IN THIS ISSUE

Legislation & Regulation
John Carroll
Federal backing aligns with market pressure to create an irresistible force. However, health plans need to be aware of some troubling issues.
Ethics
Michael S. Victoroff, MD
It's easy to blame the uninformed, and sometimes fair, but are the ignorant the only ones at fault? Medical professionals need to be able to explain, not just order and direct.
Tomorrow's Medicine
Thomas Morrow, MD
Improvements in the features of diabetes pumps have evolved since their original backpack-size days. Managed care needs to evaluate the new bells and whistles.
Employer Update
MargaretAnn Cross
Pepsi promises that work-site clinics won't take business away from health plans.
News and Commentary