Navigation Links
Tens of Thousands of Back Pain Patients Overtreated in Six Health Plans, According to HealthCore Study
Date:3/16/2009

o, Missouri, Kentucky, Indiana and Georgia.

For more information on other WellPoint health plan studies, go to http://www.wellpoint.com/institute.

(1) Skinner JS, Fisher ES. Regional disparities in medicare expenditures: an opportunity for reform. National Tax Journal. 1997; 50:413-25.

(2) Maetzel A, Li L. The economic burden of low back pain; a review of studies published between 1996 and 2001. Best Pract. Res Clin Rheumatol 2002; 16:23-30.

(3) Martin, Brook, Deyo, Richard, Mirza, Sohail. Expenditures and Health Status Among Adults with Back and Neck Problems. JAMA 2008: 299(6): 656-664.

(4) Cherkin DC, Deyo RA, Street JH, Barlow W. Predicting poor outcomes for back pain seen in primary care using patients' own criteria. Spin 1996; 21:2900-7.

(5) Croft PR, Macfarlane GJ, Papageorgious AC, Thomas E, Silman AJ. Outcome of low back pain in general practice: a prospective study. BMJ 1998; 316:1356-7.

About HealthCore

HealthCore, based in Wilmington, Del., is the clinical outcomes research subsidiary of WellPoint. HealthCore has a team of highly experienced researchers including physicians, biostatisticians, pharmacists, epidemiologists, health economists and other scientists who study the "real world" safety and effectiveness of drugs, medical devices and care management interventions. HealthCore offers insight on how to best use this data and communicates these findings to health care decision-makers to support evidence-based medicine, product development decisions, safety monitoring, coverage decisions, process improvement and overall cost-effective health care. For more information, go to www.healthcore.com.

About WellPoint, Inc.

WellPoint is committ
'/>"/>

SOURCE WellPoint, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine news :

