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Patient remuneration: have your say

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Now is your chance to help to share harmonised global principles on remunerating patients for interactions with industry  As patients and industry move towards new standards on how the patient community collaborates with healthcare...
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Wanted: a global approach to patient remuneration

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Patients should be compensated for their contributions to public engagement activities. A new project aims to co-create global tools to enable ethical, transparent, fair interactions between the patient community and pharmaceutical...
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We need to connect the dots in patient engagement

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Nicholas Brooke, Chief Executive of Patient Focused Medicines Development, explains what the global patient engagement mapping and networking tool launched this month means for patients and other health stakeholders. We hear a lot about...

Exploring best practice for patient engagement in HTA

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The UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is undertaking an exploratory study on how patient preferences could be captured and included in Health Technology Assessments (HTA). Funded by a £120,000 health services...

New working group established to exchange best practices

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The European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have set up a new ‘cluster’ on patient engagement to share experiences and best practices on the way they involve patients and patient...

Health coalition pursues a unique and global approach to patient engagement

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A multinational coalition of stakeholders from across the medicines research and development pathway is addressing the need for a systematic and global approach to patient engagement. Members of Patient Focused Medicine Development (PFMD)...

What are the challenges linked to patient engagement

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Geraint Thomas, Patient Affairs Director at Amgen Europe, explains the series of challenges linked to patient engagement that the industry is currently facing: “This is a huge multi-stakeholder complex environment that we are working in...

Patients aren’t just looking for a clinical outcome

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In a Pharma Talk Radio interview, Marc Boutin – Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Council – explains what the ‘chronic care trifecta’ means for patients. “The ‘chronic care trifecta’ means that patients are...

Stakeholders need to work together to embed patients in medicines R&D

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In a Pharma Talk Radio interview, Anton (Tony) Hoos – Head of Medical for Amgen Europe – explains why stakeholders need to work together in medicines development. “What we hope for is that all stakeholders involved in drug...

Moving towards a shared decision making partnership model

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Nirmala Singh, formerly Patient Engagement Director at the National Kidney Foundation shares her views about the effect patient engagement will have on the healthcare sector in a video filmed at the DIA 2016...