Managed Care



April 2002

Publishing a magazine with the modest name Managed Care gives us the opportunity to examine a constantly evolving organism — every month.
Patrick Mullen
Dissatisfied customers have a tendency to lash out and not be very discriminating about their targets. Prescription: Reduce the hassle.
Rhonda Greenapple, MSPH
While policy makers haggle over President Bush's budget request for the system, an ominous question looms: Can money solve all the problems?
Frank Diamond
Managed care's spread parallels the growth of the study of ethics in medical care. Ethicists help plans focus on essentials when making policy decisions.
MargaretAnn Cross
With more than 360 biotech products in the pipeline, high-cost injectable drugs are about to flood the market. How will we control the expenditure?
Paula Sirois
Policy experts see the Canadian system as an example but differ on the significance. Meanwhile, some U.S. providers are cashing in.
Marlene Piturro, PhD, MBA

Legislation & Regulation
John Carroll
Michael S. Victoroff, MD
Systems & Software
Joyce Ochs


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