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Welcome to the Empowered Patient Podcast with Karen Jagoda.  This show is a window into the latest innovations in digital health and the changing dynamic between doctors and patients.

Topics on the show include

  • the emergence of personalized medicine and breakthroughs in genomics
  • advances in biopharmaceuticals
  • age related diseases and aging in place
  • using big data from wearables and sensors
  • transparency in the medical marketplace
  • challenges for connected health entrepreneurs

The audience includes researchers, medical professionals, patient advocates, entrepreneurs, patients, caregivers, solution providers, students, journalists, and investors.

Nov 9, 2020

Cam Deemer, President, DrFirst shines light on the world of drug pricing and the lack of cost transparency for both doctors and patients. DrFirst is working with Prime Therapeutics, a PBM primarily focused on BlueCross and BlueShield, to integrate their data and provide drug price transparency to now 90% of covered lives. Cost is the number one reason people do not fill a prescription and patients are more likely to abandon an expensive prescription. Doctors and patients need to have an informed conversation about costs of therapy versus benefits of a particular drug.

@DrFirst  #pricetransparency #medadherence #medicaladherence

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