A collection of articles from our blog.


The standard of excellence. As measured against others. Distinct attributes and characteristics achieved.

A noteworthy accountant for some of the world’s largest companies and tax management practices—including H.J. Heinz, Price Waterhouse, and Joy Manufacturing Company—Thomas M. Medwig is also a former active-duty Air Force Sergeant, Carnegie Borough Councilman, and devoted community leader whose ties are all but too robust to list. He has been a member of the board for 39 years, serving as Chairman of the St. Clair Health Board for the past 28.

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Accelerating Results

The Accelerate Pheno® system streamlines blood culture testing by reducing the time from positive culture to reporting of organism identification and susceptibility versus traditional blood culture techniques. This innovative technology significantly reduces wait times by removing the need for overnight culture growth prior to testing and getting reports to doctors 24hrs to 48hrs sooner.

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A Shared Humanity

At St. Clair Health, our ability to meet the growing needs of our patients and the communities we serve is dependent on our people. They are our best resource and greatest strength because of their shared passion for helping others and unrivaled commitment to excellence.

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More than a Migraine

For Heather Moury, DO, AQH, who practices with St. Clair Medical Group Neurology, one of the most important things is distinguishing that a migraine is much more than just a headache—and far more common than most people think.

“A migraine is severe unilateral, throbbing, debilitating pain with associated symptoms ranging from sensitivity to light and sound to nausea, vomiting, numbness, and dizziness,” she says. “Migraines are worsened with movement and make it difficult to keep up with everyday life.”

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Advanced Care Close To Home

“Advanced care close to home is defined by the best people, the best teams, and the best partners, working together in an environment that delivers consistent, high-quality care,” says John T. Sullivan, MD, MBA, SVP & Chief Medical Officer at St. Clair Health.

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A Regional Resource

It all started with a need. A need for South Hills residents to have their own quality and compassionate health care close to home.

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Back on Track

Imagine being active your entire life, only to lose the ability to engage in the activities that brought you joy. This is exactly what happened to David Dibernardi.

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Women’s Vaginal Health

A woman’s body is constantly evolving throughout her lifespan. From the pubertal years to menopause and beyond, a woman’s vaginal health is always important. It is essential to understand what is normal and what is necessary to ensure that you nurture and maintain your vaginal health.

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The origin of (FAM) was as simple as it was staggering: immediate need. At the national level, one in five Americans face food insecurity every day. Across the state, 1.9 million Pennsylvanians—including 43 percent of older adults—are food insecure. And nearly 160,000 residents of Allegheny County utilize Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formerly known as food stamps.

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