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From Our Blog

WOMEN: Personalized medicine will radically transform health care as we know it

WOMEN Magazine: Patients Rising on the Value of Personalized Medicine

Candace Waddell has developed a sixth sense for helping fellow patients.

When she heard an insurance company...

Boston 25 News: Massachusetts patients urge lawmakers to pass step therapy reform

Patients Rising blogger & patient advocate Anna Legassie recently shared her story with Fox 25 Boston to encourage support for step therapy reform in Massachusetts.

With step therapy,...

Prior Authorization: Insurance policy forces patient to start over — again

Prior Authorization: Patient hospitalized twice due to insurance delay

Before patient Peggy C. of Mississippi could get access to the right treatment for her hypoparathyroidism, she had to...

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Our Recent Event

Voices of Value Speak Up: Spotlight on Rare Cancers, Orphan Drugs, and Why Patients Need AIR

On June 4th, 2017 in Chicago at PianoForte, we conducted an advocacy forum as part of Patients Rising’s new national initiative, Patients Need AIR, which addresses the importance of access, innovation and the reform of policies currently erecting barriers to novel therapies, especially in treating cancer..  View the Event Video.

Patients Speak Up: Be Your Own Advocate

Check out Patients Speak Up: Be Your Own Advocate. The eBook is designed to give patients, family members and other related caregivers and supporters the tools you need to advocate for the right treatment at the right time.