Changing behavior--among both patients and physicians--tops the list of what interests managed care readers so far in 2015, based on page views from the publications of
Of the articles published in 2015, the top 10 from
1. Leveraging Remote Behavioral Health Interventions to Improve Medical Outcomes and Reduce Costs, AJMC, February.
2. Changing Physician Behavior: What Works? AJMC, January. This study, by Fargol Mostofian, BHSc; Cynthiya Ruban, BSc;
3. A Multidisciplinary Intervention for Reducing Readmissions Among Older Adults in a Patient-Centered Medical Home, AJMC, February. This study, led by
4. Employers Should Disband Employee Weight Control Programs, AJMC, February. In this article,
5. Care Fragmentation, Quality, and Costs Among Chronically Ill Patients, AJMC, May. This article discussed the authors' creation of a "fragmentation index"--a measure to document the connection between the lack of coordination of care and the resulting cost--receiving noteworthy press attention for its innovation and important findings. Brigham R. Frandsden, PhD, was the lead author of the study.
6. Results From a
7. ASCO Demands Medicaid Reform, Evidence-Based Oncology, February. This story by Managing Editor
8. Toujeo and Afrezza:
9. Redefining and Reaffirming Managed Care for the 21st Century, AJMC, April. In this installment from our AJMC commentary series for the 20th anniversary,
10. Limited Effects of Care Management for High Utilizers on Total Healthcare Costs, AJMC, April (web exclusive). This article by
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