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NIH Rare Disease Day 2017
Shazia Ahmad, Director, Patient & Physician Services, and Bonnie Le, Sr. Coordinator, Patient & Physician Services - March 09, 2017
Each year since 2009, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center and National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) has hosted Rare Disease Day at NIH to participate in the global observance. This year, we...
PAP - A Coordinated Journey
UBC - March 06, 2017
Well-organized Patient Assistance Programs (PAPs) facilitate coordinated product and patient journeys, including high-touch care, a smart financial strategy, and prompt medication access. Watch the video below to learn what UBC is...
Haley Kaplowitz, Executive Director, Safety, Epidemiology, Registries, and Risk Management - March 03, 2017
Last week, I spoke at Arena’s Outsourcing in Clinical Trials event in San Francisco on the value of leveraging disease natural history data in orphan drug development. Throughout the presentation, I emphasized that a well-designed...
Rare Disease Day 2017
UBC - February 27, 2017
On February 28, rare-disease communities around the world come together to advocate for an increase in research focused on rare diseases. When it comes to clinical research for rare and orphan diseases, the relationship with the...
An effective REMS program improves patient access to medication.
Annette Stemhagen, DrPH, FISPE, Senior Vice President, Safety, Epidemiology, Registries & Risk Management - February 14, 2017
The EXL Risk Evaluation & Mitigation Strategy Summit, held at the end of January, was an opportunity for colleagues across the industry to discuss many topics related to REMS, including benefit-risk counseling between patients and...