Managed Care

 

 

October 2008

No matter who wins the White House, clinical executives and other managers will need to deal with a shift in policy
John Carroll
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of North Carolina addresses social factor as way to managed population health
Frank Diamond
Case management, utilization management, and quality improvement staff members can play an important part in promoting improved care for patients
Sherrie Dulworth, RN ; Tiffanie Lenderman, MBA
Educating members about Medicare Part D saves patients a lot of anguish and payers a lot of money
Woody Eisenberg, MD
Patricia R. Salber, MD, MBA ; William Bestermann, MD ; Stanley Schwartz MD ; Albert Marchetti, MD



Departments
Editor's Memo
John Marcille
Legislation & Regulation
President Bush wanted widespread adoption of electronic health records by 2014, but that’s clearly not going to happen
John Carroll
Tomorrow's Medicine
A peptide fusion protein can stem the tide of abnormal, excessive bleeding
Thomas Morrow, MD

Meetings

Private Health Insurance Exchanges Conference Washington, D.C. October 7–8, 2014
National Healthcare Facility Management Summit Palm Beach, FL October 16–17, 2014
National Healthcare CFO Summit Las Vegas, NV October 19–21, 2014
National Healthcare CXO Summit Las Vegas, NV October 19–21, 2014
Innovative Member Engagement Operations For Health Plans Las Vegas, NV October 20–21, 2014
4th Partnering With ACOs Summit Los Angeles, CA October 27–28, 2014
2014 Annual HEDIS® and Star Ratings Symposium Nashville, TN November 3–4, 2014
PCMH & Shared Savings ACO Leadership Summit Nashville, TN November 3–4, 2014
World Orphan Drug Congress Europe 2014 Brussels, Belgium November 12–14, 2014
Medicare Risk Adjustment, Revenue Management, & Star Ratings Fort Lauderdale, FL 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