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So young and so many pills
These days, the medicine cabinet is truly a family affair. More than a quarter of U.S. kids and teens are taking a...
Health plans for high-risk patients attracting fewer, costing more than expected
An early feature of the new healthcare law that allows people who are already sick to get insurance to cover their...
South Carolina to cover obesity surgery next year
Obese government workers in South Carolina can get stomach-shrinking surgery through the state health plan under a...
Harvard Pilgrim seeks ’global payments’
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care will move towards “global payment” contracts with hospitals and doctors, CEO...
Chronic illnesses driving up MI’s healthcare costs
Chronic illnesses, such as asthma, diabetes and heart disease, are costing Michigan big bucks, according to a study...
Mobile clinic's return to Los Angeles puts focus on follow-up care
Doctors and other medical personnel who volunteered last August at the largest free health clinic ever held in Los...
Magazine: House Calls to Avoid Emergency Calls
A pilot program aims to reduce costs and improve outcomes by visiting patients in the home.
Education should accompany prostate screening, new guidelines say
New guidelines for prostate cancer screening emphasize that physicians should better educate men about both the risks...
Mammogram guidelines debated along party lines as panel members are grilled
Republican lawmakers pressed their case that new U.S. recommendations advising against routine mammograms for women in...
Web Exclusive: NCQA Expands Children's Prevention Measures
Up until now, much of the quality data collected by health plans on children nationwide focused on measures that...
Book: Competency Evaluation Tools for Case Management Professionals, Second Edition
This second edition of a best-selling toolkit helps organizations evaluate case management professionals based on their...