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Tracey Walker
Prescribing practices that increase risk of opioid overdose
Two studies, one from Prime Therapeutics and Stanford, reveal an alarming increase in overdose with concurrent use of opioids and benzodiazepines. Here’s how managed care can help.
Top four patient engagement trends to watch
These trends emerge from CDW’s Patient Engagement Perspective Study, but surprisingly one tech trend didn’t make the cut.
Payers strategize to manage opioid use
How managed care organizations manage opioid utilization and some of the limitations to those management strategies was a hot topic at the AMCP Annual Meeting.
Creating a ‘robust’ specialty pharmacy network
The correct approach to take when creating a specialty pharmacy network is a key issue for healthcare executives.
Insulin treatment persistence varies among payers
A study from Walgreens provides a benchmark of basal insulin treatment persistence across different payers in the United States.
What more transparency at the FDA means for health executives
Researchers create a set of recommendations for transparency at the agency in five principal areas.
What providers need to do to improve chronic care
A West survey finds that an overwhelming number of chronic care patients say they need help managing their disease.
More resources needed for medication-assisted treatment
Include medication-assisted treatment high on the list of clinical tools used to treat opioid addiction.
Seven ways health execs can prepare for the future
Seven ways health execs can prepare for the future.
Four priorities your health plan must embrace to thrive in the future
Four priorities your health plan must embrace to thrive in the future
Health plans of the future will focus on consumers: designing products, care and services to support improved health.