Debora Sternaman, PharmD, Discusses the Health Insurance Marketplace
Debora Sternaman, PharmD, the director of commercial formulary services at Catamaran in Georgetown, TX discusses the Health Insurance Marketplace and how the new model offers a different experience from the current managed care structure.
This video was taken at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy's 25th Annual Meeting & Expo in San Diego, CA, on April 3, 2013.
The "Know Your Tumor" initiative of the Pancreatic Cancer Action network refers newly diagnosed patients to Perthera, which provides a unique service to ensure timely tissue collection, molecular diagnostic testing, and a report with recommendations for the oncologist.
Knowledge is power, as was the case with a doctoral student at MIT whose keen interest in his own medical data resulted in the diagnosis and excision of a brain tumor. But are all health systems ready to share patients' data with them?
To mark its 20th year of publication, The American Journal of Managed Care has invited guest contributors to comment on the state of healthcare from their perspective. This month, Karen Ignagni, MBA, president and CEO of America’s Health Insurance Plans and consistently rated as one of healthcare’s most important voices, writes how health plans are supporting value-based care and promoting consumer choice.