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
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.
Hospitals and physicians, to varying degrees, are finding that doing the right thing is good business practice
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
The National Business Group on Health introduces the Purchaser's Guide to Clinical Preventive Services
Joseph Flood, MD, FACR ; Charles Mihalik, PharmD, RPh ; Renee R. Fleming, RPh, MBA ; Bruce E. Strober, MD, PhD ; Deborah R. Zucker, MD, PhD
Legislation & Regulation
One of the possible issues is 'biosimilars,' agents that would fill the role that generics play in traditional pharmacy coverage
Health insurers' aggressive stand on members' use of generic drugs can attract new clients, but does it interfere with the physician-patient relationship?
The Formulary Files
The less common form of hemophilia — acquired hemophilia — can now be treated with recombinant activated factor VII
Thomas Morrow, MD
Managed Care Outlook