In Western Pennsylvania, UPMC and Highmark Health say they both represent the next step in the evolution of health care, but with different strategies. UPMC is focusing on innovation and new technologies while Highmark is looking to shift care out of hospitals to lower-cost facilities. Executives from UPMC and Highmark say the competition between their companies has caused them both to focus on consumer convenience in new ways.
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