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Tom Reinke

Advanced therapy management may lead to physician acceptance of additional medications infused at home

Peer-Reviewed
Setareh A. Williams, PhD
Erin K. Buysman, MS
Erin M. Hulbert, MS

This study verifies, as defined by current guidelines, that initial treatment with fixed dose combinations (FDC) is associated with a better likelihood of HbA1c goal attainment and lower health care resource use and costs.

Editor’s Memo
John Marcille
Viewpoint
Ray Desrochers

Ray Desrochers

The new schedule will burden health plans with extra costs, but will also allow a smoother transition
Legislation & Regulation
John Carroll
Attempts to force hospitals to make prices public often fail for lack of standardization
Plan Watch
Frank Diamond

Though ROI is hard to calculate, insurer says that its on-site clinics are changing employee behavior for the good

Tomorrow’s Medicine
Thomas Morrow, MD

A tiny new implantable heart pump transmits speed, power consumption, and blood flow data directly to the cardiac center

News & Commentary