It's an idea that's sparking lots of debate. Should the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County merge? OnQ's Tonia Caruso talks with leaders on both sides of the issue. Hear why some think it's a great idea while others are saying "not so fast!"
Dr. Carey Vinson, Highmark's VP of Quality & Medical Performance Management
In this episode, OnQ focuses on medical access. We will profile a free health center that Catholic Charities opened to offer medical coverage to people of all backgrounds; as well as, a program at WVU that trains dentists and places them in communities that need them. Our featured guest is, Dr. Andrea Fox, medical director at the Squirrel Hill Health Center.
We've talked about what consumers, providers and businesses can do to lower the cost of healthcare. Tonight, we look at the role of government. Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell sits down with Tonia Caruso to discuss his "Prescription for Pennsylvania."
OnQ viewers get a preview of the upcoming Filmmakers Corner, WQED's new program with host Minette Seate screening local, independent and student film and video. Videographer/producer Ralph Vittucio screens his "In Service: Iraq to Pittsburgh," an intense documentary featuring words and images of troops from Southwestern Pennsylvania during their service in Iraq.
Several days before the VIP and media tour, Michael Bartley gives On Q viewers the exclusive access to the new Fred Rogers Center on the campus of St. Vincent College in Latrobe.
OnQ's Michael Bartley reports on Pittsburgh's efforts to keep order on city streets during the Pittsburgh G20 Summit. (From 9-24-09)
In honor of Pittsburgh's 250th Anniversary, Pittsburgh Glass Center celebrates the city's industrial roots with an exhibit featuring glass and steel. "Glass & Steel: Art Transcends Industry" features works ranging from jewelry to sculpture created by artists from Western Pennsylvania.