Getting Health Care Right: A Conversation with Sarah Ahmad

January 3rd, 2019

Highmark Health senior vice pres­i­dent of inno­va­tion and trans­for­ma­tion strategy Sarah Ahmad leads a team that is all about getting health care right.

New Device Shows Encouraging Signs In Helping Reduce Panic Attacks

September 24th, 2018

Panic attacks can be debil­i­tating. Medicine often helps, but now there’s a new treat­ment that’s offering a better solu­tion.

Digital Health Trends Show a Promising Future

September 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 Program 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 Testing

September 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 Program 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 angiograms

August 20th, 2018

The health system deploys inno­v­a­tive FDA-​approved tech­nolo­gies, enabling physi­cians to use AI algo­rithms to assess 3D models of the heart

Media Relations Contacts

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Highmark Health Corporate Communications
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Highmark Health Corporate Communications
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