Survey Finds People with Cystic Fibrosis Using a CFTR Modulator Have Positive View of Treatment Plans, HCP Relationships, Future

A new survey from Health Union, Cystic Fibrosis In America 2019, finds that people with the condition who currently use a cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) modulator tend to have a more positive view about their futures, treatment plans and healthcare professional relationships than those who have never used one.

Health Union Ranked No. 209 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2019 Technology Fast 500™

Health Union today announced it ranked No. 209 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America, now in its 25th year. Health Union grew 521% from 2015 to 2018.

Survey Shows People Who First Developed Atopic Dermatitis Symptoms As Kids Experience More Severe Symptoms

A new survey from Health Union, Atopic Dermatitis In America 2019, finds that people who begin experiencing atopic dermatitis symptoms as children have vastly different patient journeys and experiences, from those who began experiencing symptoms as adults. The survey illuminates the perspectives and experiences of people impacted by atopic dermatitis.

Alzheimer’s Survey Finds Type, Level of Care Provided By Caregivers Significantly Differs Based on Patient’s Stage

A new survey from Health Union finds that the experiences of caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease differ greatly as the condition progresses through the three stages. Specifically, those witnessing a severe form of Alzheimer’s are more involved in helping the patient complete day-to-day tasks and having tough conversations, caregivers of moderate-stage patients are acutely focused on managing medical care and caregivers of mild-stage patients are dealing with the stresses of caring for a person who is starting to experience memory lapses.

MS Survey Finds Positive HCP Relationships, Proactive Medication Interest Likely Indicators of DMT Use

A new survey from Health Union finds that people with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS) who currently use a disease-modifying therapy (DMT) report positive relationships with their healthcare professionals (HCP) and interest in prescription therapies, while those who have never used a DMT prefer alternative therapies and have experienced a less straight-forward MS journey than their counterparts.

Health Union Recognized by Inc. 5000 as a Fastest Growing Company for Second Consecutive Year

For the second consecutive year, Health Union has been recognized by Inc. magazine’s annual Inc. 5000 list, which represents the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Health Union ranked No. 906 overall.

Survey Finds More Positive Experiences, Better HCP Relationships When Fewer Doctors Needed to Diagnose Ankylosing Spondylitis

A new survey from Health Union finds that people with ankylosing spondylitis who consulted four or more healthcare professionals while seeking a diagnosis currently experience more difficult patient journeys.

Health Union Welcomes Will Rompala as Chief Technology Officer

Health Union announced today that Will Rompala has joined the company as chief technology officer. Rompala will leverage more than two decades of experience in data science, advertising intelligence, software engineering and organizational change to provide a strategic roadmap for evolving Health Union’s technological and data capabilities, grow its technology team and ensure all technology offerings meet the needs of the people participating in the company’s growing portfolio of online health communities.

Survey Shows Females with Bladder Cancer Receive Less Support, Experience Lower Quality of Life

Females with bladder cancer are more likely than their male counterparts to experience a greater number of symptoms and challenges with coping, less support and, as a result, lower perceptions of quality of life. This is one of many findings from “Bladder Cancer In America 2019,” a new survey from Health Union that illuminates the perspectives and experiences of people living with bladder cancer.

Survey Finds Retina Specialists Positively Impact Treatment, Patient Journey for People with Macular Degeneration

A new survey from Health Union finds that people with macular degeneration who regularly see a retina or macular degeneration specialist for care have more satisfaction with their healthcare professional relationships, treatment plan and have a better grasp of their condition than those who regularly see other HCPs.