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MargaretAnn Cross
Society must realize that health care resources are limited and then must use them rationally. Fairly, too?
Martin Sipkoff
Companies are decreasing their share of premiums. It remains to be seen how this will affect workers' health status.
Peer-Reviewed
Judith A. Shutt
A relatively new concept in strategic management provides a way to balance quality and customer satisfaction with costs and long-range goals.
Michael Chiusano
Back from obscurity, the Patients' Bill of Rights is poised to become an issue in the presidential election — depending on whom you ask.
Legislation & Regulation
John Carroll
HMOs, medical associations, and pharmaceutical companies should all expect more scrutiny regarding how they play the political game.
Compensation Monitor
Tomorrow's Medicine
Thomas Morrow, MD
The biotech field is booming and managed care is scrambling to level the playing field by creating competition.
News and Commentary