Precision medicine harnesses the power of genetic data, which can improve treatment regimens and overall outcomes for patients. But accessing that data remains another challenge. Field correspondent Kate Pecora speaks with advocate Christine Von Raesfeld about how patient access to data can be a game-changer, and what can be done to expand that across the chronic disease community.
Plus, did you see your 2022 Medicare premium go up? Terry and Dr. Bob discuss why. They also deliver health policy updates from Capitol Hill that impact patients, including new legislation introduced that would shed light on the practices of drug supply chain middlemen known as pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs).
And June marks National Scleroderma Awareness Month. Patient correspondent Amy shares why more research funding is needed to understand this illness.
Dr. Robert Goldberg, “Dr. Bob,” Co-Founder and Vice President of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest
Kate Pecora, Field Correspondent
Amy Gietzen, Patient Correspondent
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