“Patient Engagement is the Blockbuster Drug of the Century” article by Dave Chase

“Patient Engagement is the Blockbuster Drug of the Century” article by Dave Chase I am not sure why this message does not catch on so why don’t you tell me. It is so…

2012 Institute of Medicine report “Best Care at Lower Cost: The Path to Continuously Learning Health Care in America”

2012  Institute of Medicine report “Best Care at Lower Cost: The Path to Continuously Learning Health Care in America” Below is a link to a pre-publication copy of the latest Institute of Medicine report “Best Care at Lower Cost: The…

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“Patient Engagement is the Blockbuster Drug of the Century” article by Dave Chase

“Patient Engagement is the Blockbuster Drug of the Century” article by Dave Chase

I am not sure why this message does not catch on so why don’t you tell me. It is so incredibly obvious to me that if we simply do not help patients manage their healthcare the costs will continue to escalate, adherence rates will continue…

2012 Institute of Medicine report “Best Care at Lower Cost: The Path to Continuously Learning Health Care in America”

2012  Institute of Medicine report “Best Care at Lower Cost: The Path to Continuously Learning Health Care in America” Below is a link to a pre-publication copy of the latest Institute of Medicine report “Best…

From the Archives of Internal Medicine: Values exercise improves doctor-patient communication

From the Archives of Internal Medicine: Values exercise improves doctor-patient communication

Summary from Dyan Bryson: This is another example of the HOW to reach patients through their cultural filter and the WHY of cultural competency. The results of this Archives study are similar to our own experience (see Inspired Health Strategies, LLC Case Studies http://patientadherence.com/?page_id=497). We learned that…

March 2014 Accenture Report: Great Expectations: Why Pharma Companies Can’t Ignore Patient Services

March 2014 Accenture Report: Great Expectations: Why Pharma Companies Can’t Ignore Patient Services

Get the report here: http://www.accenture.com/us-en/Pages/insight-great-expectations-pharma-companies-ignore-patient-services-2013-survey-infographic.aspx#1 Do pharmaceutical companies know what patients want— rather, what patients expect— them to deliver? Patients are exerting more influence than ever on their treatment decisions. And while medicines and therapies are essential in delivering an improved health outcome, patients also…

Costly Vertex Drug Is Denied, and Medicaid Patients Sue Kalydeco, a $300,000-a-Year Cystic Fibrosis Treatment, Sparks Legal Battle in Arkansas and Shows Dilemma States Face

Published in WSJ, July 16, 2014 10:30 p.m. ET Written by JOSEPH WALKER Chloe Jones, a 14-year-old plaintiff in the Arkansas suit, wears an inflatable vest three times a day to help clear mucus from her lungs. Karen E. Segrave for The Wall Street Journal LITTLE…