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  • Posted by Helen Parfitt, Mariel Metcalfe and Mark Hollis
  • March 22, 2019
  • Webinars

Navigating new frontiers: Ways to find space in the future RA market

Navigating new frontiers: Ways to find space in the future RA market

In partnership with pharmaphorum

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has been a major growth driver for the pharmaceutical industry over the last 15 years, led by AbbVie’s blockbuster anti-TNF inhibitor treatment Humira (adalimumab).

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  • Posted by Anthony Greenwood
  • October 30, 2018
  • Blogs

Could you nudge your brand to success using behavioural economic theory?

Could you nudge your brand to success using behavioural economic theory?

With behavioural economics theory becoming more widely adopted, especially within the market research sector, terms such as ‘nudging’ have started to enter our vocabulary. Director Anthony Greenwood discusses what ‘nudging’ means for market research and the role it could play in marketing pharma and med-tech brands.

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How we used behavioural economic theory to reveal fresh insights into patient compliance

How we used behavioural economic theory to reveal fresh insights into patient compliance

Our client currently has a product for a chronic rare disease which has seen an initial successful uptake. HCPs appear to support the product and are actively prescribing it to suitable patients.

However, sales data suggests that repeat prescriptions drastically reduce after the first 3-6 months. Although the product has a known SE profile, our client believes that this can be well managed and controlled. 

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  • Posted by Mariel Metcalfe
  • June 21, 2018
  • Articles

Scratching the surface: unmet needs in psoriasis

Scratching the surface: unmet needs in psoriasis

Director Mariel Metcalfe shares some key findings from a recent Living with psoriasis study conducted in Europe, which is now available to purchase

Psoriasis is a skin condition but its impact goes much further than skin-deep. The late US novelist John Updike, who had psoriasis from the age of six, talked about being ‘At War with my Skin’.
The martial metaphor is no exaggeration. Updike hesitated to use the term ‘disease’ for something “not contagious, painful, or debilitating”. Yet his psoriasis still had “the volatility of a disease, the sense of another presence co-occupying your body and singling you out from the happy herds of healthy, normal, mankind”.

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Connected Patients - Adopting a patient-centric approach in emerging markets

Connected Patients - Adopting a patient-centric approach in emerging markets

The concept of patient centricity and putting the patient at the heart of care is being widely adopted by the healthcare industry – the general consensus being that it’s going to be critical to future success.

 

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