Category Archives: patient compliance

Missed Opportunities in Rare Disease

At CBI’s 7th Annual Rare Disease and Orphan Drug Leadership Congress, speakers and attendees identified areas where pharma can improve the way it approaches rare disease and treatment.
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Strategic Patient Adherence Awards: This Year's Winner…

CBI conference highlights three turnaround strategies to plug the gaps in patient adherence. New insights into customer behavior fostered by the revolution in information technology are finally being applied to the age-old quandary of why most patients stop taking prescribed medications after a few months of therapy. This was a key conclusion of last month’s […]
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Cracking the Adherence Nut: Drug Delivery

Chris Evans, West Pharmaceutical Services, and Ed Geiselhart, Insight Product Development, consider the importance of drug delivery systems in facilitating patient adherence. No two patients are alike, but drug-makers may not consider how different a single patient’s perspective can be when viewed over time. A patient’s progress through disease management is a journey, and perceptions […]
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Obamacare's Effect on Drug Spending

Provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) drove out-of-pocket costs down, while increasing drug spending among 19 to 25-year-olds in 2011, according to research published on Wednesday. The decline observed in overall out-of-pocket spending last year was the “first on record,” and was “largely related to the introduction of the ‘donut-hole’ subsidy for Medicare Part […]
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The Rise of the Patient: Medicine 2.0

by Sarah Krüg Amidst yellow sandstone arches and California Mission Revival architecture, The Medicine 2.0 +Stanford Summit (otherwise known as the Fourth World Congress on Social Media and Web 2.0 in Health Medicine) set out on a three day journey to challenge its diverse audience to break down silos and expand beyond traditional boundaries. From […]
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