1. Mega Events in September Allow Heart Health Campaign to Reach Tens of Thousands of Hispanics During Cholesterol Awareness Month
2. Mega Events in September, Including Chicago Event This Sat./Sun., Allow Heart Health Campaign to Reach Tens of Thousands of Hispanics During Cholesterol Awareness Month
3. Prostate Cancer Awareness Week to Screen Thousands
4. Less invasive lymph node biopsy method could spare thousands unnecessary operations
5. Those With Disabilities as Well as Aging Population Throughout Country Now Have Access to Thousands of Specialized Products
6. Thousands of Public Health Experts to Address Leading Issues at APHA Annual Meeting, Nov. 3-7
7. Los Angeles Red Cross Aids Thousands of Wildfire Evacuees
8. Thousands Receive Assistance From American Red Cross Mental Health Workers Organization Provides Tips, Resources in Wake of California Wildfires
9. U.S. Pharmacopeia 8th Annual MEDMARX(R) Report Indicates Look-Alike/Sound-Alike Drugs Lead to Thousands of Medication Errors Nationwide
10. Left in the Dark and Facing Thousands in Rent Increases, Elderly Atria Senior Living Residents Protest; Call for Improvements
11. Thousands of Womens Basketball Referees to Wear Pink Whistles February 8-17; Calling For a Cure Program to Raise Funds for Cancer Research
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/28/2015)... In a recent episode of SCI ... Change Athlete Development Services and Consultancy talks with ... athlete development and player engagement during and after their ... athletes face and how off-field activities are a critical ... involved in athlete development issues while in graduate school ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... 2015 The Heart Fit Clinic started ... of the machine. The Heart Fit Clinic is also ... a franchise model. The goal is to scale the ... disease. To buy External Counterpulsation machines can ... individuals through this process and achieve the desired results. ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... Mew and Company, a Vancouver corporate tax accounting ... consulting services in addition to a variety of other ... planning. Company finances are a complicated matter that should ... this, complex Canadian tax laws can make it even ... Mew and Company works to advise their clients on ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... 2015 A study out of the ... therapy procedure for the treatment of a hereditary ocular ... Authored by Dr. Robert MacLaren, professor of ophthalmology ... Lancet Medical Journal on January 16, 2014 , the ... genetic disorder that mostly affects men and leads to ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... Pioneer Millworks reclaimed USA wood will be ... Materials Show, an annual, premier sustainable building event in ... top manufacturers of the latest building products, services and ... and manufactured by Pioneer Millworks from their Oregon and ... restaurants, hotels, retailers, and corporate offices. Nichibi Global ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:SCI TV Covers Athlete Development with Duncan Fletcher 2Health News:SCI TV Covers Athlete Development with Duncan Fletcher 3Health News:Clinicians Can Now Purchase External Counterpulsation with Heart Fit Clinic 2Health News:Vancouver Corporate Tax Accountants Now Provide Business Consulting Services 2Health News:New Gene Therapy Procedure Could Hold Key to Preventing Blindness for Certain Patients 2Health News:US Reclaimed Wood from Pioneer Millworks to be Featured at Architecture & Construction Materials Show in Tokyo. 2
... -- One of the best ways to encourage ... is to use a personalized approach, according to ... new study shows that simple, personalized interventions that ... improve colorectal cancer screening rates in primary care ...
... starting experiencing sounds as bodily sensations , , MONDAY, Sept. ... experienced sounds as bodily sensations after suffering a small ... the brain processes sensory signals and fixes itself when ... sound after suffering a stroke that only affected part ...
... Longs Drugs,(NYSE: LDG ) announced its flu immunization ... help residents of those communities remain,healthy and combat the annual ... to better meet its customers, needs. -- Longs Drugs ... beginning in October through the middle of ...
... MOUNT VERNON, Wash., Sept. 24 PreViser ... risk and disease analysis,software that enhances treatment ... a simultaneous release of a new corporate ... *(LOGO: http://www.Send2Press.com/mediaboom/07-0924-Previser_72dpi.jpg ) PreViser,s ...
... procedures, both surgical,and nonsurgical, have risen in popularity ... shows such as "Extreme Makeover." And, of course, ... "Nip/Tuck." Nearly 11.5 million cosmetic procedures were ... the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic,Surgery (ASAPS). ...
... websites with its newest category ... ... Great Consumer Driven Health Plan Websites, ... Conference in Philadelphia, the recognition,of the Nation,s Top 20 ... of data using the Healthcare Market Guide, and a,syndicated ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Jefferson researchers find personalized interventions key to improving colon cancer screening rates 2Health News:Study Offers Insights Into Sensory Perceptions 2Health News:Longs Drugs Announces Immunization Program for the 2007/2008 Flu Season 2Health News:Longs Drugs Announces Immunization Program for the 2007/2008 Flu Season 3Health News:PreViser Launches New Website and Enhanced Version of Its Oral Disease and Risk Assessment Software 2Health News:Study Shows Cosmetic Surgery on the Rise as Safety and Efficacy of Procedures Increase 2Health News:Top Twenty Health Plan Websites Named by TheRatingsGuy.com 2Health News:Top Twenty Health Plan Websites Named by TheRatingsGuy.com 3
(Date:2/27/2015)... , Feb. 27, 2015 Roughly three-quarters ... very confident substituting an interchangeable biosimilar for its ... the same nonproprietary name, according to a survey ... (AMCP,s) Journal of Managed Care & Specialty ... 25 percent of pharmacists would feel as confident ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... Feb. 27, 2015  Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims ... or the "Company") (NASDAQ: VTAE ).  Such ... at rswilloughby@pomlaw.com or 888-476-6529, ext. 237. ... of its officers and/or directors have violated Sections 10(b) ... On February 27, 2015, the Company ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... February 27, 2015 ... dell,innovativo sistema di monitoraggio dell,infarto congestizio (CHF - ...     Vectorious ... nuovo sistema per il monitoraggio cardiaco destinato a ... oggi di aver concluso una raccolta di finanziamenti ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Survey Published in AMCP's JMCP Finds Pharmacists Are Most Confident Substituting Interchangeable Biosimilars for Brand Biologics When Products Share Nonproprietary Name 2SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of Vitae Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - VTAE 2Vectorious Medical Technologies completa una raccolta di 5 milioni di dollari 2
... FREMONT, Calif., Nov. 19 Quark Pharmaceuticals, Inc., the leader ... its siRNA R&D platform based programs have met clinical development ... a new IND opened for ocular neuroprotection drug candidate QPI ... has completed enrollment in a Phase 2 study of PF-4523655 ...
... Nov. 19 Radiall and Integral Process will collaborate in ... agreement to confirm this new alliance. , Radiall has a ... time, the company has established relationships with major players in ... , Integral Process is a key supplier of interconnect ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Quark Reports Progress of siRNA Clinical Programs; 300 Patients Dosed With Quark Pharmaceuticals' siRNA Drugs In Multiple Fully Enrolled Clinical Trials 2Quark Reports Progress of siRNA Clinical Programs; 300 Patients Dosed With Quark Pharmaceuticals' siRNA Drugs In Multiple Fully Enrolled Clinical Trials 3Quark Reports Progress of siRNA Clinical Programs; 300 Patients Dosed With Quark Pharmaceuticals' siRNA Drugs In Multiple Fully Enrolled Clinical Trials 4Radiall and Integral Process Sign Agreement 2
... with the MAMMOTOME® HH (Hand ... invasive procedure using ultrasound imaging ... images to locate breast abnormalities, ... and map the area you ...
... A biopsy with the MAMMOTOME® ... effective, minimally invasive procedure using ... management.,Using computer-generated images to locate ... accurately pinpoint and map the ...
... occlusive wrap than VICRYL knitted mesh. Especially ... be contained. Predictable absorption. Polyglactin 910 has ... nonpyrogenic. ,VICRYL (polyglactin 910) woven mesh is ... glycolide and lactide, derived respectively from glycolic ...
... Line Reinforcement Material is a safe, ... air leaks and as such, the ... biocompatible, ePTFE material requires no pretreatment ... load and fire and the material's ...
Medicine Products: