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Unmet Needs in the Management of Plaque Psoriasis

Unmet Needs in the Management of Plaque Psoriasis

This Clinical Brief reviews the numerous unmet needs among with patients with psoriasis, a chronic and debilitating disease. In the absence of a cure, these patients seek a treatment that improves the signs and symptoms of their disease.

Highlights:

  • Patients with moderate or severe psoriasis have been shown to be undertreated
  • Individuals with psoriasis are subject to numerous comorbid conditions
  • Patients with severe psoriasis report issues with equal treatments in service establishments
  • Psychosocial effects have been shown to include strong feelings of anger or self-consciousness, problems with sleeping, and contemplation of suicide
  • Psoriasis can impair a person’s ability to work, with a negative effect on work productivity, job retention, and the amount of missed days from a job.

Meetings

4th Partnering With ACOs Summit Los Angeles, CA October 27–28, 2014
PCMH & Shared Savings ACO Leadership Summit Nashville, TN November 3–4, 2014
2014 Annual HEDIS® and Star Ratings Symposium Nashville, TN November 3–4, 2014
Medicare Risk Adjustment, Revenue Management, & Star Ratings Fort Lauderdale, FL November 12–14, 2014
World Orphan Drug Congress Europe 2014 Brussels, Belgium November 12–14, 2014
Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Forum Alexandria, VA November 13–14, 2014
Home Care Leadership Summit Atlanta, GA November 17–18, 2014
HealthIMPACT Southeast Tampa, FL January 23, 2015