Perhaps goodwill is too much to ask for. However, peaceful coexistence can certainly help all players reach their mutual goal — a smooth relationship that helps to get the job done.
It's there on the Web, highly convenient. What keeps physicians away?
HOPE and CURE trials find that significant reductions in major cardiovascular events are associated with ramipril and clopidogrel therapies.
Physicians don't like to discuss end-of-life care. Neither do health plans, fearing it makes them look cold. A few plans are finding innovative ways to do it.
David M. Lawrence, MD, MPH, guided the country's largest not-for-profit health plan through the tumultuous managed care decade.
Thanks to a Business Roundtable-sponsored group calling for better outcomes at hospitals, health plans' lobbying efforts may pay off.