March 2012

Community Care of North Carolina says it has data on decreased hospital utilization and ER visits

Joseph Burns

A national survey finds big gaps in knowledge about how to manage these costly drugs

Cheryl Larson Margaret Rehayem Larry Boress F. Randy Vogenberg

Employers believe in this hybrid approach. Is it time for medical insurers to look at it carefully?

Carol Milano

The program showed significant improvements in all diabetes and hypertension-related clinical measures

Debra Wertz, PharmD Likun Hou, MS Andrea DeVries, PhD Leon Dupclay Jr., PharmD, PhD Frannie McGowan, PharmD, CDE

Departments

EDITOR’S MEMO
John Marcille
LEGISLATION & REGULATION
The new system is supposed to have transparent pricing, but some say it is susceptible to manipulation, which was AWP’s downfall
John Carroll
MEDICATION MANAGEMENT
Developers make progress with genetic markers aimed at improving drug response
Thomas Reinke
TOMORROW’S MEDICINE
The FDA will make a final determination on regulations intended to permit the sale of ‘follow-on’ biologics
Thomas Morrow, MD

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