January 12, 2018
Healthcare could be improved if policy makers, leaders, and administrators thought more about the role of medical professionalism and the intrinsic motivations of physicians, said Richard J. Baron, MD, MACP, president and CEO of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the ABIM Foundation, during an interview with Patricia Salber, MD, MBA, of The Doctor Weigns In.
January 11, 2018
Convincing your chief financial officer to invest in technology that addresses patients’ social determinants of health.
January 09, 2018
It’s true, pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) are complicated, admitted Tim Wentworth, president and CEO of Express Scripts, during his presentation at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, California. However, the company is built to succeed in the future of healthcare, he said.
January 09, 2018
While public funding through the National Institutes of Health has created a foundation for healthcare research, the private sector can benefit from getting more involved, said Bill Gates, philanthropist and co-founder of Microsoft.
December 29, 2017
As 2017 came to close, The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®) asked readers to weigh in on the events they believed had the greatest impact on managed care during the year. As the votes came in, it was clear that what happens in Washington, DC, matters—and that Capitol Hill policy makers will continue to make a difference in 2018.
December 27, 2017
In the last 4 years, the number of drug ads seen on TV has increased 65%; Kmart settled a prescription drug case over allegations it was being overpaid by the government; understanding the term "evidence-based" and how critics and supporters view it.
December 20, 2017
Republicans pass tax bill and repeal the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate; potential healthcare mergers and deals pick up in December; millions of dollars paid out to combat the national conversation around rising drug prices.
December 13, 2017
The FDA wants to enlist consumers to help identify troubling drug ads; DC's only public hospital needs a $17 million bailout; intense exercise can slow the progression of early-stage Parkinson disease.