News Releases

A collection of our latests press releases.

St. Clair Health Launches MedsInHand Program

Service Saves Patients a Trip to the Pharmacy and Reduces Return Visits to the Hospital

PITTSBURGH, PA (February 25, 2022) – St. Clair Health recently launched the MedsInHand™ program to get patients the right medication as efficiently as possible so they can concentrate on recovery, not tracking down prescriptions. The nationally recognized, integrated health system is the first in southwestern Pennsylvania to collaborate with Walgreens for this type of program.

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St. Clair Health Welcomes Frank Arcuri as New Chair of the Hospital Board

PITTSBURGH, PA (January 27, 2022) – St. Clair Health, a nationally recognized, integrated health system serving the residents of southwestern Pennsylvania, today announced the election of Frank Arcuri, Esq. as the new chair of the St. Clair Hospital Board of Directors. Arcuri has served on the board since 2012 and succeeds John P. Meegan, who served as chair since 2020.

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St. Clair Health Announces Retirement of Senior Vice President and CFO Richard C. Chesnos

Vice President of Finance Eric J. Luttringer to Assume Role

PITTSBURGH, PA (January 12, 2022) – St. Clair Health announced today that Richard C. Chesnos will retire from his position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective April 1, 2022. Eric J. Luttringer will assume the role effective April 2, 2022.

Chesnos played a key role in the success of St. Clair since stepping into the role of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 2006. Upon inheriting a bond rating of A- and a small operating loss, he astutely guided St. Clair’s finances to achieve the region’s highest bond rating (AA-) and consistently strong performance—among many other accomplishments.

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St. Clair Health now using Tyrer-Cuzick Risk Assessment Calculator for breast cancer

Having additional knowledge can never be a bad thing, especially when it comes to detecting breast cancer.

St. Clair Health announced it is providing the Tyrer-Cuzick Risk Assessment Calculator, a tool utilized to gather information on a patient from personal history to breast density and mammogram images. The information is then used to determine the likelihood a woman will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime.

“Identifying these patients earlier helps us to catch their cancers earlier and gives them a better chance of survival,” said Dr. Raye J. Budway, director of breast surgical services for St. Clair Health Center. “This is about helping you understand where you are so we can get you where you need to go.”

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St. Clair Health Named A ‘Most Wired’ Hospital

St. Clair Health has earned 2021 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired recognition as a certified Level 9.

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) Digital Health Most Wired program conducts the annual survey to assess how effectively healthcare organizations apply core and advanced technologies into their clinical and business programs to improve health and care in their communities.

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Caring for grandkids and keeping them safe on the road

As a grandparent involved in their grandkids’ everyday tasks and routines, much of your time with your grandchildren may be spent in the car. Whether it’s going to and from school, running errands or taking the kids to activities and events, you may find yourself spending a lot of time in your car. It’s vital to understand the ins and outs of safe car travel with kids in 2021, so everyone has the best and safest experience possible.

Grandchildren provide joy and add a new dimension to family dynamics. But for grandparents contributing to the care and upbringing of their grandchildren, things can get more complicated. Being responsible for your grandchildren may allow you to share in their daily lives, but it can also be overwhelming — especially when caring for more than one child at a time. You are not alone. It is estimated over 2.6 million children are being raised by their grandparents in the U.S. That’s why Bankrate put together a guide to help you navigate safe travel for you and your precious grandkids.

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Our Region’s Business – St. Clair Health Segment

St. Clair Health was featured in WPXI News segment called Our Region’s Business which highlights local businesses in Allegheny county. Our Region’s Business has been jointly produced by the Allegheny Conference and WPXI-TV since May 2004. The show is hosted by Bill Flanagan, Chief Corporate Relations Officer at the Allegheny Conference on Community Development.

This segment featuring St. Clair Health discussed how the healthcare system invests in the future of healthcare with its new outpatient center right on the main campus. The team took a look around Sunday on “Our Region’s Business,” jointly-produced by the Allegheny Conference and WPXI-TV.

-Hosted by Bill Flanagan, Chief Corporate Relations Officer

Please click the link below to watch the filmed broadcast.