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 September 27, 2015
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Expanding our definition of health literacy, and ability to map it — let’s meet RAND senior policy researcher Laurie Martin. Read More
Posted September 22, 2015
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Why did we buy that hospital system? Our CEO says integrated health care systems are the (brighter) future of health care. Read More
Posted September 15, 2015
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The first panel for the Health Care Forum Series will talk about issues related to health care disparities — RSVP to attend. Read More
Posted September 14, 2015
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The Health Care Forum Series gives you a unique opportunity to ask questions and learn from health experts — RSVP to attend. Read More
Posted September 13, 2015
Links To The Future
A more effective flu vaccine is just one of the promising developments we explore in this edition of Links to the Future. Read More
Posted August 6, 2015
Links To The Future
What do 3D printers, supercomputers and “watchful waiting” have in common? They’re all “Links to the Future” of health care. Read More
Posted July 3, 2015
Links To The Future
Brushing with nanotechnology instead of toothpaste? Just one intriguing highlight from our “Links to the Future” round-up. 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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