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2013-11-06 12:28:12

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Highmark Inc. today released results from the company's Quality Blue Hospital Pay for Performance program that demonstrates clinical outcome improvements by hospitals in Western and Central Pennsylvania and West Virginia in many different areas. "We have an extraordinary level of commitment from the hospitals in Highmark's network," said Paul Kaplan, M.D., senior vice president of Provider Integration and Strategy for Highmark. "The year over...

2012-11-07 08:28:45

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Highmark Inc. released results today from its Quality Blue hospital program that demonstrate impressive gains as it continues to work with network hospitals to improve quality and patient care. "There were a number of areas that continue to improve, including reducing preventable infections, complications and unnecessary readmissions," said Linda Weiland, Highmark's vice president of provider network innovation and partnerships. "As one of our...