Managed Healthcare Executive: All 12 of Our 2022 Cover Stories

A one-stop-shop for 2022 cover stories.

December: Beyond the Big Three PBMs

Smaller and midsize pharmacy benefit managers are taking on Optum Rx, CVS Caremark and Express Scripts. They say they have better technology and are more transparent about their pricing.

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November: Medication Adherence

Our in-depth look at one of the forever-problems of healthcare: How to get people to take their medication as prescribed. The answers are increasingly bespoke.

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October: Primary Care in Critical Condition

Its physicians are overworked, and patients are going elsewhere for care. Experts say help is on its way for primary care in the United States — but so is an onslaught of new demands.

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September: 10 Emerging Health Leaders

Our annual list of outstanding individuals in healthcare in the early part of their careers.

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August: Our Annual Pharmacy Survey

Our annual survey about drugs and their costs had 950 respondents this year. We asked about theCOVID-19 pandemic, biosimilars, HIV PrEP, Wegovy and Aduhelm.

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July: Reforming Hospice

Some experts want to see more funding for hospice care in the home. Others say the advantages of hospice in a hospital or nursing home have been underrated.

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June: Medicaid Managed Care Plans Coming Under Scrutiny

States looked to Medicaid managed care plans to control costs and provide some predictability. Now a growing number are asking questions of the plans and investigating whether the plans are living up to their state contracts. Meanwhile, new federal reporting requirements are being implemented that may shed some light on how the plans operate.

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May: Heading Upstream to the Social Determinants of Health

There’s a long history to recognizing that social factors shape people’s health. But the social determinants of health are getting more attention than ever. Will that attention turn into action and lasting change?

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April: Finding a Way Forward for Public Health: Greater Investment, Greater Distrust

Infectious diseases have come roaring back as threat to health and well-being. But COVID-19 revealed the shortcomings of our public health systems. Research has linked loss of trust in government with lower vaccination. So how can that trust be restored?

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March: A Dangerous Pairing: COVID-19 and Obesity

People with obesity are already at heightened risk for a number of serious illnesses: diabetes, heart disease, some cancers. Severe COVID-19 can now be added to that list.

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February: Is Healthcare Ready For Blockchain?

Blockchain technology, the backbone of crytocucould soon be a very important part of the healthcare industry. Blockchain isa novel type of data-storage architecture with many potential applications.

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January: State of the Industry Survey

Our annual survey about readers’ attitudes and beliefs about developments in healthcare.

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