William D. Clark

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overview describes the Medicare and Medicaid dually eligible beneficiaries, and it summarizes challenges in obtaining information and designing health care and supportive systems across the continuum of their needs. Some of the challenges include: the complexities of Medicaid eligibility, key structural differences between Medicare and Medicaid,(More)
BACKGROUND Flavonoid-rich extracts from the mature roots of Scutellaria baicalensis have been shown to exhibit antiproliferative effects on various cancer cell lines. We assessed the ability of an ethanolic extract of S. baicalensis root to inhibit the proliferation of malignant glioma cells. METHODS Cell lines derived from primary and recurrent brain(More)
This article describes administrative issues and beneficiary perspectives on the delivery of medical services under Medicare+Choice (M+C) and/or Medicaid managed care organizations (MCOs) for dually eligible beneficiaries. We interviewed staff at nine health plans in four market areas in 2000 and 2001, and conducted beneficiary focus groups in 2001. The(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the thickness, area, and volume of sutured and nonsutured multilayered cartilage grafts in a rabbit population. DESIGN Autogenous rabbit cartilage grafts were harvested, layered, and placed in the contralateral auricle. Half the grafts were sutured; the other half were nonsutured. Graft thickness, area, and volume were measured before(More)
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