Category Archives: Patient Communication

UK: Patient Group Sets Out Orphan Drug Charter

By Leela Barham. There has been a lot of concern about the decision to give the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) the responsibility to look at “highly specialized technologies” (HSTs, or orphan drugs to you and me). That decision was taken just as the NHS across England was going through major reform […]
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Go Digital From Get-Go: Boosting Patient Communication at Point of Care

In our final Q&A installment previewing next week’s iPharma2014 digital forum (May 8-9 in NYC), we spoke with Matthew Fanelli and John Kenyon of Time Inc.’s MNI Targeted Media Group, who will present on “Digital, Big Data, and the Point of Care—What You Need to Know to Improve Patient Communication.” Fanelli is senior VP, digital, […]
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Say What? The Doctor-Patient Conversation

by Abby Mansfield We spend a lot of time focusing on what our advertising says to physicians, what our reps say to physicians, and what our websites and various other channels communicate to patients. All are important in the marketing of pharma brands. But there’s another critical communication channel we can’t ignore: the doctor-patient conversation.
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Stop Paying Lip Service to Patient-Centricity

by Michael Edwards Pharma has operated the same way for 100 years, but the US healthcare model has changed completely in the last 30 years, for payers, pharmacists, hospitals, and even at the clinician level. These changes necessitate pharma – a traditionally stagnant partner – to change now or further risk having its stubbornness result […]
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Online Patient Library Set for European Launch

By Philip Ward. The new Internet Library from the European Patients’ Academy (EUPATI) will come online towards the end of 2015, and will be available in seven European languages (English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Polish and Russian), project director Jan Geissler revealed at last week’s workshop held in Warsaw, Poland, and organized by EUPATI.
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