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 [...]

Taking the Guesswork Out of Self-Injection Devices

Chronic illnesses are on the rise, which means there are more and more patients who need to self-inject treatments at home. The problem is that patients who lack confidence in using their drug-delivery device or are inadequately familiar with the device tend to use it incorrectly and may not be receiving the full dose [...]

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>

Drug Delivery Training Devices That Help Patients Learn To Administer Their Injection Medications

Joe Reynolds leverages the knowledge of the pharmaceutical and medical device industries to derive insights and maximize value for all members of the Noble healthcare team. His experience includes work with various consumer and healthcare brands. Joe holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from the University of Central Florida, a Master’s of Science [...]

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

Desperate for relief, many people living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)—either Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis—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 [...]

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 >

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 [...]

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. Read full article >