Managing Transformation Across Healthcare: Key Highlights from MOVE 2017

In late January, Magellan held its second annual Magellan Open Vision Exchange (MOVE) conference in Scottsdale, Ariz. MOVE brings together a large cast of voices from the healthcare industry to discuss the future of healthcare for patients, plans and providers. Over two days, we heard from private industry experts, government leaders, as well as other…

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Trouble sleeping? You’re not alone.

Trouble sleeping? You are not alone. Sleep problems and insomnia affect nearly 40 percent of Americans each year. Not only is insomnia very common, it is also associated with increased risk of stroke,[1] diabetes,[2] obesity,[3] alcohol misuse,[4] depression[5] and anxiety.[6]  When individuals have insomnia and another one of these conditions, it can be particularly problematic….

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Calling all speakers for Magellan Rx Management’s 2017 Specialty Summit

Magellan Rx Management is hosting its annual Specialty Summit from August 28-30, 2017 in New York City. This premier event provides insights, innovations and solutions for some of the pharmaceutical industry’s hottest topics. DO YOU HAVE A STORY TO TELL? If you have compelling research or new ways to drive innovative thinking that can help…

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February is American Heart Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, but you can make healthy changes to lower your risk of developing heart disease. Controlling and preventing risk factors is also important for people who already have heart disease. According to the U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, ways to…

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Mind the Gap: Increasing Access to Behavioral Healthcare

According to the Kim Foundation, one out of four Americans experiences behavioral health issues. Of those, 60 percent are not receiving treatment. Why are so many people not receiving treatment? What does this mean for providers? What more can be done to increase access to behavioral healthcare? Learn more about this issue by downloading Magellan’s…

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When Current Events Impact Team Members’ Work Productivity

The full extent of this remarkably negative 2016 Presidential campaign might surprise you. Studies show that the campaign may have had a profound effect on the mental wellbeing of many people. This goes beyond the usual split of people who feel excited or disappointed following the outcome of any election. Across the country, healthcare providers are…

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Value-Based Purchasing: Putting the Wheels into Motion

You’re buying a car. Before you hit the lot, you do your planning and research, establish a budget, figure out what features you want and what style you’re looking for. You probably search online for car and dealer reviews, prices and sales. Based on all of that work, you make a decision, negotiate and pay…

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Healing after suicide

Using Technology to Help Individuals with Substance Use and Depression

Millions of people are challenged by drug and/or alcohol use, which may result in physical and emotional health concerns. Many individuals feel like they have lost control and struggle with depressive signs and symptoms, in addition to substance use – and only a fraction of these individuals receive care, according to a report on addiction…

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