U.S. health care system unprepared to move future Alzheimer’s treatment into rapid clinical use

Posted by on November 15, 2017 5:12 pm
Categories: health

Advanced clinical trials are underway for at least 10 investigational therapies that have shown promise in slowing or blocking development of Alzheimer’s disease, creating hope that a preventive strategy may be in reach. But a new study warns that the U.S. health care system lacks the capacity to rapidly move such a treatment into wide clinical use, a shortcoming that could leave millions of people without access to transformative care if such a breakthrough occurs.

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