UPMC South Side to merge with Mercy Uptown campus
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 12, 2008
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center intends to consolidate UPMC South Side with UPMC Mercy, as well as spend $75-$90 million on an expansion of Mercy's campus. The South Side campus will begin moving to Mercy in summer 2009 and close over a period of five years. The Mercy renovations include the creation of a rehabilitation "center of excellence," as well an expansion of UPMC Mercy's emergency department, additional operating rooms, intensive care unit, and ambulatory capacity and enhancements in ear, nose and throat services.