Getting Healthcare Right

Care Connections

All of us who’ve been helped — and healed — by a physician or another health care provider know how special that relationship is. In this section of the blog, we focus on different aspects of that “care connection” — finding providers, getting the most from appointments, communicating effectively, and working together to manage or overcome a health issue.

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Posted June 23, 2016
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In our latest “Ask a Doc” post, we sit down with cardiologist Dr. Matthew Becker to learn about interventional cardiology. Read More
Posted June 18, 2016
Licensed Professional Counselor Joan Kaylor outlines questions you can use to find the right therapist for your child. Read More
Posted June 14, 2016
Jessica Orris
Knowledge is power. That’s what this Highmark employee learned by fighting a condition that affects up to 1 in 10 women. Read More
Posted June 12, 2016
Haiti mountains
Dr. Rhonda Johnson shares the tears and triumphs of her recent mission trip to Haiti. Read More
Posted June 9, 2016
Smiling doctor sitting down and consulting patient
The best doctor – patient relationships are built on a foundation of openness and understanding. Read More
Posted June 5, 2016
Pain in the hand and wrist
From physical therapy to surgical remedies, Dr. Bradley Palmer talks about treatments for common hand problems. Read More
Posted April 29, 2016
White female doctor and young brown-skinned boy
Working to put an end to health disparities is an important part of the Highmark mission. Dr. Rhonda Johnson explains why. Read More

Looking for Your Health Plan Website?

Need to find info about providers, prescriptions, coverage, claims, ID cards, or health spending or savings accounts? If so, your Highmark member site is the place to go. (It’s separate from this blog.)

Find your Member site address on the back of your member ID card — or, if your card isn’t handy, use the plan link on this list.

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