Enhancing Adherence to Self-Injection Regimens by Connected Devices

Many patients do not stick to their autoinjector regimens, which can lead to poor health outcomes. As Craig Baker, Executive Vice-President at Noble, explains, there are many reasons why this is the case such as patients forgetting or insufficient communication during the training sessions. To tackle the problem, Noble has recently launched the AdereIT [...]

Living with Asthma or COPD? Easy-to-Use Inhalers are a Priority

People living with asthma or COPD are often prescribed medications delivered with a device called an inhaler as part of their treatment. Some of the most common types are called dry powder inhalers and pressurized metered dose inhalers. So what are the key features patients and doctors are looking for in these devices? This [...]

Autoinjector Trainer Innovations to Enhance the Patient Experience

In an increasingly crowded marketplace, the availability of realistic trainers can serve as a key differentiator that can set a pharmaceutical company ahead of its competitors. Noble has designed an agitator needle simulation tip to replicate the forces and feel of the needles that are used in manual insertion. Joe Reynolds, Research Manager, looks [...]

Training Patients to Self-Inject: Moving the Needle Forward

When a patient is required to self-inject their medication, they may be apprehensive during the initial few months, known as the onboarding period. As recently reported in Healthcare Packaging, Noble — a developer of patient-centric, advanced drug delivery system trainers custom-built for the world’s leading biopharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers—is taking steps to ease their [...]

Overcoming a Fear of Needles: High-Tech Solutions Help

Annaleise was 10 years old in Australia when she first realized she was afraid of needles. As she grew older, her fear grew to the point where she avoided medical treatment altogether and fell years behind with her vaccinations, according to an ABC News report. Annaleise’s story might not be that uncommon: according to [...]

Solving a Sticking Point With Prescribing Self-Injections

Healthcare providers are able to treat complex and chronic diseases better than ever before thanks to continued innovations in treatment options—but unfortunately for some patients who are uncomfortable with needles, some advanced treatments are required to be injected at home. This poses an additional challenge for healthcare providers to not only help quell patient [...]

Developing Demonstrators to Increase Patient Confidence & Reduce Anxiety

Using Noble’s recent partnership with BD to develop trainers for BD’s UltraSafe™ needle safety technology as an example, Joe Reynolds, Research Manager, Noble, discusses the importance of training devices for the successful onboarding of patients beginning to use self-injected therapeutics, and how Noble’s training devices are designed to be faithful to the look and [...]

Trending 2017: Combination Products

CRAIG BAKER PROVIDES INSIGHT ON THE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN THE PHARMA INDUSTRY REGARDING COMBINATION PRODUCTS Combination products are products that combine two or more different types of FDA-regulated products, including drugs, biologics, and medical devices. Regulators are working to make this process easier with the establishment of the Combination Product Council, identifying process [...]

2017-12-11T14:53:54+00:00 November 22nd, 2016|Combination Products, PharmaVoice|

Prefilled Syringe Device Training: Novel Approaches & Technologies to Increase Patient Confidence & Decrease Anxiety

Noble's Research Manager outlines some of the fundamental principles and benefits of training devices in the context of prefilled syringes and highlights some specific training device technologies including novel needle simulators and angle aids.

SPECIAL FEATURE – Injectable Drug Delivery: Key Trends Define Device Design Now & in the Future

Noble: Training Devices Help Brands Create Product Loyalty Noble has developed and launched many new autoinjector and prefilled syringe training devices using a device-comparable approach. This approach means training devices are engineered to replicate the same form and functionality as a real device, including functions like plunger speed, needle simulation, safety mechanisms, and additional [...]

2017-12-11T16:46:14+00:00 September 6th, 2016|Combination Products, Drug Development & Delivery|