Highmark Health unveils 'bold mission' to change health care system

While some hospitals and health care systems are navigating the rough waters surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic, Highmark Health is doing all that and planning to help reinvent the health care industry with a strategic planning initiative stretching to 2025. Highmark Health provided a sneak peek Thursday of what CEO David Holmberg called a reinvention of the health care system that will focus on the customer and clinician needs and use technology and best practices to improve health. “We’re…
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