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Frank Diamond
Although three pilot programs came up short, experts say systems like PROMETHEUS could still succeed — if plan medical directors take an active role
Carol Milano
We look at a few programs designed to address adherence-related behavioral problems
Viewpoint
Brent C. James, MD
Weighing the risks and benefits of any treatment to decide whether it is worth pursuing takes a kind of knowledge that most in health care lack
Evidence Review
A summary of the ECRI Institute’s Emerging Technology Evidence Report
Legislation & Regulation
John Carroll
However, they’ll need to prove it. Powerful interest groups say insurers have little experience with these patients and worry that MCOs will shortchange members.
Plan Watch
Frank Diamond
Healthy Blue Living in Michigan lets employers and members reap the benefits of lifestyle improvement
Tomorrow's Medicine
Thomas Morrow, MD
Clinicians can consider this radiotherapy a viable treatment option
News & Commentary
News & Commentary