Managed Care

 

 

January 2007

If patient involvement is to be a driver of cost containment and improved outcomes, we'll need to think more about what that really means
Lucy Johns, MPH
More companies are offering less coverage — or none at all. Even those that offer coverage find that more of their workers choose not to sign up.
John Carroll
Hospitals and physicians, to varying degrees, are finding that doing the right thing is good business practice
Maureen Glabman
It isn't nearly as comprehensive and trustworthy as the ideal electronic health record, but what's called the personal health record has its place
Tom Reinke
The National Business Group on Health introduces the Purchaser's Guide to Clinical Preventive Services
Lola Butcher
Joseph Flood, MD, FACR ; Charles Mihalik, PharmD, RPh ; Renee R. Fleming, RPh, MBA ; Bruce E. Strober, MD, PhD ; Deborah R. Zucker, MD, PhD



Departments
Editor's Memo
John Marcille
Legislation & Regulation
One of the possible issues is 'biosimilars,' agents that would fill the role that generics play in traditional pharmacy coverage
John Carroll
Medication Management
Health insurers' aggressive stand on members' use of generic drugs can attract new clients, but does it interfere with the physician-patient relationship?
Martin Sipkoff
Tomorrow's Medicine
The less common form of hemophilia — acquired hemophilia — can now be treated with recombinant activated factor VII
Thomas Morrow, MD

Meetings

Private Health Insurance Exchanges Conference Washington, D.C. October 7–8, 2014
National Healthcare Facility Management Summit Palm Beach, FL October 16–17, 2014
National Healthcare CFO Summit Las Vegas, NV October 19–21, 2014
National Healthcare CXO Summit Las Vegas, NV October 19–21, 2014
Innovative Member Engagement Operations For Health Plans Las Vegas, NV October 20–21, 2014
4th Partnering With ACOs Summit Los Angeles, CA October 27–28, 2014
2014 Annual HEDIS® and Star Ratings Symposium Nashville, TN November 3–4, 2014
PCMH & Shared Savings ACO Leadership Summit Nashville, TN November 3–4, 2014
World Orphan Drug Congress Europe 2014 Brussels, Belgium November 12–14, 2014
Medicare Risk Adjustment, Revenue Management, & Star Ratings Fort Lauderdale, FL November 12–14, 2014
Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Forum Alexandria, VA November 13–14, 2014
Home Care Leadership Summit Atlanta, GA November 17–18, 2014