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UPMC Western Maryland Merger Celebrating its Second Year

January 21st, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Late last year, UPMC Western Maryland was recognized by U.S. News & World Report as Western Maryland’s Best Hospital for 2021-22. In addition to that honor, UPMC Western Maryland was named as “High Performing” in six specialty services areas. February 1st will mark the two year anniversary of the Western Maryland Health System becoming part of the UPMC system- and the merger has led to expanded and enhanced medical services available in the region. UPMC Western Maryland President Michele Martz tells WCBC News that joining forces with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has allowed local residents to receive necessary treatment in town- largely eliminating the need to travel for long distances medical care…