IN THIS ISSUE

Q&A
Patrick Mullen
Change comes slowly, says this public policy expert whose work over the last two decades has helped frame the health care debate. She'd like to see greater efforts in the public and private sectors to reward quality.
Peer-Reviewed
Fung Lam, MD
Niki B. Istwan, RN, BS
Debbie Jacques, MPH
Continuous subcutaneous terbutaline infusion shows improved clinical outcomes and decreased nursery costs compared with oral tocolytics in women with recurrent preterm labor.
Viewpoint
Arthur Lazarus, MD, MBA
Mentors and support groups can help you avoid being fired. And if the worst does happen, they can facilitate your comeback.
Legislation & Regulation
John Carroll
Have drug companies lost the incentive to develop products for small populations? What's managed care's stake?
Ethics
Michael S. Victoroff, MD
The current debate over a single payer system calls to mind the parable of the blind men describing an elephant.
Tomorrow's Medicine
Thomas Morrow, MD
By reducing restenosis, these devices will save managed care money.
News and Commentary