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 January 3, 2019
Sarah Ahmad, senior vice president of innovation and transformation strategy
Innovation isn’t just a team, it’s part of the entire culture. Sarah Ahmad leads the charge at Highmark Health. Read More
Posted December 27, 2018
Kelley Fishovitz, ECCM nurse
ECCM nurse care manager Kelley Fishovitz gives us an inside look at what makes the program so special. Read More
Posted November 26, 2018
Jeb Dunkelberger, VP, producer administration and service for Highmark
One of the architects of True Performance offers insights on the evolution of value-based reimbursement programs. Read More
Posted October 24, 2018
Deborah L. Rice-Johnson, president of Highmark, Inc.
Deb Rice-Johnson has over 30 years’ experience leading Highmark, but her thoughts are focused on the future of care. Read More
Posted October 10, 2018
Elderly woman seated with a female doctor standing behind her
The director of geriatrics at AHN shares her insights on improving the delivery of care to older patients. Read More
Posted September 13, 2018
A female health professional talking to three pregnant women
A program to help mothers-to-be struggling with substance use disorders illustrates certain qualities found throughout AHN. Read More
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

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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