Tag: patient advocacy

Can Trump’s Disability Czar Be Trusted?

From Pacific Standard: Melissa Ortiz, President Trump's appointee for Commissioner of the Administration on Disabilities, is a vocal critic of federal programs for disability. The...

Informed Patient? Don’t bet on it

From The New York Times: Informed consent in health care is disturbingly uncommon. As a patient, it can be helpful to utilize a few strategies to be...

Patient Advocacy Groups Accept Drug Industry Funds

From The New York Times: A new study has found that more than 80 percent of the nation's patient advocacy groups accept funding from drug...