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Are Health Plans The Future Of Public Health? – Forbes

The transition from old-guard payer to wellness company is underway – and moving rapidly. Changes to health plan payment policies encourage accountability to improve clinical performance to a much greater extent than ever before. Due to federal policymakers’ relentless drive to improve outcomes and reduce spending growth, plans have significantly more flexibility to care for… Read More »

Shoppers takes page from Big Pharma, sponsors talks for doctors on medical cannabis, which it plans to sell

The pharmaceutical industry has done it for years, officially to educate doctors, unofficially to convince them to prescribe more of their medicines. Now the practice of company-sponsored seminars by specialists known in the drug business as “key opinion leaders” — and criticized as salespeople in disguise – has come to the burgeoning world of medical… Read More »