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Allegheny Health Network, Johns Hopkins ink cancer deal

Pittsburgh Business Times, July 8, 2014

Allegheny Health Network and Johns Hopkins Medicine have signed a five-year agreement to collaborate in cancer care, research and physician education. AHN’s agreement with Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center is expected to help western Pennsylvania cancer patients by advancing cancer research, providing expanded access to Hopkins clinical trials, and helping establish new standards of cancer care. The Kimmel Center is among 41 comprehensive cancers centers nationwide as designated by the National Cancer Institute. The areas covered by the agreement are clinical consultation, research, quality and safety and education for AHN doctors and allied health professionals, including monthly grand rounds and other presentations delivered by Johns Hopkins staff at AHN facilities.