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Highmark's ACA plans lose $590 million

By Bob Herman  |  April 01, 2016

Highmark Health lost $590 million on its health plans sold on the Affordable Care Act exchanges in 2015, joining the ranks of other large multistate companies that covered marketplace patients who desperately needed and used care.

Piedmont Atlanta Hospital names Battey CEO

Piedmont Atlanta Hospital names Battey CEO

By Modern Healthcare  |  January 30, 2016

Dr. Patrick Battey has been named CEO of Piedmont Atlanta Hospital after serving as co-CEO with Les Donahue the previous year. He is the first physician to serve as CEO since the hospital opened in 1905.

Former Cleveland Clinic exec to join Allegheny Health Network

Former Cleveland Clinic exec to join Allegheny Health Network

By Michael Sandler  |  January 26, 2016

Cynthia Hundorfean has served as chief administrative officer at the Cleveland Clinic since 2005. She will take over as CEO of Highmark's provider network in February as her predecessor, John Paul, becomes special adviser to Highmark Health CEO David Holmberg.

'We're in the 5th inning' of the ACA exchange ballgame

'We're in the 5th inning' of the ACA exchange ballgame

By Modern Healthcare  |  January 02, 2016

David Holmberg, president and CEO of Pittsburgh-based not-for-profit Highmark Health, recently spoke with Modern Healthcare about the feud with rival UPMC, the future of the Affordable Care Act exchange business and the value of high-deductible health plans.

Video: Highmark CEO says Pittsburgh's sharp elbows spur innovation

Video: Highmark CEO says Pittsburgh's sharp elbows spur innovation

By Modern Healthcare  |  November 29, 2015

Will Highmark and UPMC ever bury the hatchet? David Holmberg, CEO of Pittsburgh-based health insurer and integrated delivery system Highmark Health, weighs in on its fierce battle with UPMC for the region's healthcare market.

Innovations: Using big data to optimize post-acute care

Innovations: Using big data to optimize post-acute care

By Beth Kutscher  |  September 05, 2015

Until recently, insurers and providers did not have good ways of measuring the cost-effectiveness of post-acute care providers, and patients lacked clarity on what to expect after they were discharged. NaviHealth is trying to change that.

UPMC adds insurance members as Highmark tensions build

By Beth Kutscher  |  August 28, 2015

The UPMC Health System, which has spent the past two years feuding with its largest commercial insurer, improved its financial standing in its fiscal 2015 by adding members to its own health plan.

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