Care Management


A health plan–sponsored care management program that included a coaching for activation intervention was associated with reduced emergency department visits and hospital admissions, and better clinical outcomes.
Overall, both case management (CM) and disease management (DM) are vital to reduce healthcare costs by helping beneficiaries control their disease and prevent excessive utilization. However, there are differences in their approach.
Panelists Peter L. Salgo, MD; Jonathan Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH; Jeffrey D. Dunn, PharmD, MBA; Cheryl Allen, BS Pharm, MBA; and Ed Pezalla, MD, MPH, discuss determining and recognizing utilization management for long-term systemic therapies in patients with atopic dermatitis.
Most internal medicine subspecialists report the majority of their clinical time is spent in principal care or longitudinal consultative care patient management roles.
Steven Peskin, MD, MBA, FACP, executive director of Population Health of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, discusses managed care’s current approach to reimbursements for the clinical advancements in the treatment of multiple myeloma, given the current lack of care management pathways available to guide physicians regarding treatment decisions.


October 17 - 18, 2014
Boston, MA
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Dermatology Compendium
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Lipids Compendium
MACRA Compendium
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Rare Disease Compendium
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Rheumatoid Arthritis Compendium
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