Minspeak

OnQ focuses on a language developed by a Pittsburgh-area man that helps physically and mentally challenged people lead fuller lives. Minspeak allows people to independently communicate a large vocabulary more quickly and efficiently than in similar devices.

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The Carnegie Museum of Art in Oakland is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Hall of Architecture. Housed in the great hall are plaster casts of dozens of architectural masterpieces from Europe and the Middle East.


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.

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