Digital Health Trends Show a Promising FutureSeptember 14th, 2018
This year’s Accenture Digital Health Technology Vision touches on trends that aligned with Highmark Health’s mission to deliver value-based care. As an integrated delivery and financing system,we have an outstanding opportunity to take advantage of technology trends and test them out to see if they can deliver value to our patients and partners. We test cutting-edge healthcare solutions through the Highmark Health VITAL Innovation Platform through which we partner with innovators to test, learn and understand the efficacy of technologies and think about how we can integrate them in our core business.
Biocept Bets on Oncology TestingSeptember 12th, 2018
Biocept has said that Highmark Health is testing its “liquid biopsy” platform designed to help oncologists improve the diagnosis and treatment of patients with non-small cell lung cancer. The goals are to improve health outcomes by using liquid biopsy to more rapidly assess a patient’s molecular status and select an appropriate therapy, while also reducing the overall cost of care. Highmark Health is the second-largest US integrated delivery and financing system. Their VITAL Innovation Platform focuses on real-world testing of early-stage health innovations, producing evidence related to patient experience, and care and cost outcomes. More than 100 patients of Highmark Health-affiliated Allegheny Health Network Cancer Institute in Pittsburgh will participate.
How Highmark Health uses deep learning, 3D tech to cut unnecessary angiogramsAugust 20th, 2018
The health system deploys innovative FDA-approved technologies, enabling physicians to use AI algorithms to assess 3D models of the heart
Highmark Health Evaluating Utility of YouScript Medication Prescribing SoftwareJune 7th, 2018
Highmark Health announced today that it has agreed to evaluate the utility of YouScript’s Precision Prescribing Software, which is designed for safer, more targeted prescribing of medications for patients taking multiple drugs. The evaluation will be conducted through Highmark’s VITAL Innovation Platform, a test-and-learn platform that facilitates real-world testing of early-stage medical innovations to produce evidence related to patient experience, and clinical and financial outcomes, Highmark said.…
2018 Digital Health Tech VisionMay 24th, 2018
The world has reached a point where technology is deeply embedded in our lives — and the lines between business and personal are blurred more than ever. Healthcare organizations are increasingly unleashing the power of intelligent technologies, using them to deliver personalized, efficient and informed care. However, with such innovation comes responsibility. For people to get the full benefits of digitally enabled healthcare services, providers and health plans must prioritize trust and responsibility.