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Category: Adherence

  • Ashfield turns to Popit for digital patient support tool

    Ashfield Engage has agreed a deal to incorporate Popit’s digital tools in its patient support programmes, with the aim of improving adherence to treatments.  Finnish startup Popit has developed a device called Popit Sense that clips to a blister pill sheet and uses technology to monitor whether a dose has been taken, sending reminders to […]

  • Sharing rebates can improve access to medicines and increase health equity

    Conversations and healthy debate about issues facing our industry and the health care system are critical to addressing some of today’s challenges and opportunities. The Catalyst welcomes guest contributors, including patients, stakeholders, innovators and others, to share their perspectives and point of view. Today, we are pleased to welcome a guest post from Dr. Leah […]

  • Commercial health plans have increased patients’ out-of-pocket costs by over 50% in some therapeutic areas

    According to a recent IQVIA analysis, commercial health plans have increased patients’ average out-of-pocket costs for brand medicines by over 50% in some therapeutic areas since 2015. Notably, of the seven therapeutic areas that IQVIA analyzed, including anticoagulants, asthma/COPD, depression, diabetes, HIV, multiple sclerosis and oncology treatments, average patient cost exposure between 2015 and 2019 […]