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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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Fast-moving medtech accelerating pivot towards patient engagement

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Pharma got a head start on working with patients, but some medical technology companies could catch up quickly if they have the right tools, templates and examples of success  The medical technology sector is large, diverse and populated...
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Patient engagement brings dramatic changes to the healthcare system

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Dr. Lode Dewulf, VP and Chief Patient Affairs Officer at UCB, discusses the series of changes that need to happen in the healthcare system, linked to patient engagement. Dr. Dewulf argues that in the case of chronic diseases, patients...

Patient Engagement should be the norm

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“There seems to be a big commitment towards engaging patients but that work is still happening in a fragmented way, in different parts of the world”, says Nicola Bedlington, Secretary General at European Patients’ Forum. The...

VIDEO Interview: Why we need more human interaction in healthcare

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Healthcare is not just about medicine, but also about the way we live our lives. “Nobody wants to be defined by their disease”, says Marilyn Metcalf, Senior Director, Benefit Risk Evaluation at GlaxoSmithKline. “Each of us is a...

A New Societal Contract – Interview with Tony Hoos

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“Patient involvement” is the buzz word of the decade in healthcare. In this interview, Tony Hoos, the Head of Medical for Europe at Amgen talks about the need to embrace a new societal contract, one in which informed patients can and...