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 [...]

Noble, BD Partnership Trains Patients to Use Advanced Drug Delivery Devices

The goal is to improve patient adherence during the “onboarding” process by showing them ways to self-administer new therapies without the supervision of a health care provider. Philosopher Lao Tzu said, “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” The venerable quote may well apply to a patient beginning a new medication [...]