Noble’s Self-Injection Trainers for Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs

Last year, Medgadget heard from Noble International about its smart training devices that educate patients on safe and effective at-home use of prefilled syringes and autoinjectors. At the time, Joe Reynolds, Research Manager at Noble International, shared some use cases for the company’s products, including rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Since that interview, longitudinal data has proven the efficacy [...]

How Well Are Your Rheumatology Patients Self-Administering Their Medication?

A primary goal of rheumatologists remains alleviating the pain, stiffness and tenderness that mark rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Yet in an era marked by a significant increase in self-injection options, it has become crucial for these HCPs to understand just how well their rheumatology patients are self-administering their medications. Currently, most RA patients undergo a [...]

Training Patients in The Use of Wearable Injectors

Millions of patients worldwide living with rare, debilitating conditions are benefiting from developments in biopharmaceuticals and complex chemical entities as well as novel approaches to drug delivery. For example, many therapeutics administered in a subcutaneous injection are suitable for at-home administration by patients themselves, rather than in a healthcare facility. This includes wearable injection [...]

DermWireTV: Noble Educates on Self-Injection

Participants in a study by the company Noble show that the vast majority of patients—92%—would prefer to bring home a training device to practice with prior to starting self-injection. Noble creates trainers for autoinjectors intended to increase patient confidence and autonomy with self-managed treatments. Watch full clip>

Packaging Accessory Boosts Usability of Pharma Autoinjector

A new grip-able sleeve for pharmaceutical autoinjector pens makes it easier for patients with reduced dexterity due to rheumatoid arthritis (RA) to handle the medical device and perform self-injections, which can help improve health outcomes. Adding the molded-rubber sleeve also doesn’t require pharma companies to incur time-consuming and costly packaging revalidation. Read full Q&A> [...]

2019-07-10T14:40:11-05:00July 10th, 2019|adherence, autoinjector, compliance, self-injection, training|

Drug Delivery Training Devices That Help Patients Learn To Administer Their Injection Medications

Joe Reynolds leverages the knowledge of the pharmaceutical and medical device industries to derive insights and maximize value for all members of the Noble healthcare team. His experience includes work with various consumer and healthcare brands. Joe holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from the University of Central Florida, a Master’s of Science [...]

Gaps in Training, Poor Adherence Highlight Need For Gastroenterologists To Demand Improved Onboarding Tools

Desperate for relief, many people living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)—either Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis—rely on biologic therapies that require users to self-inject. Because self-injecting can be a daunting task—evidenced by the 45% of patients who skip or altogether avoid injections due to anxiety or fear—proper training and onboarding is critical. Even more [...]

Training Diabetes Patients on Self-Injection Is Essential

Ensuring that diabetes patients correctly administer their insulin or glucagon is a priority for prescribers and patients alike. Keeping tabs on the extent to which patients are (or are not) taking their medications as prescribed, however, is increasingly complicated due to technical innovations in drug delivery. Read full article >

Training Devices Increase Patient Engagement and Adherence – Creating Better Outcomes

Across the US, half of all adults live with a chronic disease – and many of them are prescribed a self-injectable therapy to help manage their condition. As the patient population and demand for self-injection treatments continue to grow, so will the number of patients being introduced to self-injection drug delivery devices. This growing [...]