Tag Archives: participatory medicine

Shopping for Insurance? We’ve Got You Covered

Is my prescription covered? What’s my copay? Choosing a health insurance plan that gets you the most bang for your buck is daunting. For many, medication price and coverage is a crucial decision factor. Meanwhile, drug prices vary under different … Continue reading

Basic science, clinical data, and the personal desires of the patient

Despite spending $150B a year on cancer diagnosis and treatment in the United States, the statistics are bleak: 85% of lung cancer patients die within a year and 15% of new cancer diagnoses are incorrect. In trying to learn where … Continue reading

56 million patients access information through EHRs

Twenty-four percent of U.S. patients, or 56 million people, were found to have accessed their medical information on an electronic health record this year. That number compares to only 5% of patients who used an EHR last year. The recent … Continue reading