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Charles M. Tomlinson, MD; Chad Gray, PT; Tom Kane, PT
Capital Health Plan achieved a 79% improvement in pain scores and a 54% improvement in function scores for its members
Damon Douglas, dual PharmD/MBA candidate
A system in which individual insurance policies may be purchased for separate medical products and services is based on a medical options market and takes its cue from the financial sector
Sara L. Thier, MPH; Kristina S. Yu-Isenberg, PhD, MPH, RPh; Brian F. Leas, MS, MA; C. Ron Cantrell, PhD; Sandra DeBussey; Neil I. Goldfarb; David B. Nash, MD, MBA
A widespread approach that incorporates various stakeholders may be necessary to change adherence behavior
Mary V. Mason, MD, MBA; Kara M. House, MBA; Janice Linehan, PA-C, MHP; Carol A. Speers, RN; Lisa M. Joseph, RN, MBA; Ray Littlejohn
Cyril F. Chang, PhD
The old TennCare program had many flaws and detractors. Its near collapse led to a more realistic approach to providing coverage to the uninsured in Tennessee.
Gary R. Bazalo, MS; Ashish V. Joshi, PhD; John Germak, MD
Payers' drug costs for human growth hormone are related to product waste that is related to the container in which the product is supplied
Meredith Y. Smith, PhD; Jerry Cromwell, PhD; Judith DePue, EdD; Bonnie Spring, PhD; William Redd, PhD; Marina Unrod, PhD
Jill Karpel, MD; Donald A. Bukstein, MD; Robert LoNigro, MD
Management of the uncontrolled asthma patient and case examples
Therese Zink, MD, MPH; Karen Lloyd, PhD, LP; George Isham, MD; David J. Mathews, PsyD, LICSW; Terry Crowson, MD
Implementing what was formerly called the Chronic Care Model can improve an organization's response to this widespread problem
Joseph Flood, MD, FACR; Charles Mihalik, PharmD, RPh; Renee R. Fleming, RPh, MBA; Bruce E. Strober, MD, PhD; Deborah R. Zucker, MD, PhD; Douglas S. Burgoyne, PharmD, RPh