FDA Must Step Up Oversight of Hand Sanitizer Safety

FDA Must Step Up Oversight of Hand Sanitizer Safety

FDA Must Step Up Oversight of Hand Sanitizer Safety By Marlene Wüst Smith, MD Hand sanitizer – it’s the go-to item for protecting our kids, even our “big” kids, those attending college in person. We keep it in our cars, our briefcases, kids’ backpacks, and our...
S2 | E28: Take Control of Your Health Data

S2 | E28: Take Control of Your Health Data

On this episode of the podcast, Terry and Bob discuss how greater access to personal health data can improve patient access and outcomes. With personal health data and medical records at their fingertips, patients can make the best health choices regardless of their...
What We Need to Know About Standing Orders in Health Care

What We Need to Know About Standing Orders in Health Care

By Surabhi Dangi-Garimella, Ph.D. Standing orders help the physician share the responsibility of patient care with non-physician members of their care team, such as nurses and medical assistants. These are clinical care protocols based on national clinical guidelines...
S2 | E27: Is Your Medical Equipment Safe? 

S2 | E27: Is Your Medical Equipment Safe? 

On this episode of the podcast, Terry and Bob discuss new Patients Rising polling showing that Americans are skeptical of European drug price controls and reference pricing. They highlight how Alzheimer’s treatment can follow in the footsteps of HIV/AIDS a...
Terry’s Hot Take – July

Terry’s Hot Take – July

Terry’s Hot Take is a monthly resource for lawmakers by the Executive Director of Patients Rising, on behalf of the 133 million Americans living with chronic disease. National Health Issues Survey: In May 2021, Patients Rising conducted a national survey of 1,500+...
Season 2 | Episode 26: Legal Issues With Cancer

Season 2 | Episode 26: Legal Issues With Cancer

On this episode of the podcast, Terry and Bob discuss the financial and legal hurdles of dealing with a cancer diagnosis. They note how doctor’s visits, tests, procedures, and therapies are just one part of the cancer journey. Knowing and understanding the laws...
Why is Advocacy So Important?

Why is Advocacy So Important?

Lilly Stairs, creator of the Patients Rising Now Advocacy Master Class took over my chat to discuss what makes advocacy so important. Lilly was joined by some of our graduates turned Course Moderators, from the Winter Session. Adam, Becky, Richie, and Lisa discuss...