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MCIC Survey Shows Healthcare Executives' Opinions on Measuring Savings From Disease Management

Manasquan, N.J. -- For people suffering from a chronic disease, the value of disease management goes way beyond savings in dollars and cents. According to a survey conducted by The Managed Care Information Center, most healthcare executive agree quantifying the savings brought about through disease management is quite feasible.

The results, gathered from a recent "Managed Care Question of the Month" at MCIC's Web site (www.themcic.com), showed 78 percent of respondents said it is possible to quantify savings from disease management programs.

An article highlighting the survey is one of several managed care-related articles included in this week's issue of MCIC's free, e-mail newsletter, "Managed Care Weekly Watch." To view the article -- "The Debate Continues . . . Are There Savings in Disease Management?" or to become a subscriber to this free e-mail service, click here.

Some of the other articles featured this week (05/02/00 to 05/09/00) include:

  • "Healthcare Companies Partner to Battle Fraud" -- which examines a partnership between the New York Health Plan Association and the National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association which aims to heighten the public's awareness to the problem of health insurance fraud;
  • "Four Outcomes Providers Expect From IT Investments" -- which offers insight into how providers judge the return on investment of IT improvements; and
  • "Medical Supply Industry To Benefit From e-Health" -- which explains how approximately $11 billion of the $83 billion annually spent in medical supply costs could be eliminated by streamlining the supply chain using the Internet.

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