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 October 21, 2016
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Jeff Soffen discusses how Highmark and Quartet are partnering to better integrate behavioral health in the care experience. Read More
Posted October 11, 2016
Jenny Sabol and Jon Mertz holding up "What Is Your HIT Mission" signs
Eat right, exercise regularly, and optimize your information technology and systems. Welcome to the world of health IT. Read More
Posted October 9, 2016
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Dr. David M. Lasorda explains how new, noninvasive procedures can repair and replace weakened heart valves with less risk. Read More
Posted September 16, 2016
Cancer-fighting nanorobots are only one of the amazing advances in this collection of articles on the future of health care. Read More
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 30, 2016
Caduceus in shopping cart
“Health care consumerism” can take many forms — but our Highmark health plan expert says the key to all of them is choice. Read More
Posted July 27, 2016
Dentist holding power drill
Replacing drills and toxic fillings by getting teeth to regenerate their own tissue — we like this link to the future. 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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