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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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Bringing the trial to the patient

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Gilead’s endeavours in patient engagement may still be in their infancy, but Head of Technology and Innovation Matt Bryant tells Danielle Barron that the organization is striving to use innovation to transform the patient experience of...

Supporting arthritis patients through the pandemic 

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Due to COVID-19, patients have faced cancelled clinic visits and disruption to clinical trials. The Arthritis Foundation is working to support them through the crisis, despite significant challenges to its fundraising...

Pandemic hits patient engagement 

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Interview: COVID-19 makes physical meetings more difficult, but there is a silver lining: virtual meetings can have lowered cost barriers and reduced the burden of travel. The challenge now is to make online connections more meaningful,...

Is MedTech ready for patient engagement? 

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The medical technology industry is slowly expanding its patient engagement work. Barry Liden, Edwards Lifesciences, explains why the sector is playing catch-up and how listening to patients can add...

COVID-19’s twin threat for cancer patients

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Cancer patients face additional risks if they develop COVID-19, but many are also suffering as services are curtailed. People with cancer may even face discrimination if ICU beds are in short supply. How can cash-strapped patient advocates...

Patient engagement training: changing company culture one step at a time

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MSD rolled out the first module of the PFMD training course in early 2020. Jan Nissen, Vice President of Patient Innovation & Enterprise Communications for MSD, says the company is achieving culture change organically rather than...

Patient engagement is a mindset

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At Roche, training is helping to make #patientengagement a central part of all discussions across the organisation, says Sanja Njegic, Dr. Pharm, Global Head of Patient Partnership and Séverine Wollenschneider PhD, Senior Patient...

How COVID-19 changes clinical trials – for good

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Pandemic sees clinical trials halted but some go virtual, benefiting patients, writes Danielle Barron With everything else upended by the coronavirus pandemic, it’s no surprise that clinical trials have also fallen victim to widespread...