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Tracey Walker
HHS makes clinical trials more transparent
HHS finalized ClinicalTrial.gov rules encourage healthcare improvement and public benefit by increasing transparency and accountability across the industry.
Medicare Part D patients not taking blood pressure meds correctly
Expert offers specific actions for managed care execs to take
Providers are failing to meet needs of depressed patients
A new study shows that many adults with depression don’t receive treatment, whereas others receive treatments that do not match their level of illness severity.
Fertility services can be attractive benefit
Two fertility experts detail the pros and cons of a fertility benefit plan.
Insurer expands hep C drug coverage
Nationwide class action suit spurs new coverage decision for hepatitis C medications.
Genetic testing raises difficult questions for payers
A new database helps payers understand which genetic tests are available, which genes they test for, and which tests would be appropriate to use to inform patient management.
Don't overlook vaccines in value-based benefit design
A new study highlights why vaccination costs should be a top consideration when evaluating benefit offerings.
CMS grants docs reprieve from MACRA implementation
Here’s how you can take advantage of this breathing room.
Integrated pharmacy model improves adherence, reduces costs
Study shows that an integrated pharmacy approach with community mental health centers produces higher adherence rates and lower overall healthcare costs.
Risky antibiotic use threatens patients
Patients are willing to use antibiotics without contacting a medical professional, according to a study published in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.