Caroline Carney, MD, MSc, FAPM, CPHQ

Magellan Health

Caroline Carney, MD, MSc, is the chief medical officer for Magellan Rx Management, the pharmacy benefit management division of . She joined Magellan Health in 2016 and previously served as the chief medical officer for Magellan Healthcare. In her current role, Carney is broadly responsible for supporting Magellan Rx in building differentiated, industry-leading clinical programs and services. Prior to joining Magellan, Carney served in chief medical officer roles, working with Medicare, Medicaid, commercial, and exchange populations. She was trained in and practiced psychiatry, internal medicine, and psychosomatic medicine. Carney has a Master’s degree in preventive medicine, focusing on health services research and epidemiology. She also brings strong public sector expertise having served as medical director for Indiana’s Office of Medicaid Policy and Planning where she oversaw quality, pay for performance, and initiatives for behavioral and physical health.

Articles

Building a High-Tech, High-Touch Model for Drug Management

December 19, 2018

As consumer preference continues to help shape the way in which care is delivered, the need for patient-focused innovation is critical. One key area where this approach can result in improved quality of care and reduced costs is drug management.

The Importance of Integrated Care in Fighting Opioid Use Disorder

May 18, 2018

Overcoming the challenges to a holistic approach to opioid recovery is critical to engaging patients safely and comfortably, and to supporting sustained recovery. Here are 5 elements that contribute to a successful integrated approach.

Six Things to Consider Before Prescribing an Opioid

March 29, 2018

Breaking the cycle of prescription opioid abuse requires new thinking around pain management and alternative options for helping patients deal with chronic pain. Here are 6 things physicians should consider before prescribing an opioid.