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Savvy Cooperative: Patients with Chronic Health Conditions Who Take Brand-Name (NOT Generic) Therapies

In Paid Opportunities For The Cancer Community by Barbara Jacoby

SCREENER SCOPE We’re looking for people with chronic health conditions who take brand-name (not generic) therapies including pills, injections, and infusions. Eligibility Criteria: Adults who have been diagnosed with a chronic health condition NOTE: Only patients with verified diagnoses will be considered Individuals between the ages of 18-80 Have at least one diagnosed health condition (chronic or episodic) for which …

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Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts Offers New Program To Care For Chronically Ill Seniors At Home

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: PR Newswire Innovative partnership with Landmark Health begins April 3 In an effort to improve care and support for our members who are faced with serious illnesses, today Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross), the largest health plan in the Commonwealth, announced it will partner with Landmark Health on an innovative program that provides care to seniors …

FDA: Use Sicker Patients in Clinical Trials

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By David Pittman, Washington Correspondent, MedPage Today The FDA is taking steps to include more patients with multiple chronic conditions in clinical trials of new drugs, believing such patients are too frequently excluded from new drug studies. Pharmaceutical companies routinely exclude the sickest patients from studies, fearing complications they may suffer from the drug candidates, but, as a result, the studies …