According to a recent article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, West Penn Allegheny Health System’s federal antitrust lawsuit against University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Highmark Inc., has been dismissed.  Filed in April of this year, the lawsuit alleged that UPMC and Highmark conspired to raise prices and squeeze out competition.  According to the article, the Court found that West Penn’s position was inconsistent and that there was no conspiracy on the part of UPMC and Highmark.