IN THIS ISSUE

Alan Adler, MD
Don't dismiss this development in Web communication. Blogs — the best of them — conduct serious and extensive discussions of health care policy and provide important new information.
Peer-Reviewed
Meredith Y. Smith, PhD
Jerry Cromwell, PhD
Judith DePue, EdD
Lola Butcher
As the design approaches its seventh year in the marketplace, some wonder if it will ever be more than a niche product
Viewpoint
R. Knight Steel, MD
The health care system encourages a reaction to episodes that is both costly and inefficient
Legislation & Regulation
John Carroll
A bill before Congress would give analysts a powerful tool for sifting through Medicare data on the performance of hospitals and physicians
Medication Management
Martin Sipkoff
Employers and health plans are starting to see the advantage of what has been termed evidence-based benefit design
Managed Care Outlook
News and Commentary
News and Commentary
News and Commentary
News and Commentary