19 episodes

A podcast for UPMC Health Plan members, Health Break is your quick guide to caring for your mental and physical health, prioritizing wellness, and making the most of your health insurance plan. We’ve connected with experts across health care and health insurance to bring information you need—plus tips and ideas—to each episode. Find show notes and more information at upmchealthplan.com/podcast

Health Break UPMC Health Plan

    • Health & Fitness
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A podcast for UPMC Health Plan members, Health Break is your quick guide to caring for your mental and physical health, prioritizing wellness, and making the most of your health insurance plan. We’ve connected with experts across health care and health insurance to bring information you need—plus tips and ideas—to each episode. Find show notes and more information at upmchealthplan.com/podcast

    How to support mental health as we age

    How to support mental health as we age

    Suzan Clark, program director at LifeSolutions, takes a Health Break to describe the mental health challenges we may encounter as we get older—and how to find and access support at every stage of life.

    Visit upmchealthplan.com/podcast for show notes and additional information.

    • 6 min
    How to know when you need an antibiotic

    How to know when you need an antibiotic

    Dr. Nick DeGregorio, senior medical director of UPMC for You, takes a Health Break to discuss all things antibiotics: Why they’re different from other medications, how to know when you should and shouldn’t be taking them, how to take them correctly and safely, and how to avoid antibiotic resistance.

    Visit upmchealthplan.com/podcast for show notes and additional information.

    • 8 min
    Increasing access to health care through digital tools

    Increasing access to health care through digital tools

    Claire Marcus, director of Telehealth Technology & Solutions at UPMC Health Plan, takes a Health Break with us to discuss accessing health care with digital tools. We’ll learn about UPMC Health Plan programs, tools, and services that are available to our members and the communities we serve.

    Visit upmchealthplan.com/podcast for show notes and additional information.

    • 7 min
    What’s happening now in telehealth

    What’s happening now in telehealth

    Do you use telehealth as part of your health care? Jeffrey Gala, senior digital product manager at UPMC Health Plan, takes a Health Break to give us an overview on telehealth and what it means for access to care, for saving money, and for the future.

    Visit upmchealthplan.com/podcast for show notes and additional information.

    • 7 min
    Lifestyle habits for diabetes and prediabetes

    Lifestyle habits for diabetes and prediabetes

    Dr. Amy Meister, associate chief medical officer of UPMC’s Insurance Services Division and vice president of Workpartners, takes a Health Break with us to define diabetes and prediabetes—plus, she shares lifestyle changes we can make to minimize risks.

    Visit upmchealthplan.com/podcast for show notes and additional information.

    • 8 min
    Why it's important to choose and maintain a PCP

    Why it's important to choose and maintain a PCP

    Dr. Amy Meister, associate chief medical officer of UPMC’s Insurance Services Division and vice president of Workpartners, takes a Health Break to discuss why seeing a PCP (or primary care provider) is an important part of health insurance. Plus, she’ll tell us how to select a PCP.

    Visit upmchealthplan.com/podcast for show notes and additional information.

    • 5 min

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