Why Patient Advocacy Matters

Why Patient Advocacy Matters

There are a lot of ways in which the human genetic code can go wrong. Even beyond that, other conditions can plague individuals for their entire lives.   With so much out there, it’s a wonder sometimes that we live as long as we do.   Across the world, small groups of...
The Human Element of Gene Therapy

The Human Element of Gene Therapy

Gene therapy stands on a precipice. It is poised to make a massive positive impact on the lives of many with genetic disorders. However, as research moves forward, it is important to consider the human concerns that are involved in implementing these practices. If...
Surmounting Patient Access Challenges

Surmounting Patient Access Challenges

Even with widespread and well-known patient concerns about the pricing of healthcare services, one of the most contentious issues for patients is being able to even access the care or information that they need. After all, patient engagement only works when they are...
Gene Therapy And Rare Diseases

Gene Therapy And Rare Diseases

The recent proliferation of gene therapy solutions has led to new possible outcomes for patients and those suffering from a variety of diseases. In particular, gene editing tools such as CRISPR have been lauded for their potential to help treat and understand these...
Why Digital Health Literacy Matters

Why Digital Health Literacy Matters

As doctors work with patients to try to better outcomes and ensure that they are able to stick to treatment plans, professionals in the medtech industry strive to improve patient literacy. For doctors, better patient literacy means fewer visits and better...
The Role Of Pharma In Future Healthcare

The Role Of Pharma In Future Healthcare

For pharmaceutical companies moving forward in healthcare, a more human touch may be necessary. The industry has historically been focused on the drugs it produces and distributes, with robust investments in chemistry and biology to deliver on patient needs. Now,...
How To Excel At Senior Patient Care

How To Excel At Senior Patient Care

Patient engagement, particularly through technologies such as patient portals and wearables, has become a hot-button issue. Every savvy healthcare organization has rushed to incorporate these new tactics into their care plans, giving patients more control over their...
The Race For Viable Gene Therapy

The Race For Viable Gene Therapy

In the wake of the 2017 American Society of Hematology Meeting and Exposition, many medical professionals are keeping a sharp eye on two companies looking to change how diseases such as hemophilia are treated. During the meeting, Spark Therapeutics released data on...