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Sleeve of Jim Stupar's uniform showing logo for Disaster Medical Assistance Team
Serving the Nation on a Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) By Corey Florindi
August 29 2018

In a disaster zone you may learn about DMATs in person. At a safer distance, try this interview with a DMAT veteran.

Young man holding a picture of himself looking concerned in one hand, and a second photo looking happy in the other
Ask a Doc: Men’s Health Means Overall Health By Corey Florindi
August 21 2018

A specific concern may bring you to Dr. Bagga, but he also wants to help men focus more on their overall health.

Patient room in Dr. Manzi's office.
Creating the World’s First Autoimmunity Institute: Meet Dr. Susan Manzi By Nikki Buccina
August 14 2018

Science and compassion have shaped Dr. Susan Manzi’s career, including leading creation of the AHN Autoimmunity Institute.

View from the observation room of the patient’s exposed heart.
A Medical Looking Glass: The Open Heart Surgery Observation Program By Emily Laubham
August 8 2018

The Open Heart Surgery Observation Program at AGH has given thousands of students a chance to watch an open heart surgery.

Kidney transplant recipient Jerry Jacovetty speaks at a Donate Life Month event in 2018 at Allegheny General Hospital.
The Gift of Life: A Kidney Transplant Story By Nikki Buccina
July 18 2018

Jerry went from 25 hours a week on dialysis to being “a 10 physically” — because someone decided to become an organ donor.

Highmark Health CEO David Holmberg
Straight from the CEO: Strategic Partnerships Create Value for the Customer By David Holmberg
July 12 2018

Amidst all the big acquisitions and mergers in health care, CEO David Holmberg explains why partnering drives our strategy.

ER doctor with tablet in foreground, two nurses with a patient in background
Tips for Emergency Room Visits By Corey Florindi
June 15 2018

Be prepared — these tips can help dispel fears about emergency departments and ensure a good emergency care experience.

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Find your Member site address on the back of your member ID card — or, if your card isn’t handy, use the plan link on this list.

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