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 August 9, 2016
Dr. Virginia Calega
The old system is broken. Dr. Virginia Calega talks about the Highmark Cancer Collaborative’s new approach to health care. Read More
Posted July 18, 2016
Frozen breast milk in bottles
New milk bank helps deliver donors’ milk to new moms across western Pennsylvania. Read More
Posted July 11, 2016
Allegheny Health Network's heart failure care team goes beyond the routine to treat patients. Read More
Posted June 28, 2016
nurse checking senior patient's blood pressure
If you can’t get your blood pressure below 140/90, Dr. Benjamin Susco wants to see you. Read More
Posted June 23, 2016
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

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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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