This episode features a conversation between Emmy Ganos, PhD, Senior Program Officer at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Stacie Dusetzina, PhD, Associate Professor of Health Policy and Ingram Associate Professor of Cancer Research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. This session is the last of four talks focused on health care sector efforts to Adjust clinical care based on information about patients’ social circumstances. In this conversation, Emmy and Stacie dive into the implications of real-time pharmacy benefit tools and explore what we know about patient and provider preferences when it comes to conversations about medication costs. For resources mentioned in this episode, visit https://sirenetwork.ucsf.edu/podcast/are-real-time-pharmacy-benefits-tools-actually-social-care-adjustments
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- Sloan CE, Ubel PA. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Cost-of-Care Conversations. Annals Intern Med supplement issue on cost-of-care conversations. 2019.
- America’s Essential Hospitals. Cost of Care Conversations Resources. Web collection.
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