GENERATIONS – Journal of the American Society on Aging

members’ chronic health conditions are man- aged, while members learn to better understand and care for their own health. Above all, a successful managed care organi- zation will have a mission focused on doing the right thing for its members. The organization’s

leadership and its workforce must believe in their work and be committed to affecting people’s lives in a meaningful way.

Bradley Gilbert, M.D., M.P.P., is CEO of Inland Empire Health Plan in Rancho Cucamonga, California.

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