An expert panel discusses associated burdens, treatment considerations, and disparities in care management of patients with psoriasis.
EP. 1: Prevalence and Incidence of Psoriasis
Ryan Haumschild, PharmD, MS, MBA, leads a panel discussion highlighting the current prevalence of psoriasis.
EP. 2: The Impact of Psoriasis on the Quality of Life
Amy McMichael, MD, discusses the impact of psoriasis on a patient’s quality of life.
EP. 3: The Benefits and Limitations of the PASI Score
Maria Lopes, MD, MS, provides an overview of the PASI scoring system.
EP. 4: Health Inequities Impacting Optimal Treatment for Patients With Psoriasis
Bruce Sherman, MD, FCCP, FACOEM, underlines the impact of health inequities for patients diagnosed with psoriasis.
EP. 5: Factors to Evaluate When Initiating Psoriasis Treatment
Amy McMichael, MD, and Maria Lopes, MD, MS, review factors to evaluate when starting treatment and how to educate patients on the possible adverse events from that treatment.
EP. 6: Improving Treatment for Psoriasis Across All Skin Phenotypes
Bruce Sherman, MD, FCCP, FACOEM, explores how to improve treatment for psoriasis and education surrounding diagnosing psoriasis for all skin phototypes.
EP. 7: Valuable Quality of Life Assessments in Psoriasis
Amy McMichael, MD, explores why psoriasis can substantially affect quality of life more severely in some ethnicities more than others.
EP. 8: Costs and Burdens of Psoriasis
Amy McMichael, MD, and Maria Lopes, MD, MS, review the major differences in quality of life, the impact on patients, and the costs and burdens associated with absenteeism or presentism.
EP. 9: Financial Burden on Psoriasis Patients
Bruce Sherman, MD, FCCP, FACOEM, underlines how to support patients financially to afford therapies and maintain adherence.
EP. 10: Educating Providers and Improving Early Diagnosis
Maria Lopes, MD, MS, reviews how to educate providers on the risks and burdens of psoriasis and how to improve early diagnosis and treatment for all skin phototypes and ethnicities.
EP. 11: Ensuring Equal Face-to-Face Provider-Interaction Time Among Patients
Amy McMichael, MD, discusses ways to ensure patients of all races and ethnicities are experiencing the same level of quality face-to-face interactions with their providers.
EP. 12: Challenges Across Skin Phenotypes
Maria Lopes, MD, MS, reviews some challenges surrounding access to care, patient education, and financial burdens associated with psoriasis across skin phototypes.
EP. 13: Addressing Disparities in Care for Psoriasis
Bruce Sherman, MD, FCCP, FACOEM, and Maria Lopes, MD, MS, discuss how organizations can address disparities in care for psoriasis.
EP. 14: Psorcast: A Digital Health Tool for Patients
Amy McMichael, MD, provides an overview of the Psorcast app and how it can benefit treatment adherence for patients.
EP. 15: Incentivizing Patient Use of Digital Health Tools
Maria Lopes, MD, MS, and Amy McMichael, MD, discuss how payers can incentivize patients’ use of digital health tools to monitor the success or failure of treatment.
EP. 16: Health Equity Across All Skin Phototypes
A panel of experts provide their final thoughts on treating psoriasis across all skin phototypes.
EP. 17: Final Thoughts on Psoriasis Across Skin Types
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