Taking Aim at Medication Adherence With Technology

(DGIwire)—Non-adherence to medication is a serious issue. According to a recent article, the pharma industry forgoes approximately $250 billion every year in lost sales as a result. Consequently, specialty pharmaceutical companies are taking aim at the problem in various ways, including harnessing new technology. One patient support initiative involves the development of realistic trainers intended […]

Starting on a New Injectable Biologic? 3 Things to Know in Advance

(DGIwire) – Increasingly, people with a variety of chronic conditions—such as rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease and other autoimmune diseases—may be prescribed a treatment requiring self-injection of a drug called a biologic. According to the National Institutes of Health, biologics are made from living organisms or their components and can be used to produce a wide range of […]

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