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Legislation & Regulation
John Carroll
The government wants to build an electronic system through which insurers, physicians, and hospitals can communicate. Snomed CT may solve a lot of problems.
Ethics
Michael S. Victoroff, MD
When we all show signs of the same syndrome, we may not easily admit that it is a problem. What about a prevalent practice that kills?
Tomorrow's Medicine
Thomas Morrow, MD
The evolving modality of PDT gives patients with premalignant lesions of the esophagus reason to hope. Managed care must update existing policies.
Employer Update
MargaretAnn Cross
As health care grows as a share of business costs, enlightened execs are urging plans to work with them in keeping employees at their posts and performing at 100 percent.
Managed Care Outlook
News and Commentary