Dianne Higgins, RN-BSN, Director of Nursing Services at TrialCard authored a new article, Patient-centric support for specialty drug therapy–a new model to address the needs of a changing patient population, which is featured July’s edition of Pharmaceutical Commerce.
“Today’s patient population is markedly different from that of generations past. Americans are turning age 65 at a rate of 8,000 per day*, a statistic projected to continue for the next 18 years, and multitudes of individuals among all age groups are stricken with more than one potentially fatal condition such as diabetes, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, cancer and more. Coupled with steadily rising healthcare costs, specifically in the area of prescription drugs, these conditions create a need for patient-centric support that is more pressing now than at any previous time in history.”
Read the full article at : Pharmaceutical Commerce