Highmark Inc

Type: Company
Name: Highmark Inc
Nationality: United States
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Highmark Foundation Awards $74,000 To Schools In West Virginia For Innovative, Healthy Programs

August 21, 2014CHARLESTON – The Highmark Foundation has awarded schools throughout West Virginia with $74,000 in "Creating a Healthy School Environment" grants for innovative, healthy programs during the 2014-2015 school year.View the full list of school ... [Published BCBSA - 19 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Wear This Device So the Boss Knows Youre Losing Weight

(Bloomberg) -- To fight rising medical costs, oil company BP Plc last year offered Cory Slagle -- a 260-pound former football lineman -- an unusual way to trim $1,200 from his annualOne option was to wear a fitness-tracking bracelet from Fitbit Inc. to ... [Published Insurance Networking - 5 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Apple spoke with UnitedHealth, Humana regarding HealthKit tie-up - report

, 01:38 pm PT (04:38 pm ET) By AppleInsider StaffAs part of a campaign designed to drive adoption of its forthcoming HealthKit biomedical tracking platform, Apple has reportedly held broad-stroke discussions with major U.S. insurers UnitedHealth and Humana ... [Published Apple Insider - 23 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Many in Pennsylvania can still get benefit of Affordable Care Act

Alicia Donner left her job with an environmental nonprofit last month, a move that cost her employer-sponsored health coverage.But the 27-year-old from Wilkinsburg wasn't worried — she enrolled in a health plan through the online marketplace established ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 16 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Big data analytics projects raise stakes for predictive models

One of the keys to success in big data analytics projects is building strong ties between data analysts and business units . But there are also technical and skills issues that can boost -- or waylay -- efforts to create effective analytical models for ... [Published SearchBusinessAnalytics.com - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Healthcare giants battling for control of Pittsburgh's market

Pittsburgh's dominant health insurance company and its largest healthcare provider are, essentially, getting a divorce. For decades, Highmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield and University of Pittsburgh Medical Centerworked together. But as the line between insurance ... [Published Health Leaders - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

UPMC earnings turn positive, but pressures mount

UPMC reversed losses in its most recent quarter, but the hospital giant's success in growing its insurance business is putting pressure on earnings.The health plan, which grew 4 percent in the past year to 2.3 million members, including Medicare Advantage ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Competition sparks payer-provider divorce

Pittsburgh-based Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) are calling it quits after decades of working together.Competition among healthcare insurers and providers, spurred by the Affordable Care Act, have ... [Published FierceHealthPayer - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

Pittsburgh Health Care Giants Take Fight To Each Other's Turf : Shots

The headquarters for University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Highmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield dominate the Pittsburgh skyline much as they organizations have dominated health care in the region for decades. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption itoggle caption ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

Highmark Delaware awards $127,400 BluePrints for the Community grant to Wilmington's Sunday Breakfast Mission

WILMINGTON, Del. (July 22, 2014) - Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware (Highmark Delaware) has awarded a $127,400 BluePrints for the Community grant to the Sunday Breakfast Mission, to help the organization as it works to improve the health and wellness ... [Published Noodls - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Geisinger and Highmark reach agreement on five-year contract

DANVILLE, Pa./CAMP HILL, Pa. (July 23, 2014) - Geisinger Health System and Highmark Inc. announced today an agreement on a five-year contract extension through 2019.Under the new contract, Geisinger Medical Center in Danville and Geisinger Clinic physicians ... [Published Noodls - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Highmark Inc. and Conemaugh Health System reach agreement on multi-year contract

PITTSBURGH (July 24, 2014) - Highmark Inc. and Conemaugh Health System today announced a multi-year contract extension that will ensure Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield members have access to the system's three hospital campuses: Conemaugh Memorial Medical ... [Published Noodls - Aug 18 2014]

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...set gives modelers a greater number of records held out of the development process to use in testing a model and tweaking it for improved accuracy. "The more data you have for testing and validating your models, it's only a good thing" she said
...is regarded as one of the most effective settings to promote health and wellness," said Yvonne Cook, president of the Highmark Foundation. "These grants support schools who are diligently working to help children develop healthy behaviors. Through this program, we are proud to continue the Foundation's commitment to the health of our children."
...Nina Zetty, superintendent of schools for the Gateway School District. "This will improve our air quality, especially for our students and staff who suffer from various illnesses such as asthma, allergies and COPD. We believe that a healthy school environment breeds a better learning environment and workplace for our students and employees."
...Day-care worker Gail Jameson has Highmark insurance and she's been going to the same UPMC medical office for more than 20 years. "I could go in and just stop in if I needed to because it's close to my work" Jameson says. "I go past it every day."

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Highmark Foundation Awards $74,000 To Schools I... [Published BCBSA - 19 hours ago]
Apple spoke with UnitedHealth, Humana regarding... [Published Apple Insider - 23 hours ago]
Highmark Foundation awards $311,950 to schools ... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 21 2014]
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Wear This Device So the Boss Knows You’re Losin... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 21 2014]
Lessons from the recent Supreme Court Term: ord... [Published Lexology - Aug 21 2014]
UPMC earnings turn positive, but pressures mount [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Aug 21 2014]
Pittsburgh Health Care Giants Take Fight to Eac... [Published ACHP - Aug 21 2014]
Power Morcellator News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP ... [Published PRWeb - Aug 20 2014]
Can insurance coverage provide meaningful prote... [Published Lexology - Aug 19 2014]
Competition sparks payer-provider divorce [Published FierceHealthPayer - Aug 19 2014]
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At-home care providers ride the senior wave [Re... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 19 2014]
Pittsburgh Health Care Giants Take Fight To Eac... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 19 2014]
Pittsburgh Health Care Giants Take Fight To Eac... [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 19 2014]
Pittsburgh Health Care Giants Take Fight To Eac... [Published KNAU - Aug 19 2014]
Highmark Inc. and Conemaugh Health System reach... [Published Noodls - Aug 18 2014]
Geisinger and Highmark reach agreement on five-... [Published Noodls - Aug 18 2014]
Highmark Delaware awards $127,400 BluePrints fo... [Published Noodls - Aug 18 2014]
How will Delaware fare from Highmark’s domination? [Published Delaware Online - Aug 18 2014]
Robin Williams' death highlights the need for b... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Aug 17 2014]
How does Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama'... [Published al.com - Aug 15 2014]
Do Women in the Car Business Ask For What They ... [Published Automotivedigest.com - Aug 15 2014]
Can Insurance Coverage Provide Meaningful Prote... [Published JD Supra - Aug 14 2014]
Western Pennsylvania hospital profits improving [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Aug 14 2014]
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Highmark Inc. and United Concordia Dental Serve... [Published Business Wire Health News - Aug 11 2014]
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Highmark Inc. and United Concordia Dental Serve as Premier Sponsor of 2014 National Veterans Wheelchair Games ...
Highmark Inc.'s subsidiaries provide $2.3 milli... [Published PR Newswire: Financial Services - Aug 07 2014]
PITTSBURGH, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As participants in Pennsylvania's Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) and Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) programs, Highmark Inc. subsidiaries awarded more than $2.3 million in grants in 2014 to ...
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Geisinger and Highmark Reach Agreement on Five-... [Published Financial Services - Jul 23 2014]
Patients First initiative delivers certainty fo... [Published Financial Services - Jun 27 2014]
Highmark Inc. partners with industry leader to ... [Published Financial Services - May 20 2014]
Highmark makes donation to American Red Cross t... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 15 2014]
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