Getting Healthcare Right

The Future of Health Care

These posts highlight what’s new and exciting in medical research, facilities, treatment, and education — including innovations at Allegheny Health Network. Get a new perspective on health care issues from influential thinkers, national experts, and Highmark Health leaders.

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Posted August 14, 2018
Patient room in Dr. Manzi's office.
Science and compassion have shaped Dr. Susan Manzi’s career, including leading creation of the AHN Autoimmunity Institute. Read More
Posted August 8, 2018
View from the observation room of the patient’s exposed heart.
The Open Heart Surgery Observation Program at AGH has given thousands of students a chance to watch an open heart surgery. Read More
Posted July 25, 2018
Young woman at home looking at a tablet computer device
A therapist in Highmark’s health plan network says virtual visits have real value when it comes to behavioral health support. Read More
Posted July 12, 2018
Highmark Health CEO David Holmberg
Amidst all the big acquisitions and mergers in health care, CEO David Holmberg explains why partnering drives our strategy. Read More
Posted June 29, 2018
A young tour guide points out a view to four older hikers in the Scottish Highlands
Ok, it’s not the Scottish Highlands, but this guided tour of our blog can help you get more out of your travels with us. Read More
Posted June 24, 2018
It’s great that you have an intrinsic motivation to read about behavior change. How can we help you act on your motivation? Read More
Posted May 23, 2018
Close-up of a section of the protein shelves at the Healthy Food Center
For qualified patients, AHN doctors can write a referral for free, healthy food at the Healthy Food Center. Read More

The Future’s Here

From the innovative Highmark Cancer Collaborative to groundbreaking work by Allegheny Health Network doctors to the policy decisions that will shape tomorrow’s care and coverage, we regularly publish posts on the Highmark Health blog about what our affiliated businesses are doing to create a healthier future. You can find all of our “future-focused” posts by visiting The Future of Health Care category page.

For a broader, industry-wide look at the future of health care, check out our dynamically updating, curated Links to the Future page, where we share some of the most interesting articles we come across on medical technology, promising new treatments, innovative health programs, and industry trends.

The path to a healthier future depends on “getting health care right” in the work we do every day. You can read about our efforts to do that in the Highmark Health online annual report.

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