Mission of Highmark Health, and its Commitment to Hiring People with Disabilities

June 30, 2015
Hosted by Joyce Bender

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Episode Description

Joyce welcomes David Holmberg, president and chief executive officer of Highmark Health to the show. Highmark Health is a diversified health and wellness enterprise based in Pittsburgh, PA that serves an estimated 35 million people nationwide. As an insurer-led integrated delivery network, Highmark Health is committed to improving the total health care experience for members, patients and consumers in a rapidly changing health care landscape. During the show, Mr. Holmberg will discuss this commitment to the public as a whole, and will also speak to the organization’s commitment to its customers and employees with disabilities.

Disability Matters

Disability Matters

Tuesday at 11 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel

Competitive employment and empowerment for people with disabilities is the emphasis of this show. Broadcast live and captioned in real-time for individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing, we discuss how people with disabilities can secure career opportunities, and how employers, organizations and individuals can support employment and empowerment of people with disabilities.

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Joyce Bender

Joyce Bender

Joyce A. Bender is the CEO and president of Bender Consulting Services, Inc. Bender Consulting recruits and hires individuals with disabilities, across the United States and Canada for competitive career opportunities in the public and private sectors. In 1985, Joyce survived a life-threatening accident caused by a misdiagnosis of epilepsy. Due to her personal experience living with both epilepsy and a hearing disability, she founded Bender Consulting Services, Inc. in 1995.

Joyce is the past-chair of both the board of the American Association of People with Disabilities and the national Epilepsy Foundation. She has received awards from both the Bush and Clinton administrations.

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