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Friday, March 24, 2017

Highmark sponsors “Meet Dr. Right” event at Saint Vincent Hospital April 4

PITTSBURGH (March 24, 2017) — If you have new insurance or are looking for a new physician, Highmark is sponsoring an event to help make the search for the right doctor a little easier.

Allegheny Health Network (AHN) and Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield are teaming up to offer a free "Meet Dr. Right" event on Tuesday, April 4 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Saint Vincent Hospital, 232 W. 25th Street in Erie. Parking for this event is free, including valet parking.

Meet Dr. Right events are sponsored by Highmark and provide attendees with the opportunity to meet, mingle and make appointments with physicians from Allegheny Health Network and other community practices.

At the Saint Vincent Hospital event, local residents can talk with primary care physicians, pediatricians, OB/GYNs, surgeons and other medical specialists from AHN and the nearby community who are accepting new patients.

"We recently made a significant investment in the Erie area that will continue to improve the services we provide at Saint Vincent Hospital," said Marylou Buyse, M.D., M.S., senior medical director for Highmark. "This free Meet Dr. Right event is a great way to meet some of the doctors and other medical professionals at Saint Vincent and see what AHN is doing to improve care for the community."

Attendees can also take advantage of free blood pressure, BMI and cholesterol screenings, as well as free Derma Scans, and meet with health-related vendors offering services locally. Free refreshments will also be served.

Individuals interested in attending the free event should visit or call 1-855-856-0319 to register in advance.


Highmark Inc. doing business as Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield serves approximately 3.3 million members through the company’s health care benefits business and hundreds of thousands of additional members through the Blue card program. It employs more than 4,200 people in western, north central and northeastern Pennsylvania. Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies. For more information, visit

For more information, contact:
Anthony Matrisciano
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield