Viviana Gonz谩lez

I’m glad to see in Natalie and Mike’s answers the need for the medical community to be more involved as well. I agree. I’d encourage our patient advocacy organizations to inform HCPs of our community’s needs and how they can help. They are a strong voice in the national healthcare debate that is often not mentioned (with so much focus being targeted at pharma, insurance, and PBMs). How powerful would it be if the community’s HCPs could discuss with our elected representatives necessary measures that would help them provide better care for their patients? I’m not sure about all the pros and cons of HCP involvement, but it is worth exploring. I personally find that there is a disconnect between providers and their patients’ needs (beyond the prescription). We should keep them informed and invite them to the conversation. It may help.

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