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 17, 2016
Highmark Health CEO David Holmberg
Improving health care is a shared responsibility. We’re doing our part, and we’re demanding that the government do its part. 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 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
Posted March 9, 2016
Links To The Future
Learn how researchers are teaching the body to fight cancer, helping paralyzed patients walk again, and more. 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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