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 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
Posted May 16, 2018
The words "getting health care right" on a gradated background that goes from Highmark blue to AHN green
Allegheny Health Network CEO Cynthia Hundorfean shares her insights on what it means to get health care right. Read More
Posted April 19, 2018
Closeup of a doctor using a tablet device in a hospital room setting
Get insights on the evolution of emergency medicine from one of the leaders of that evolution in western Pennsylvania. Read More
Posted March 14, 2018
A pregnant woman sitting on a couch next to a middle-aged male therapist taking notes
Mental health support can be as important as birthing classes and a healthy diet to ensure a good childbirth journey. Read More
Posted February 20, 2018
A woman looking at a computer screen with a doctor on it
We have so many articles involving doctors on the blog — it’s almost like getting a house call. Read More
Posted October 11, 2017
Dr. Gene Finley
AHN’s Dr. Gene Finley discusses promising strides in cancer treatment involving the emergence of immunotherapy. Read More
Posted August 9, 2017
Highmark Health CEO David Holmberg
Changes with our vision business are ultimately about investing in creating more value for our respective customers. 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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