Managed Care



November 2001

As employers try to get workers to pay more and shoulder more risk, there's another way to control cost – one that promotes quality as well.
Marlene Piturro, PhD, MBA
While health plans battle for market share, 38 million Americans are uninsured. At least some could be signed up, but pursuing them is not without risk.
Michael D. Dalzell
Federal health officials were slow to get out the word that doxycycline and penicillin are also approved for use against anthrax.
Frank Diamond
It doesn't take much to help reduce the stress a patient experiences in a clinical setting. Be mindful of surroundings.
Kim Baughan-Young
John Morrison, MD ; Niki K. Bergauer, RN, BS ; Debbie Jacques, MPH ; Suzanne K. Coleman, RNC, MSc ; Gary J. Stanziano, MD

Washington Watch
Michael Levin-Epstein
With Congress debating renewal of the Mental Health Parity Act, it can be argued that Sept. 11 added urgency to expanding access to behavioral services.
Madeleine A. Estabrook


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