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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 for patient engagement, 2022 can be both bigger and better.

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Prime GlobalHow to make 2022 the best year yet for patient engagement
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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 to working with patient authors in medical publications.

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Prime GlobalPatient authorship survey poster presented at ISMPP 2022
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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 specialist consultancies, including market access consultancy, Prime Access, and patient engagement experts, Prime Patient, to deliver integrated evidence-led services.

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Prime GlobalPrime Global acquires HCD Economics, creating an innovative evidence-generating, HEOR, value & communications group
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Creating an effective patient engagement set of practices that is enduring and future-proof

What’s next for different disciplines of patient engagement in 2022? Find out more with Emma Sutcliffe, Jon Hoggard, Olivia K, and Ross Jackson. We are committed to providing Voice to Value practices that are egalitarian and enduring.

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Prime GlobalCreating an effective patient engagement set of practices that is enduring and future-proof
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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 conditions to connect with each other, with research suggesting 40% of patients rely on social media to assess how others are dealing with and managing their condition.2

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Prime GlobalSocial media in patient engagement
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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, was in attendance and shares his insights from the event.

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Prime GlobalEvent roundup: Pharma & Patient USA 2021
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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 patient really is.

 

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Prime GlobalPeople living with HIV: 40 years of patient activism
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How can we make lung cancer trials more patient-centric?

In recognition of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Olivia Kersey, Patient Engagement Strategist, illustrates current opportunities for the pharmaceutical industry to better meet lung cancer patients’ needs across clinical trials and beyond.

 

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Prime GlobalHow can we make lung cancer trials more patient-centric?

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