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15 Oct, 2015, 10:00 ET HIGHMARK Introduces Innovative Energy Storage System to the Northeastern U.S.

 HIGHMARK, a pioneer in building efficiency, has introduced the Building Load Deferment energy storage system to the Northeastern U.S. Building...


27 Jun, 2014, 11:15 ET Patients First initiative delivers certainty for health care consumers in Western Pennsylvania

 Western Pennsylvania residents will have access to doctors and hospitals and new levels of protection against health care disruption under the...


18 Feb, 2014, 10:21 ET Online registration for walkers now open for Highmark's "Walk for A Healthy Community" in five cities across Pennsylvania this spring

For the 12th consecutive year, Highmark is hosting its Walk for a Healthy Community fundraiser to benefit nonprofit organizations. Online...


28 Jan, 2014, 11:53 ET Highmark-sponsored bus stop warming stations provide a break from Arctic chill

 While the temperatures have plummeted to some of the coldest Western Pennsylvania has seen in decades, it hasn't changed the fact that the...


12 Jul, 2013, 10:00 ET Highmark Direct health insurance store to open in Allentown

 Highmark Health Services announced today that it will open a Highmark Direct retail health insurance store in Allentown, Pa. The store will be...


09 Jul, 2013, 10:30 ET Highmark and Allegheny Health Network announce completion of affiliation with Saint Vincent Health System

Highmark and Allegheny Health Network today announced the completion of their affiliation with Saint Vincent Health System, having...


24 Jun, 2013, 10:00 ET Carnegie Mellon University, Highmark and Allegheny Health Network Announce Creation of New Dynamic Disruptive Health Technology Institute

Carnegie Mellon University, Highmark and Allegheny Health Network today announced the creation of the Disruptive Health Technology...


31 May, 2013, 12:26 ET Erie County Orphan's Court approves Highmark and Allegheny Health Network affiliation with Saint Vincent Health System

 Today, the Orphan's Court of Erie County approved Highmark and Allegheny Health Network's affiliation with Saint Vincent Health System. For...


30 May, 2013, 14:00 ET Erie Insurance's Terrence W. Cavanaugh joins Highmark board of directors

 Terrence W. Cavanaugh, Erie Insurance Group's president and chief executive officer, is the newest member of Highmark's board of directors....


09 May, 2013, 10:30 ET Highmark diversified business companies provide nearly $2.1 million in support of educational programs across Pennsylvania

 Highmark Health Services' diversified business companies Davis Vision, Inc., Gateway Health Plan, Inc., HM Insurance Group, Keystone Health...


04 Feb, 2013, 11:00 ET Registration now open for the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community, scheduled in five locations throughout Pennsylvania

 Registration for the annual Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community is now open for its five walk sites in Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Bethlehem,...


24 Oct, 2012, 08:29 ET Highmark's defined contribution platform supports small business and Medicare-eligible retiree health care choice

Highmark announced today that it is expanding its defined contribution platform to support small business and Medicare-eligible retiree health care...


27 Mar, 2012, 12:55 ET Telehealth Service Offered by Highmark Gives New Meaning to the Term House Call

 A cold or upper respiratory infection might need a physician's attention, but when he or she is not available, the only option might be a...


24 Jan, 2012, 14:24 ET PGA Champion Jim Furyk Joins Allegheny Sports Medicine to Announce Sponsorship of PGA TOUR Sports Medicine Trailers

WHO:      Kenneth R. Melani, M.D., Highmark president and chief executive officer.   Patrick...


12 Jan, 2012, 09:20 ET Highmark Introduces New Individual Health Insurance Plan Featuring Simple, Affordable Coverage With Low Deductible

 Today, Highmark Inc. introduced Simply Blue PPO, a new individual insurance plan that offers simple health insurance coverage with a...


15 Nov, 2011, 13:00 ET Highmark Medicare Services Awarded New Contract from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced the selection of Highmark Medicare Services Inc. as the new Medicare...


12 May, 2011, 09:36 ET Highmark Health Partner Program Helps Medicare Advantage Members Get Support Navigating The Complex Health Care System

Highmark has launched a Health Partner program to encourage Highmark Medicare Advantage members to designate a family member, friend or other loved...


16 Mar, 2009, 14:10 ET Highmark Offers Resources to Help Pennsylvanians Without Health Insurance During Cover the Uninsured Week

Uninsured, including those who are recently unemployed, can attend a local seminar or talk to a health insurance expert As the nation marks...


12 Mar, 2009, 10:00 ET Highmark Retail Store to Celebrate Grand Opening

Health insurance store in Mechanicsburg to hold grand opening on March 21 Pennsylvania's first pair of health insurance retail stores, Highmark...


27 Mar, 2008, 01:00 ET Highmark, Prominent Part of Pittsburgh City Skyline, to Go Dark for One Hour to Support the Environment

PITTSBURGH, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Part of Pittsburgh's city skyline, notably Highmark's Fifth Avenue Place and Penn Avenue Place facilities,...


11 Mar, 2008, 01:00 ET Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and National Association Name Area Hospitals as Blue Distinction Centers for Complex and Rare Cancers

PITTSBURGH, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield has named Allegheny General Hospital, UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside and UPMC...


11 Mar, 2008, 01:00 ET Highmark Blue Shield and National Association Name Area Hospitals as Blue Distinction Centers for Complex and Rare Cancers

CAMP HILL, Pa., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Highmark Blue Shield is pleased to announce the recognition of Penn State Hershey Medical Center and...


06 Dec, 2007, 00:00 ET Highmark and Fifth Avenue Place Leading the Way on Sustainable, Eco-Friendly and Green Practices

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- On Dec. 12 and 13, Highmark and Fifth Avenue Place will rally the community around sustainable, eco-friendly...


05 Dec, 2007, 00:00 ET Highmark Inc. Awards $7,500 in Grants to Nonprofit Organizations

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Highmark Inc. recently awarded $7,500 in grants to nonprofit organizations through its Employee Volunteer...


25 Jun, 2007, 01:00 ET Highmark Questions Information in PHC4 Cardiac Surgery Report

PITTSBURGH, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Highmark said today the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council's (PHC4) recent cardiac surgery...