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The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) is set to acquire Family Hospice and Palliative Care, Pennsylvania’s largest non-profit hospice service, into its health care system. Family Hospice will be part of UPMC Community Provider Services. The 250 employees of Family Hospice will become UPMC employees, although Family Hospice will continue to operate under the Family Hospice name. The acquisition also includes Presbyterian Senior Care. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed.

This was reported by 90.5 WESA on March 20, 2015.

Contact Information: Paul Wood, Vice President and Chief Communications Officer, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 200 Lothrop St., Pittsburgh, PA 15213-2582; 412-647-6647; E-mail:; Website:

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