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Peer-Reviewed Articles from Managed Care

Research Articles from Managed Care

Andrew Kolbasovsky, PsyD, MBA
Determining return on investment and improvement of outcomes is essential when new programs are being tried, but the research method must be chosen carefully
Michael Toscani, PharmD ; Marc Riedl, MD, MS
With the advent of new disease-specific agents, some patients with HAE may find relief from its enormous physical and psychological toll
Anand A. Dalal, PhD ; Sean D. Candrilli, PhD ; Keith L. Davis, MA
The comparison found that maintenance therapy with fluticasone propionate-salmeterol combination was associated with a 14% reduction in risk of severe exacerbation, less health care utilization, and 25% lower COPD-related medical costs
Girishanthy Krishnarajah, MPH, MBA/MS ; Monali Bhosle, PhD ; Richard Chapman, PhD
A comparison of health care costs in patients with diabetes who do not initially respond to oral therapy suggests that it might be appropriate and clinically beneficial for providers to consider adding another oral agent, rather than up-titrating the current medication, particularly beyond intermediate dose levels
Richard C. Weiss, BS, MS ; Derek van Amerongen MD, MS ; Gary Bazalo, BS, MS, MBA ; Mark Aagren, MS ; Jonathan R. Bouchard, MS, RPh
Mary V. Mason MD, MBA, FACP ; Amy Poole-Yaeger MD, FAAP ; Brad Lucas MD, MBA, FACOG ; Cathie R. Krueger, RN, BSN ; Tamim Ahmed, Ph.D, MBA ; Ian Duncan, FSA, FIA, FCIA, MAAA

Low-birth-weight outcome was reduced when women participated in a managed maternity program, compared with nonparticipants

Amy K. O'Sullivan, PhD ; Jane Sullivan, MPH ; Keiko Higuchi, MPH ; A. Bruce Montgomery, MD
John W. Hales, MA, PhD ; Stephen George, PharmD, MS, RPh
As Part D enrollees approach their coverage limits, their decisions are significantly affected through the doughnut hole period
James W. Davis, PhD ; Ronald Y. Fujimoto, DO ; Henry Chan, BS ; Deborah T. Juarez, Sc.D
A straightforward method of identifying potentially non-urgent ED visits from administrative data can be employed to calculate population-based rates, which might be applied in the development of managed care programs
Teresa B. Gibson, PhD ; Yonghua Jing, PhD ; Edward Kim, MD, MBA ; Erin Bagalman, MSW ; Sara Wang, PhD