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Highmark's SMART(TM) Registry Reports Aid the Chronically Ill
Date:7/29/2008

c conditions and identifies opportunities to improve a physician's overall approach to care. There is also a physician comparison report, which shows a particular physician practice how it compares to its peers for ensuring patients receive certain tests and treatments. Now there will be a report indicating whether patients are regularly taking their prescription medications.

If individuals are interested in learning how the SMART Registry program can play a role in supporting physician practices, call the Blues On Call Physician Support Line at 1-866-348-3504.

About Health Dialog

Health Dialog is a leading provider of health support services and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bupa, a global provider of health care services. Health Dialog helps physician groups, health plans, government agencies, and self-insured employers improve health care quality while reducing overall costs. The firm's support activities include analytic services (including predictive modeling), telephonic an online Health Coaching for a broad spectrum of conditions (with special emphasis on chronic conditions), healthy lifestyle initiatives, and a wide variety of other types of support for individuals, payers and physicians. The goal of the various support activities is to help individuals develop relationships that are more effective with their physicians. For more information about Health Dialog, please visit their Website at http://www.HealthDialog.com.

Health Dialog is an independent company that does provide Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield products. Health Dialog is solely responsible for the products and services described in this press release.

About Highmark

As one of the leading health insurers in Pennsylvania, Highmark Inc.'s mission is to provide access to affordable, quality health care enabling individuals to live longer, healthier lives. Based in Pittsburgh, Highmark serves 4.6 mill
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