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Peer-Reviewed
John Barron, PharmD
Ralph Turner, PhD
Michael Jaeger, MD
Patients treated with oral linezolid, covered under the pharmacy benefit, had lower re-hospitalizations and emergency room visits than patients treated with vancomycin or daptomycin, covered under the medical benefit
Legislation & Regulation
John Carroll

Only 15 states admit to preparing to deploy these vehicles for essential services, but others are said to be working behind the scenes

Plan Watch
Frank Diamond
Eight-week course aims to instill in patients the skills to manage their chronic disease over the long haul
Tomorrow’s Medicine
Thomas Morrow, MD

An improved microchip will be a useful tool as patient-centric models of care delivery gain traction under health care reform

Managed Care Outlook
News & Commentary
News & Commentary