Enhancing the Patient Experience for Self-Injection Systems Through Demonstration Devices

Diagnoses of chronic illnesses such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), Crohn’s disease and osteoporosis are expected to skyrocket in the coming decade, resulting in growing use of patient-centric drug delivery devices – including autoinjectors, prefilled syringes with safety features, and on-body and respiratory devices. Because of the complexity of injectable treatment regimens, onboarding aids – [...]

Response to News Release from 215 Biopharma KOLs

In the January 2020 edition of STAT News was a news release from 215 biopharma CEOs and industry leaders. The news release leverages 2020 as the beginning of “the dawn of a golden age of medicine [which] will soon have the ability to treat and cure diseases that have long been untreatable and incurable.” [...]

Noble’s Self-Injection Trainers for Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs

Last year, Medgadget heard from Noble International about its smart training devices that educate patients on safe and effective at-home use of prefilled syringes and autoinjectors. At the time, Joe Reynolds, Research Manager at Noble International, shared some use cases for the company’s products, including rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Since that interview, longitudinal data has proven the efficacy [...]

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 [...]

Training Patients in The Use of Wearable Injectors

Millions of patients worldwide living with rare, debilitating conditions are benefiting from developments in biopharmaceuticals and complex chemical entities as well as novel approaches to drug delivery. For example, many therapeutics administered in a subcutaneous injection are suitable for at-home administration by patients themselves, rather than in a healthcare facility. This includes wearable injection [...]

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>

Packaging Accessory Boosts Usability of Pharma Autoinjector

A new grip-able sleeve for pharmaceutical autoinjector pens makes it easier for patients with reduced dexterity due to rheumatoid arthritis (RA) to handle the medical device and perform self-injections, which can help improve health outcomes. Adding the molded-rubber sleeve also doesn’t require pharma companies to incur time-consuming and costly packaging revalidation. Read full Q&A> [...]

2019-07-10T14:40:11-04:00July 10th, 2019|adherence, autoinjector, compliance, self-injection, training|

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 [...]