A provider network with adequate HIV experience is one key to preventing disruptions in services as this population makes the transition from social safety nets to commercial and Medicaid plans. The experience of health plans that have built strong HIV programs can be instructive.
In 2004, President George W. Bush charged Brailer with putting everyone’s data on electronic health records. “No one then would have guessed how far we’ve come. We have seen very little partisan bickering, and I think that in part is why it has moved forward so well.”
Consumers commonly regard high price as an indication of high value whether they’re purchasing wine, automobiles, higher education or, alas, health care. Other nations have long used “quality-adjusted life-years” as a measure of value. Some oncologists think it should be used in the United States, as well.
Genomic profiling in cancer may open the door to the use of unproven therapies
Argument about safety reflects biosimilars and brands jockeying for market share
Edwin Webb, PharmD
Comprehensive medication management may improve outcomes in medical homes