Getting Members the Care They Need—Despite COVID Cost Concerns

August 04, 2020

Before COVID-19, half of families with employer-sponsored insurance delayed care or avoided filling a prescription. Recent data shows consumers face barriers to care.

5 Tips for Employers on Reforming and Optimizing Medication Use

August 04, 2020

Lives can be saved, physician burnout and waste can be reduced, and drug costs can decrease by achieving medication optimization through comprehensive medication management.

"Shielding," An Extreme Form of Social Distancing, Hard on Mental, Physical Health

August 04, 2020

Shielding means staying at home and limiting contact with members of the household. Research also calls into question on how effective it is in reducing the incidence of COVID-19.

Nonmedical Use of Prescription Stimulants: Risk Factors, Outcomes, and Risk-Reduction Strategies

August 03, 2020

Content of this article was sponsored by Arbor Pharmaceuticals, LLC. Copyright 2020. This Managed Healthcare Executive® publication provides key information regarding a review by Faraone, et al, which was originally published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2019.06.012). The authors of the original review are Stephen V. Faraone, PhD; Anthony L. Rostain, MD; C. Brendan Montano, MD; Oren Mason, MD; Kevin M. Antshel, PhD; Jeffrey H. Newcorn, MD. Please consult the full published review for complete information.

Researchers Believe KLK6 Protein May Play a Role in the Development of Psoriatic Arthritis

August 03, 2020

Preliminary findings by Case Western researchers point to kallikrein-related peptidase 6 as possible culprit in the development of psoriatic arthritis.