Meeting Patient Demand for Alzheimer's Treatment
The treatment of Alzheimer’s continues to improve. As new therapies are approved by the FDA, doctors have more options for their patients, leading to better and more patient-centered care. Ideally, a patient who has a concern about their cognition will see their primary care physician, have the confidence to raise the concern, be screened for potential impairment, and if appropriate be referred to a physician with the skill, experience, and infrastructure to consider this patient for a new Alzheimer’s therapy. Key Question: What steps are leading clinicians and health systems taking to ensure that each Alzheimer’s patient who qualifies gets the right drug and in time to make a difference?