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Karen Appold
How medical schools are responding to the opioid epidemic
As the opioid epidemic rages, up-and-coming physicians are seen as part of the solution. Here’s how medical schools are changing their training programs.
Health plans explain genetic testing coverage decisions
Today there are nearly 67,000 genetic tests. With so many tests available, it can be difficult for MCOs to determine what to cover.
4 things to know about second failed GOP healthcare bill
Here’s a look at four changes in the second round of healthcare bill revisions that just weren’t enough to muster up enough votes.
Make the most of predictive analytics: Top tips for health systems, health plans
Make the most of predictive analytics: Top tips for health systems, health plans
Predictive analytics involves extracting information from data and using it to forecast the future based on existing patterns and associations. For managed care organizations, the potential is limitless.
Considerations when treating children with lasers
A laser is a suitable mode of treatment for certain dermatologic conditions in pediatric patients; however, there are certain procedural aspects that physicians should consider when treating younger children.
Four things to know about the Cleveland Clinic-Oscar Health partnership
Oscar Health, a health-insurance startup, will work with the Cleveland Clinic to offer individual health insurance plans to consumers in northeast Ohio.
Four things to watch in Senate Obamacare replacement
Healthcare analysts offer four things MCOs should know about the Better Care Reconciliation Act or BCRA.
Managed Care Pharmacy Survey 2017
To identify the top managed care pharmacy challenges and what your peers are doing about them, Managed Healthcare Executive conducted its annual pharmacy survey during the first quarter of 2017.
How Americans really feel about the AHCA
A new Kaiser poll has surprising results and three important findings.
Top four approaches to reduce pharmaceutical costs
Top four approaches to reduce pharmaceutical costs
MCOs are fighting back against rising pharmaceutical costs. Here are the top strategies they are embracing.