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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 >

Noble Launches New Product Demonstration Platform Devoted to Safety Devices

Noble, the global leader in medical device training solutions, patient onboarding strategies and multisensory product development for the world’s pharmaceutical brands, unveiled a new product platform for safety demonstration devices. Noble showcased this product platform at the 2018 PDA Universe of Pre-Filled Syringes and Injection Devices in Orlando on October 8-9. Noble’s new product [...]

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 >

Injection Devices: As Self-Injection Grows, Drug Delivery Gets Smarter

The global injectable drug delivery market is growing around 11.8% CAGR and will soon eclipse oral delivery as the most valuable route of administration of pharmaceuticals. The market was valued at $328 million in 2015 and is expected to reach $640 million by 2021. This growth is being fueled by biologics, which are expected [...]

Can Realistic Training Devices Help Make a Blockbuster?

Innovation is vital for survival in the pharma industry. Although huge amounts of time, money and creativity are conventionally spent on the clinical development and commercialization of new drugs, success in the modern marketplace sometimes requires a wider perspective. For example, even the most effective drug won’t find success if patients simply aren’t comfortable [...]

Simulating Self-Injection Through Training Improves Patient Onboarding

Although there are many positive changes impacting self-injecting patients, there are also some challenges patients and other stakeholders face, including training decay from lengthy gaps between self-administration, forgetfulness of dosing regime, and fear of the actual injection sensation due to conditioning degradation, explains Joe Reynolds, Research Manager, Design & Engineering, Noble. “These factors could [...]