Vanderbilt's sale of health plans stalls
- A Symposium on Psychotherapy in the Age of Managed Care(*). Roback, Howard B.; Barton, David; Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Pietro; Gay, Volney; Havens, Leston; Nash, James // American Journal of Psychotherapy;Winter1999, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p1
Provides information on a symposium presented at Vanderbilt University Medical Center on the Department of Psychiatry's 50th anniversary. Compatibility of managed care and psychotherapy; Relevance of the Consumer Reports' psychotherapy study to the emphasis given by managed care organization...
- Academic centers opt out of managed care. Kirchheimer, Barbara // Modern Healthcare;07/17/2000, Vol. 30 Issue 29, p2
Reports on the decision of the Nashville, Tennessee-based Vanderbilt University, which operates the not-for-profit Vanderbilt Medical Center, to discontinue its Health 1-2-3 Plantinum plan. What prompted the decision; Financial losses of Vanderbilt's Medicare health maintenance organization;...
- Trinity ready to exit managed care. Benko, Laura B. // Modern Healthcare;3/13/2006, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p17
The article reports on the plan of Trinity Health to sell its managed-care subsidiary Trinity Health Plans in the U.S. in 2006. Spokesman Stephen Shivinsky comments on Trinity's core business of providing patient care. In terms of financial conditions, Trinity Health Plans is relatively strong...
- Managed care: The next generation. Sachs, Michael A. // Frontiers of Health Services Management;Fall97, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p3
Proposes next-generation models of managed care in the United States. Definition of managed care; Brief history of managed care; Purposes of developing the models; Factors that influence consumers' choice of health plans; Economic issues in managed care.
- In managed care, putting patients first is more important than choosing one model over another. Ignagni, Karen // Frontiers of Health Services Management;Fall97, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p30
Opinion. Focuses on the role of health care plans in the United States. Importance of consumer-oriented managed care; Proposed model of employer-financed healthcare; Two distinct goals of health plans; Complexity of healthcare delivery structure.
- Two points of anecdotal evidence do not make a trend. Patterson, Dennis J. // Frontiers of Health Services Management;Fall97, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p35
Opinion. Comments on the Michael Sach's article about managed care in the United States. Views on healthcare delivery systems; Concepts of managed care financing; Importance of information dissemination on the principles and practices of managed care; Responsibilities of insurance industries.
- Consumer-oriented managed care: Oxymoron or new direction? Brown, Gordon D. // Frontiers of Health Services Management;Fall97, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p38
Opinion. Examines the strengths and weaknesses of alternative models on the market issues of cost and consumer choice of managed care in the United States. Different concepts of managed care; Focus of consumer-oriented managed care; Stages of market development in managed care.
- Reply. M.A.S. // Frontiers of Health Services Management;Fall97, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p44
Responds to comments on an article about managed care in the United States. Economic role of managed care to consumers; Karen Ignagni's views of the purposes of the existing health plans; Importance of consumer choice approach.
- Connecting to managed care meeting attendees. Yeager, Marianne // Medical Marketing & Media;Aug97, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p40
Focuses on healthcare exhibiting as an effective way to reach the managed care audience. Influence of exhibition on purchasing decisions; Concerns of attendees in an healthcare exhibition; Sending of managed care people in the exhibit; Suggestion on how exhibitors can best reach managed care...