Joan Kennedy's mantra is centered on empowering a multidisciplinary team of providers.
Barry Lachman, MD, is probably most noted for his landmark DM programs for children with asthma and the prevention of respiratory synctial virus infection in preterm infants.
Pamela Menard has leveraged physician involvement and pay-for-performance to move in the direction of the medical home concept.
Currently, Harlan Levine, MD, is the only benefits consultant to have experience on the buy and sell side of disease management on a national basis.
Great-West Healthcare is a two-time winner of DMAA's "Best Disease Management Program" for PPOs.
A unique collaboration among Premera Blue Cross, its pharmacy benefits manager, Medco, and its DM provider, Healthways, drives the Faster ID initiative, which aims to identify potential DM-program participants quickly.
David B. Nash, MD, professor of health policy and chairman, department of health policy, Jefferson Medical College, Jefferson University
David B. Nash, MD, is on the front lines of DM with his academic institution's sponsorship of the Population Health Colloquium, a leading forum in chronic care and DM.
In keeping with the evolution of disease management and its ever-broadening scope, the 2008 list of MHE Leaders in Disease Management presented in this supplement is based on accomplishments in disease management rather than on program size.
Tracey Moorhead has expanded membership in the industry's leading DM alliance.
Christobel Selecky has spent 27 years in the healthcare industry, leading LifeMasters since 1996.