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Dr. Benza (center), with Dr. Robert Franz from the Mayo Clinic (left) and Jessica Lazaar, a physician’s assistant, at the peak of Mt. Kiliminjaro.
Ask a Doc: Pulmonary Hypertension By Emily Laubham
February 1 2019

One of the nation’s leading experts on pulmonary hypertension shares insights on diagnosis, treatment and research.

Sarah Ahmad, senior vice president of innovation and transformation strategy
Getting Health Care Right:
A Conversation with Sarah Ahmad
By Don Bertschman
January 3 2019

Innovation isn’t just a team, it’s part of the entire culture. Sarah Ahmad leads the charge at Highmark Health.

Motivational Interviewing: The Right Questions Help Drive Behavior Change By Don Bertschman
June 24 2018

It’s great that you have an intrinsic motivation to read about behavior change. How can we help you act on your motivation?

Doctors and health professionals discussing treatment plan
Health Care Collaboration Is a Win for All By Dr. Mark Wendling
December 22 2016

We’re all here to help patients — so we should all work together and share information to achieve that goal.

Road construction with Road Closed and Detour signs
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Detours Around Blocked Arteries By Bryce Walat
November 18 2016

When coronary arteries get blocked, using a graft to “detour” the blood is one way to prevent damage to the heart.

Jefferson Hospital Level 2 Nursery
Straight from the CEO: Insurer + Provider = Better Health Care By David Holmberg
September 22 2015

Why did we buy that hospital system? Our CEO says integrated health care systems are the (brighter) future of health care.

Veteran Voices: Paul Puopolo By Sam Nolan
March 9 2015

Paul Puopolo made a hugely successful transition from military life to the corporate world, but it wasn’t always easy.

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