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 [...]

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> [...]

2019-07-10T14:40:11-04:00July 10th, 2019|adherence, autoinjector, compliance, self-injection, training|

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 >

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

Desperate for relief, many people living with psoriasis and atopic dermatitis 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 alarming is that nearly [...]

Noble Continues To Elevate Patient Access With Launch of its Innovative YpsoMate® Training Device Platform

ORLANDO – May 1, 2019 – Noble, the global leader in medical device training solutions, patient onboarding strategies and multisensory product development for the world’s top pharmaceutical brands, unveiled today a new injection training platform based on 1 mL and 2.25 mL YpsoMate devices to help improve patient onboarding and health outcomes. Given that [...]

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

Desperate for relief, many people living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and other chronic conditions 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 alarming [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

2018-12-14T12:06:12-04:00December 14th, 2018|Adherence, Autoinjector, Patient Onboarding, training, Training Devices|

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 [...]