For Patients Who Self-Inject, Training Devices May Hold Multiple Benefits

For patients living with Rheumatoid Arthritis, Crohn’s or other autoimmune diseases, one of the hardest parts of dealing with the condition may be the need to self-inject medication. While doctors and nurses try to put patients at ease by demonstrating self-injection techniques in the office, there are many factors that may affect patients’ comfortability [...]

Improving Patients’ Self-Injection Experience

The rapid advancement of biologic therapies has created numerous opportunities for improving patient self injection. As a result, every year, more patients are being introduced to both established and new devices for home treatment. However, studies have shown some patients find it hard to follow the required steps outlined in instructions for use (IFU) documents [...]

Training Patients to Self-Inject Medications Key to Improved Adherence

Overall rates of chronic illnesses such as diabetes, multiple schlerosis (MS) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are expected to skyrocket in the coming years. Treating these diseases successfully—and managing their associated health care costs—will depend in large part on patient adherence to medication regimens that may require daily, biweekly or monthly injections. More patients requiring [...]

Autoinjector Training May Lead to Patient Adherence

Patient training devices used to ease anxiety related to the use of autoinjectors and prefilled syringes may offer industry data that can be used to develop and/or enhance these and other types of combination drug products. Pharmaceutical Technology spoke with Elizabeth Hawkins, Director of Marketing at Noble, about how Noble’s advanced, multisensory patient training devices may [...]

Creating a Commercial Path for Innovative Medicines

One of the newest areas presenting opportunities — and challenges — for the healthcare system is the emergence of digital and smart therapeutics. Digital therapies present another option for patients in several disease areas. Digital therapies go beyond games and behavior modification. These are clinically validated digital tools that have been evaluated to assess [...]

2018-10-08T11:36:56+00:00October 8th, 2018|adherence, PharmaVoice|

Industry-First Longitudinal Cohort Study Reports Training Devices Improved Patient Performance and Engagement

Industry-First Longitudinal Cohort Study Reports Training Devices Improved Patient Performance and Engagement Study Participants Were Highly Engaged With Training Devices; Prefer Additional Training at Home ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Noble, the global leader in medical device training solutions, patient onboarding strategies and multisensory product development for the world’s top pharmaceutical brands, reported data from a study [...]

Developing Demonstrators to Increase Patient Confidence and Reduce Anxiety

In this article, Joe Reynolds, Research Manager at Noble, using Noble’s collaboration with BD as an example, discusses the value of demonstrators for making patients comfortable and effective with their prefilled syringe, leading to a significant improvement in treatment adherence and patient quality of life. View full article >

Device Training and Onboarding Considerations for On-Body Delivery Systems

In this article, Joe Reynolds, Research Manager at Noble, explains how on-body injection devices have arisen from the need to develop viscous, large-volume biopharmaceutical therapies, and how Noble’s on-body training devices can help patients learn how to us their devices correctly, reliably and safely. View full article>

2018-09-17T16:02:15+00:00September 17th, 2018|adherence, Onbody, Onbody trainers, Onbody training, OnDrugDelivery|

Noble Announces Launch of AdhereIT Platform for Real-Time, Error-Correcting Self-Injection

Earlier this year, Medgadget spoke with Noble International about the company’s self-injection trainers designed to mimic the patient experience with prefilled syringes and autoinjectors. During the interview, we heard about AdhereIT, “a smart attachable device component, available for various autoinjector form factors, that connects to the device and has the capability to track, monitor [...]

Can Realistic Training Devices Help Make a Blockbuster?

Innovation is vital for survival in the pharma industry. Although huge amounts of time, money and creativity are conventionally spent on the clinical development and commercialization of new drugs, success in the modern marketplace sometimes requires a wider perspective. For example, even the most effective drug won’t find success if patients simply aren’t comfortable [...]