“In a world where wearable sensors interface directly with Watson-like systems with dizzying computational horsepower, future doctors are likely to look more like today’s IT personnel: they will be responsible for procuring the most appropriate hardware and software for the human health enterprise, and then helping to configure and maintain it until it’s time for an upgrade.”
The topic of patient centricity remains very active in the clinical trials industry, as the concept continues to emerge and evolve. The purpose of this Patient Centered Clinical Trials facilitated by our friends at eyeforpharma virtual roundtable is to (a) better understand the definition of patient centricity, (b) uncover challenges associated with industry wide patient centered technology adoption and (c) how patient centricity/engagement technologies will push the biopharmaceutical industry to change.
National Stroke Association today unveiled Come Back Strong, the first national movement to rally for stroke recovery and ignite a conversation about the #5 cause of death. Despite killing more women each year than breast cancer, stroke remains largely misunderstood when it comes to overall awareness and the opportunity for recovery.
The PharmaVOICE 100 celebrates the individuals behind the companies, products, brands, tools, and services that benefit patients worldwide, we have now recognized more than 1,000 of the industry’s most inspirational leaders from all sectors of the industry.
Treatment Diaries was founded so that patients could anonymously share information about their cancer journey. This sharing of information is so helpful to others going through similar circumstances. The CureClick Ambassador program also shares information with patients. I joined this program so that I could reach out to others via social media and share information about clinical trials.
The UK startup says it reaches “millions” of patients online through partnerships with health portals including Healthline, Everyday Health and CenterWatch, as well as patient networks such as WEGO Health and CureClick.
No matter the preparation, resources or rigor applied, there is often an element of marketing that is done in the dark. Even in today’s data-rich, hyper-connected world there is a degree of guesswork resident in the process. Don’t get me wrong, the marketers making these educated guesses are bright people who get it right a lot of the time. But just not all of the time. Absolute confidence in marketing is an elusive beast.