Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness that affects roughly 2 million Americans. Patients may experience and interpret reality in an abnormal manner, leading to hallucinations, delusions and disordered thinking. The disease burdens patients and those around them physically, mentally, emotionally, financially and socially. Read Paper
What happens when government agencies and health care providers disagree on the value of medical treatments?
With the cost of health care increasing in recent decades, pharmacy benefit managers, or PBMs, have become an increasingly prominent player in the lives of Americans and their clinicians.
Affecting 6 million Americans, Alzheimer’s disease permanently alters families and communities across the United States. For patients and their loved ones, the most frightening aspect of an Alzheimer’s diagnosis may not be the eventual fatal outcome. It’s the mental and physical deterioration that is, in many cases, prolonged over the course of years.
Headache and migraine patients’ choice of treatment options is narrowing as health plans exclude coverage for more medications and devices.
Daily life can be difficult for people with Parkinson’s, a relentlessly progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects both movement and cognition.
Healthy employees make for a healthy organization. As you explore health insurance options for your employees, consider these five tips.
Biologic drugs, including biosimilars, are increasing the number of effective treatments for rheumatic diseases. Biologics are derived from living organisms, such as microorganisms or human tissue. And the number of these drugs available to patients has increased exponentially in recent decades. Today, biologics are used to treat a range of conditions, including chronic illnesses such […]
Biomarkers are predictive markers in genetic material that can indicate which medications might work for a given patient. For cancer patients, biomarker testing is an important first step toward tailored treatment.
Non-medical switching is a complicated obstacle for mental health care providers and their patients to overcome.