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Forbes Addresses the Effect of a Cancer Diagnosis on Employment and Finances

For patients and their families, a cancer diagnosis has a wide-ranging impact on every facet of their lives. While health concerns remain in the forefront, a recent Forbes article addressed the potentially devastating financial consequence of cancer as it…
For patients and their families, a cancer diagnosis has a wide-ranging impact on every facet of their lives. While health concerns remain in the forefront, a recent Forbes article … http://mylifeisworthit.org/blog/2014/11/forbes-addresses-effect-cancer-diagnosis-employment-and-finances/

Harvard Business Review: The Real Price of “High Priced” Drugs

The debate over drug prices in the U.S. continues to rage, often without the benefit of much-needed context. In a new Harvard Business Review article, Michael Rosenblatt – a former physician and educator who is now Merck’s chief medical officer – gives a …
The debate over drug prices in the U.S. continues to rage, often without the benefit of much-needed context. In a new Harvard Business Review article, Michael Rosenblatt – a former… http://mylifeisworthit.org/blog/2014/11/harvard-business-review-real-price-high-priced-drugs/

Increased Access to Innovative Prescription Medications Helps Slow Overall Medicare Spending

A recent report by Peter J. Pitts, president and co-founder of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest (CMPI), suggests that increased access to innovative prescription medication made possible by the implementation of Medicare Part D is actually h…
A recent report by Peter J. Pitts, president and co-founder of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest (CMPI), suggests that increased access to innovative prescription medi… http://mylifeisworthit.org/blog/2014/11/increased-access-innovative-prescription-medications-helps-slow-overall-medicare-spending/