IN THIS ISSUE

Timothy Kelley
They’re endangered by a brutal combination of factors, a report last August declared, but things may not be so bad as they looked then
Peer-Reviewed
Shrividya Iyer, PhD
Keith L. Davis, MA
Sean Candrilli, PhD
Findings of this retrospective database study further emphasize the importance of effectively managing the side effects of opioid pain therapy and achieving optimum clinical and economic outcomes, thus improving the quality of care
Editor's Memo
John Marcille
Medication Management
Martin Sipkoff
Studies suggest that the benefits of the medications for mild-to-moderate patients are minimal or nonexistent
Tomorrow's Medicine
Thomas Morrow, MD
Will insurers provide coverage for a new device that takes much of the guesswork out of screening for this deadly skin cancer?
Plan Watch
Frank Diamond
Disease management should be a function of primary care, some industry proponents argue. Did someone say patient-centered medical home?
News and Commentary
News and Commentary