Patient Education

PBIRG & PMRG join forces to create Intellus Worldwide, Your Association for Healthcare Insights and Analytics Merger brings together 100+ years of experience to improve patient lives through research-driven insights

December 20, 2017

Minneola, Fla. – PBIRG (Pharmaceutical Business Intelligence & Research Group) and PMRG (Pharmaceutical Marketing Research Group) announce the upcoming merger of their associations. In January 2018, the organizations will join forces to form Intellus Worldwide, Your Association for Healthcare Insights and Analytics.   Combined expertise for greater impact Intellus Worldwide brings together more than 100 […]

Johnson & Johnson and the American Cancer Society Launch Cancer.com

December 14, 2017

Cancer.com provides individual content tailored to when patients need at various stages of diagnosis and treatment such as at the point of diagnosis, making treatment decisions, during treatment, remission, and the potential of facing recurrence. The drug research and development arm of Johnson & Johnson in conjunction with the American Cancer Society have rolled out […]

FDA Launches Online Tool To Help Doctors Prescribe Antibiotics

December 14, 2017

The Food and Drug Administration has launched a new website to help clinicians make more informed prescribing decisions by ensuring they have direct and timely access to information about when bacterial or fungal infections are likely to respond to a specific antibacterial or antifungal drug.   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, […]

MindBytes BVBA Initiates Oncology R&D Program Focused on Patient Empowerment and is Selected as One of Five Finalists for Astellas Oncology C3 Prize

November 16, 2017

EDMONTON, Alberta & GHENT, Belgium–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MindBytes BVBA and its subsidiary, MindLab Interactive AI Inc., (“MindBytes”) today announced it has initiated an oncology research & development program focused on empowering individuals with cancer and improving their lives. The Company plans to develop an interactive Cancer Patient Decision Aid (CADA) and an evidence-based serious game for breast […]

Michael Griffith Joins the HealthPrize Technologies Board of Directors

November 7, 2017

Former inVentiv executive brings key pharmaceutical services sector experience to HealthPrize’s board Norwalk, Conn. – November 6, 2017 – HealthPrize Technologies, a provider of adherence and patient engagement technology for the life sciences industry, announced today the appointment of Michael Griffith to its Board of Directors. Griffith is an operating partner of San Francisco-based private […]

New Peer-Reviewed Study Finds Illegal Online Pharmacies are Using Twitter to Illegally Sell Percocet®, Fentanyl, Vicodin®, Oxycotin®, and Other Highly Addictive Opiods To U.S. Consumers

October 26, 2017

SAN DIEGO, CA (October 26, 2017) – Results from a new peer-reviewed study to be published in the November issue of American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) found illegal online pharmacies are using Twitter to market and sell Percocet®, Vicodin®, Oxycontin®, hydrocodone, fentanyl and oxycodone and other highly addictive and often deadly controlled substances to U.S. consumers, […]

Patient Centricity Works

October 18, 2017

Ensuring a patient-first strategy drives real results in commercial pharma Does patient centricity work? Actually, yes. There are increasing volumes of evidence that demonstrate that when you focus on the difference you make to patients, your commercial performance will improve. And, as other stakeholders adapt to the same economic conditions, driven by data and our ability to measure […]

Data-Driven Patient Outreach

October 17, 2017

How Properly Timed, Targeted Engagement Tactics can Increase Adherence and Brand Revenue Co-pay savings programs are powerful brand marketing tools; not just because of their ability to introduce new patients to therapy, but also due to the wealth of patient behavior data that they generate. These data, when used properly, can drive targeted patient engagement strategies that are uniquely […]

Pharma Information Management, Data Quality and IDMP

September 6, 2017

Join this practitioner IDMP knowledge exchange platform to discuss latest regulatory developments from EMA, FDA developments on GINAS and hear a number of case studies on IDMP projects, technology selection, preparations for the first iteration, practical experiences on unstructured information and other key areas compliance requirements preparations. This marcus evans conference will focus on gathering […]

marcus evans to Host the 2nd Annual Innovation Excellence for Life Sciences Conference on November 29-30, 2017 in Boston, MA

September 5, 2017

marcus evans will host the 2nd Annual Innovation Excellence for Life Sciences Conference on November 29-30, 2017 in Boston, MA. By attending this exclusive event, delegates will receive practical knowledge and tangible insights from leading innovation, R&D, corporate development and strategic alliance professionals on how to institute internal frameworks that foster cross-lateral participation in innovation, […]

Sanofi, Shire, Vertex and More Back First-Ever Rare Disease Film Festival

August 31, 2017

by Beth Snyder Bulik  Disorder: The Rare Disease Film Festival is the first of its kind in the U.S., with pharma sponsors including Shire, Sanofi Genzyme, Vertex, Horizon and Alnylam, and will debut in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Oct. 2. The two-day event will feature 30 different films about two dozen different rare diseases, with run […]

CR Expo China 2017 Poised to Boost Rise of Assistive Device Industry

August 21, 2017

The press conference for Care & Rehabilitation Expo China 2017 was held at China Disabled Persons’ Federation, on August 14th, 2017. Present at the conference are leaders including HU Xiangyang, Director of Rehabilitation Department of China Disabled Persons’ Federation, LI Xi, Director of China Assistive Devices and Technology Centre for Persons with Disabilities, OU Ling, […]

Partnership Opportunities in Drug Delivery (PODD) 2017 Meeting Announced by The Conference Forum

July 24, 2017

The Conference Forum announced the 7th annual Partnership Opportunities in Drug Delivery (PODD) event will be held October 19-20, 2017 at the Marriott Copley Place in Boston, MA. This strategic level event covers the latest drug delivery technology developments, partnerships and insights, plus extensive networking opportunities with more than 325 key industry decision makers. “What’s exciting about […]

CISCRP Recognizes WIRB-Copernicus Group’s Support and Donation to Clinical Trial Awareness and Education

June 27, 2017

The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP) is honored to recognize WIRB-Copernicus Group’s generous support of its Chicago event and donation to its clinical research education and outreach programs.   The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP), an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to educating patients and the […]

J&J Drug Prevents Heart Attacks At Cost Of Amputated Toes

June 15, 2017

Invokana, a diabetes drug made by Johnson & Johnson, decreases the risk of heart attacks and strokes, but also increases the risk of amputation, particularly of toes. The result is a blow to J&J, and a boost to rivals Eli Lilly and Boehringer Ingelheim, who make a similar drug called Jardiance, which has been shown […]

Patients Support Partnerships between Advocacy Groups and Pharmaceutical Companies

June 13, 2017

A survey conducted by Rare Patient Voice of over 3,000 US patients and caregivers across nearly 200 diseases and conditions, found that a majority (55%) are in favor of patient advocacy groups partnering with pharmaceutical or biotechnology companies to develop drugs for medical conditions. Less than 10% are opposed. However, over one-third are not sure. […]

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