Success in managed care: improving clinical quality.Physician Exec. 1997 Apr; 23(4):24-31.PE
What are the economic elements for success in managed care? Although they are quite simple, achieving them can be difficult. The criteria for success in the fee-for-service medical delivery system, generally characterized as "see more--do more--get more," are no longer valid for delivering care in a managed care system. This article identifies the economic elements for success in managed care, and offers a disciplined approach to achieving them, combining both actuarial and clinical expertise.