Highmark Health and Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Plans to Invest More Than US$1 billion for Healthcare Improvement

Introduction

Highmark Health, Allegheny Health Network (AHN) plans to invest more than US$1 billion in new and improved care sites and capabilities.

Features

Highmark Health, Allegheny Health Network invests an additional US$700 million in new facility construction and existing facility expansion and renovation over the next four to five years to further improve access to affordable, high-quality health care services in the Western Pennsylvania region.

The comprehensive strategy of Highmark Health, Allegheny Health Network aims to redefine the future of Health care through innovations in care delivery and patient experience.

The additional projects bring out the organization’s total commitment to more than $1 billion in new and improved care sites and capabilities.

The investments are expected to ultimately create more than 800 new healthcare jobs in the region. AHN will open a new 160+ bed full-service hospital in Pine Township adjacent to its Wexford Health + Wellness Pavilion.

At the same time, forming a joint venture with Emerus, to build multiple additional facilities across the region that will provide unique local access to emergency, primary and specialty care.

The network also plans to further expand and renovate facilities at a number of its existing hospitals, including Forbes, Jefferson, West Penn and Allegheny General.

It will also continue to make substantial investments that advance the capabilities of its leading clinical programs in cardiovascular care, women’s health, the neurosciences and orthopedics, among others.     

Partnering with Emerus, Highmark Health, and Allegheny Health Network are building a uniquely patient-centric health care system and taking every step necessary to make sure the network’s exceptional care is more readily available to patients.

To enhance its clinical capabilities and grow its capacity to provide leading-edge care in the market, Highmark Health invested more than US$1.4 billion in AHN assets and operations to enhance its clinical capabilities and grow its capacity to provide leading-edge care in the market, bringing the cumulative investment to nearly US$2.5 billion through 2022.

Specifications:

Name Highmark Health, Allegheny Health Network (AHN)
Location Pittsburgh, PA
Type Expansion
Parties Involved Highmark Health, Allegheny Health Network (AHN)
Budget US$1 billion