Noble Launches Human Factors Engineering Services to Support Product Development and US FDA Approval of Medical Devices and Combination Products

“Human Factors Plus” (HF+) is a natural extension of Noble’s deep understanding of the patient experience when it comes to self-administering drug therapies ORLANDO, Fla. (February 2, 2021) – Noble, an Aptar Pharma company and world leader in providing drug delivery training device programs for pharmaceutical companies and original equipment manufacturers, today announces the [...]

2021-02-09T06:42:18-05:00February 2nd, 2021|adherence, compliance, Device Training, Human factors, training|

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. Read full article >

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 [...]

Realistic Pulmonary Delivery System Trainers: Benefits for Patients, Physicians and Pharma

The use of training devices has been shown to improve correct inhalation device technique in patients. In this article, Craig Baker, Executive Vice-President, Noble, discusses the prevalence of improper use and how addressing this issue via training devices is of benefit to manufacturers, healthcare providers and patients. http://www.ondrugdelivery.com/publications/85/Noble.pdf

Patients and Health Literacy

Low health literacy affects more than 90 million people in the United States. Patients and families who struggle to understand health information have difficult time following medical recommendations and are at greater risk for health problems.  http://www.pharmavoice.com/article/2018-04-health-literacy/

2021-02-09T06:43:15-05:00April 18th, 2018|Human Factors, Patient Onboarding, PharmaVoice|

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 [...]

Noble Announces Global Collaboration with BD to Provide Advanced Patient Onboarding Solutions for Line of Safety and Shielding Systems

New collaboration exemplifies combined commitment to improve patient safety and confidence Noble®, a leader in biopharmaceutical onboarding and device training, today announces a global collaboration with BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, for developing patient onboarding solutions including demonstration devices. Through this collaboration, Noble will leverage its onboarding training [...]

2017-12-15T17:25:26-05:00August 29th, 2017|Adherence, Human Factors, Patient Onboarding, Prefilled Syringe|

Should You Develop a Training Device for Your Next Product?

Demand for training devices could see an uptick, and for good reason. A number of recently published studies show that use of a training device can have a positive impact on reducing patient errors. "Our studies have shown gains in patient confidence as well as reductions in anxiety," Joe Reynolds, research manager for Noble [...]

Building in Education – Multisensory Training for Patients

As FDA works to ensure medical device safety and effectiveness, the agency is urging manufacturers to utilize human factors engineering during product design. After all, FDA’s Quality System Regulation on Design Controls “implies” the need for human factors, pointed out Molly Follette Story of FDA’s CDRH/ODE in a June 2012 Webinar with RAPS. And [...]

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