Articles for Patient Access
April 20, 2017 | Laura Joszt
Despite the wide variety of rare diseases out there, children and families living with rare disease have one thing in common: they experience diagnostic delays. A new study in Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases described experiences of seeking and receiving a diagnosis of a rare disease and access to healthcare.
March 30, 2017 |
Have retail clinics changed the structure of our health system? Have they changed the way players in the system compete or interact with each other?
March 22, 2017 | Surabhi Dangi-Garimella, PhD
The report, which provides an update on all the monumental changes witnessed by the field of oncology over the last year, highlights 3 key achievements: new investments in science and insurance coverage, payment models that emphasize quality, and rapid-learning healthcare systems.
March 16, 2017 | Laura Joszt
Difficulty in making pricing and reimbursement decisions for rare diseases has prevented patients from having universal access to new medicines despite increased investment in their research and development. In Europe, a group has proposed 9 principles to guide value assessment, pricing, and funding.
March 15, 2017 |
Improving patient collections in fast-paced, high-volume clinical environments.
March 15, 2017 |
Raj Toleti, CEO and founder of HealthGrid, has created patient-driven technologies to help empower them when they are accessing care.
March 8, 2017 | Laura Joszt
Protecting coverage gains that were made under the Affordable Care Act was one of the top concerns of experts representing insurers, physicians, and hospitals during a panel discussion at America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)’s National Health Policy Conference, held March 8-9 in Washington, DC.
March 6, 2017 |
The widespread nature of the opioid epidemic will require coordination from a variety of stakeholders and all levels of government. In this podcast, experts discuss how the crisis got so out of hand, various tactics being undertaken to reverse the opioid, and the current impact of stigma on getting treatment.