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 April 28, 2016
A special school in Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands helps students with autism train for and master all kinds of life skills. Read More
Posted April 13, 2016
Checking a patient's pulse
We all play a role in patient-centered care. Learn how one health system is playing its part — and how you can help. Read More
Posted April 10, 2016
Dr. David Parda of the Allegheny Health Network
Dr. David Parda explains how the Highmark Cancer Collaborative is improving quality, access, experience and value. Read More
Posted April 8, 2016
MyStory logo
Meet three members of our Highmark Health community in this video series that has excellent work–life balance. Read More
Posted April 6, 2016
Hospitals and researchers from across the country send organs to Pittsburgh where a special team extracts their unique cells. Read More
Posted March 29, 2016
MRI of a brain tumor
Dr. Tulika Ranjan puts her expertise in brain cancer treatment to work in western Pennsylvania. Read More
Posted March 18, 2016
Panicking Woman
Panic symptoms can feel like a heart attack, yet there’s nothing physically wrong. Deeper breathing may be the solution. 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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