Cost of Music vs. Prescriptions

“…it was borderline revolutionary when social worker Dan Cohen discovered that playing Alzheimer’s patients beloved songs of their youth could bring their memories and personalities to the surface in a way that no drug ever has. It’s a cost-effective solution that is largely disregarded by the health care-industrial complex, a deeply dysfunctional system in which a $1,000 prescription is considered more cost-effective than a $40 iPod that brings the patient out of his or her shell.”

By Sherilyn Connelly, SF Weekly, Tuesday, Aug 5 2014

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