsburgh Means Business: Balanced, Diverse Industries Propel the Region’s Future

A conversation on Pittsburgh’s business scene several decades ago would inevitably turn to one topic: steel production. Around the middle of the 20th century, Pittsburgh contributed nearly half of the nation’s steel output. Steel defined its economy and workforce—at least for a while. Then, during the ’70s and ’80s, steel production dwindled, beset by foreign competition, … Read More >