HCP Recommendations are Vital for Clinical Trial Recruitment

HCP Recommendations are Vital for Clinical Trial Recruitment 1   Less than 20% of U.S. patients said a healthcare professional (HCP) has talked to them about clinical trial studies, but 81% say it’s likely they would participate in a clinical trial if recommended by an HCP. 77% of patients who did participate in a trial […]

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HCPs’ Dismal Awareness of Pharma’s Patient Services

HCPs’ Dismal Awareness of Pharma’s Patient Services 1 Only 40% of healthcare professionals (HCPs) are ‘very aware’ of pharma companies’ patient services, and the reason HCPs cited most often for not discussing services with patients is that they lack a good understanding of what is available. Most pharma companies (80%) rely on HCPs as the […]

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Texas Disaster Elicits Pharma and HCP Generosity

Texas Disaster Elicits Pharma and HCP Generosity 1   Pharma companies have already pledged over $13 million in donations, grants, healthcare supplies and medicines to hurricane Harvey relief efforts. USA Today has called Harvey the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history with an estimated cost of $190 billion. Because Harvey dumped over 50 inches of […]

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The Silver Tsunami’s Effect on Pharma

The Silver Tsunami’s Effect on Pharma 1     By 2018, for the first time in history, the global number of adults over 64 years old will outnumber children under the age of 5. The “silver tsunami” is a metaphor used in the media and scholarly literature to describe this phenomenon of an aging population. […]

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Healthcare Robotics and the HCP

Healthcare Robotics and the HCP 1 The global medical robots market is expected to reach $12.8 billion by 2021 from $4.9 billion in 2016, according to a report from Markets and Markets. A recent report by Credence Research estimated the global medical robotics market will reach $20 billion by 2023.   Surgical Robots The surgical […]

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