IN THIS ISSUE

Frank Diamond
We want to hear from medical directors about how they approach one of the most vexing and chronic problems in health care
Managed Care Staff
El Paso First Health Plans did not lose sight of the two goals in the overhaul of the electronic data interchange system
Peer-Reviewed
John W. Hales, MA, PhD
Stephen George, PharmD, MS, RPh
As Part D enrollees approach their coverage limits, their decisions are significantly affected through the doughnut hole period
Editor's Memo
John Marcille
Legislation & Regulation
John Carroll
A committee at the Institute of Medicine has called for better use of registered nurses, but physicians continue to try to keep them subordinate
Medication Management
Thomas Reinke
Health plans have another option to consider for improving medication outcomes
Plan Watch
Frank Diamond
Physicians can earn extra money, but hospitals can lose if they do not show an improvement in quality
Tomorrow's Medicine
Thomas Morrow, MD
A new device can partially restore central field vision to thousands who suffer from a common cause of blindness
News and Commentary
News and Commentary