Managed Care



March 2000

How to select, then monitor a pharmacy benefit management company, from a consultant and former HMO director of pharmacy services.
Tim Sawyers, R.Ph., M.B.A.
By engaging patients and forming strategic alliances, plans can gain immediate cost and clinical benefits — despite conventional wisdom to the contrary.
Michael D. Dalzell
The perception that DM is merely a drug marketing tool seems finally to have vanished from this healthy, though fragmented, industry.
Steve Heimoff
The president of the Medical Group Management Association encourages changes that would bring physician practice and medical record-keeping in step with the times, and decries the lack of medical standards across plans.
Costs are relatively low for this minimally invasive procedure, compared with open surgical interventions for vertebral compression fractures, such as internal fixation and spinal fusion.
Susan A. Levine, D.V.M., Ph.D. ; Lawrence A. Perin, M.D., M.B.A. ; Diane Hayes, Ph.D. ; Winifred S. Hayes, Ph.D.


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