Category Archives: patient education

Mapping Opportunities with the Non-Physician Prescriber

They write 92% of their prescriptions without consulting a physician and are often the first provider a patient sees, and yet nurse practitioners, physician’s assistants and other non-physician prescribers (NPPs) are still somehow overlooked by pharma as an opportunity to drive sales. A GSW Worldwide report titled The non-physician prescriber will see you now points […]
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PharmExec's 2013 Brand of the Year

To read the March cover story in the PharmExec digital edition, click here.
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Changing the DNA of Pharma Patient Adherence Programs

by Grant Corbett Epigenetics is the study of changes in human gene expression, in particular from environmental factors.  Pharma is also experiencing epigenetic change.  Human genes are formed from DNA, which are instructions much like a blueprint.  Similarly, the environment is changing pharmaceutical DNA and how brand marketing is instructed.
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Following Industry, OPDP Hopes to Eliminate Silos in Ad Review

The Office of Prescription Drug Promotion (OPDP) is reorganizing its two primary advertising review divisions – professional and consumer – in an attempt to stay in line with the silo-breaking, multi-channel promotional output pouring in from pharma. The line between physician marketing and consumer marketing has blurred as the facets of a brand campaign – […]
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Packaging: Regulators Call for Better Patient Information

By Jacob Presson, Research Analyst at Cutting Edge Information. Regulations concerning the contents of patient package inserts (known in the EU as “patient information leaflets” or PILs) have in the past erred on the side of caution, making sure that all of the necessary information about side effects and cross-prescription conflicts was included. Pharmaceutical companies […]
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