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Patients Discuss and Debate the Medical Outcomes from Generic Formulations

Patients Discuss and Debate the Medical Outcomes from Generic Formulations By Jeff Terkowitz When mature products face the introduction of generics, patients are often considering, or asked to consider, switching their medications. [...]

By |July 28th, 2020|HEOR, Patient Insights|0 Comments

The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network Support Community on Inspire Talks about Treatments

The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network Support Community on Inspire Talks about Treatments By Kathleen Hoffman, PhD, MSPH If asked to list the most common cancers in the U.S., most people would include [...]

How has the COVID-19 Pandemic Impacted Chronically Ill Patients? Patient Reported Outcomes

How has the COVID-19 Pandemic Impacted Chronically Ill Patients? Patient Reported Outcomes By Kathleen Hoffman, PhD, MSPH Research in health and medicine has largely used quantitative methods. Using mixed methods, combining qualitative [...]

By |June 23rd, 2020|Patient Insights|0 Comments

Treatment Discussions of Rheumatoid Arthritis on Inspire

Treatment Discussions of Rheumatoid Arthritis on Inspire By Kathleen Hoffman, PhD, MSPH When someone says “arthritis,” do you imagine an elderly person? When joints deteriorate through age and use, that’s osteoarthritis. But [...]

Bringing Patients and the Life Science Industry Together: Patient Advocacy +

Bringing patients and the life science industry together: Patient Advocacy + By Robert Schultz “Progress is personal,” according to Bob Coughlin, President and CEO of the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio) and the [...]

By |June 9th, 2020|Patient Communities, Patient Insights|1 Comment

Why Limit Awareness Trial Usage Surveys (ATUs) to HCPs? Patients and Caregivers Provide Needed Insights

Why Limit Awareness Trial Usage Surveys (ATUs) to HCPs? Patients and Caregivers Provide Needed Insights By Richard Tsai One online glossary defining ATUs (Awareness, Trial, and Usage studies) described them, in [...]

By |June 2nd, 2020|clinical trials, Patient Insights|0 Comments

Patients Enroll In Studies When They Have a Voice: Real World Study Succeeds with Patient Voice

Patients Enroll In Studies When They Have a Voice: Real World Study Succeeds with Patient Voice By Kathleen Hoffman, PhD, MSPH The most persistent hurdle in running a clinical trial is [...]