Friday, May 19, 2017

Patient engagement: news & trends

A very important topic for which I've been seeing some good resources:

High drug prices: Don’t let industry excuses go unchecked–or patient voices go unheard

Few Doctors Discuss Cancer Costs With Patients, Study Finds
The results of this study was released in anticipation of the annual ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) meeting next month.

An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take it Back
It's always interesting to note how I come upon an important resource. In this case, it was from a tweet linking to Medium post (above) from the book's author Elisabeth Rosenthal. I will be picking up the book today.

(more to follow...)

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