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Welcoming our newest IGNITE cohort!

A very warm welcome to the latest cohort of our entry-level training programme, IGNITE. This marks the seventh round since the programme’s inception in 2017, and features trainees across our Medical Communications and Evidence, Access, and Patient practice areas.

Patient engagement in rare mutation cancers

Patient advocacy and engagement are important no matter the disease area, whether it’s a common condition or one that few have heard of. Following the recent celebration of Rare Disease Day, let’s take a closer look at patient engagement in rare mutation cancers. 

Amplifying the Patient Voice in Rare Diseases

Medical publishing is evolving beyond plain language summaries to provide insightful, patient-centred resources to change the course of pharmaceutical research for the better. For patients with rare diseases especially, this could be just what the doctor ordered, writes Olivia Kersey, Patient Engagement Strategist with Prime Patient.

Highlights from ISMPP Europe 2022

This year’s ISMPP Europe meeting was action packed, with Prime Global sending 5 team members, presenting 5 posters, sharing 7 publication extenders, and moderating 2 roundtables! Here, we share some of our key highlights from the conference. 

How to make 2022 the best year yet for patient engagement

Olivia Kersey, Patient Engagement Strategist, outlines what we can learn from 2021 to optimise patient engagement strategy and implementation in 2022. While there would be no such thing as the pharmaceutical industry without patients, it’s only in recent years that collaboration with patients has started to enter the mainstream. While 2021 was a good year

Patient authorship survey poster presented at ISMPP 2022

The Prime Patient team are proud to have had a poster accepted for presentation at the 2022 European meeting of ISMPP (International Society for Medical Publication Professionals), held virtually on 25-26 January. The poster, one of five accepted across Prime Global, presents the results of an internal survey that aimed to identify barriers and solutions

Prime Global acquires HCD Economics, creating an innovative evidence-generating, HEOR, value & communications group

Prime Global, a recognised global leader in medical communications and market access, has strengthened its Evidence, Access, and Patient Practice with the acquisition of HCD Economics, an academically aligned organisation focusing on health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) and real-world evidence (RWE). HCD will work closely with Prime Global’s highly experienced medical communications agencies and

Social media in patient engagement

It is hard to overstate the importance of social media in today’s healthcare ecosystem. Research has shown us that 74% of all internet users engage with social media, with a huge 80% of those people looking for health-related information or engaging with health-related topics.1  Social media has also become a place for people with chronic

Event roundup: Pharma & Patient USA 2021

Promoted by Reuters as ‘The only destination for North American patient centricity leaders’, Pharma & Patient USA 2021 was a 3-day virtual event that took place in November 2021 with a mission to ‘Embed lived experience across the value chain to surpass centricity and embrace ground-breaking integration’. Prime Global’s VP Patient Recruitment Services, Ross Jackson,

People living with HIV: 40 years of patient activism

This World AIDS Day, Emma Sutcliffe, SVP Patient Insights and Solutions, takes a look at how far we’ve come and how far we’ve yet to go. Patient activism is a key factor in this progression; Emma discusses her experiences over a near-three-decade career in medical communications and working with patient organisations and how central the

Your guide to patient authorship

Patient involvement in clinical trial design has evolved to provide opportunity for patients to be involved in medical publications. This evolution has allowed medical publications to gain invaluable patient perspectives on clinical research, by involving patients as authors in the development of plain language summaries and other, more traditional types of research publications1.

Key Themes from ISMPP West 2021

We were glad to attend the ISMPP West 2021 Meeting on October 21–22, the first in-person meeting in almost two years! The meeting focused on opportunities for connectivity, transparency, and inclusivity, and Jenny Blackham, VP Client Partnerships, gave us first-hand insight! Read below to learn more about the key themes at the conference.