Pittsburgh-based Blues plan Highmark Inc. is making member information available via a free iPhone application called Health@Hand.

The application provides medical reference content covering symptoms, illnesses and other medical conditions, as well as information on Highmark's health and wellness programs. The reference content comes from A.D.A.M. Inc., Atlanta.

The software, using GPS technology that starts where the patient is, enables consumers to find nearby participating Highmark pharmacies, retail and urgent care clinics, hospitals, and other facilities. To get the Health@Hand software, visit highmark.com, click on Choose Providers, obtain the registration code and click on the Apple iTunes link to download the application.

--Joseph Goedert


Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Health Data Management content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access