Managed Care


How Can Medical Directors Have the Greatest Impact on Quality Improvement?

How Can Medical Directors Have the Greatest Impact on Quality Improvement?

This supplement derives from the 2005 Medical Director Colloquy, an interactive forum between top medical managers and an expert faculty comprising medical and business professionals. Addressing the general issue of quality improvement, this supplement presents an argument supporting employers’ increased involvement in workplace health-promotion programs, use of quality-of-care indicators, and ways in which information technology can be used to obtain greater value from current U.S. health care expenditures.


  • Digital Medicine and the Managed Care Medical Director
  • A View of Preserved Systolic Function and the Approach to the Heart Failure Patient
  • Multiple Benefits of Bariatric Surgery
  • Evolving Perspectives on Disease Management
  • Better Outcomes Through Health and Productivity Management
  • Quality of Care: Where Do We Go From Here?


4th Partnering With ACOs Summit Los Angeles, CA October 27–28, 2014
PCMH & Shared Savings ACO Leadership Summit Nashville, TN November 3–4, 2014
2014 Annual HEDIS® and Star Ratings Symposium Nashville, TN November 3–4, 2014
Medicare Risk Adjustment, Revenue Management, & Star Ratings Fort Lauderdale, FL November 12–14, 2014
World Orphan Drug Congress Europe 2014 Brussels, Belgium November 12–14, 2014
Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Forum Alexandria, VA November 13–14, 2014
Home Care Leadership Summit Atlanta, GA November 17–18, 2014
HealthIMPACT Southeast Tampa, FL January 23, 2015