Consumers to have more say on medicine access issues

7 September 2021 - Consumer involvement in Australia’s medicines choices has been further strengthened under a new strategic agreement Medicines ...

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How to balance the patient voice atop the shifting plates of HTA

3 August 2021 - The tectonic plates of healthcare technology assessment have shifted – but where does the patient voice ...

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Patient advocacy organisations and FDA drug approval: lessons from Aduhelm

23 July 2021 - In the wake of last month’s controversial FDA approval of Biogen’s Aduhelm, Alzheimer’s Association CEO Harry ...

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How to integrate evidence from patient preference studies into health technology assessment: a critical review and recommendations

15 July 2021 - Health technology assessment agencies vary in their use of quantitative patient preference data and the extent to ...

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MHRA outlines two year delivery plan with ‘patient first’ focus

6 July 2021 - The UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency has revealed its new delivery plan, outlining its ...

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ALS association wants more commitment from the FDA

24 June 2021 - In a response letter to the ALS Association, the U.S. FDA has recognised the unmet therapeutic ...

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Moving patient stories highlight opportunities to strengthen our health care systems for all Australians

24 June 2021 - It was an emotional evening among the nearly 200 in-person and online attendees at Parliament House last ...

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How the patient voice is becoming vital for drug approval

14 June 2021 - Rebecca Sanders from Lipodystrophy UK tells us how the patient voice helped convince NICE to approve a ...

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The pharma industry needs to measure patient experience from the patients’ perspectives

10 May 2021 - The relationship between clinical outcomes and the patient experience — the sum of all of interactions ...

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Patient and public involvement in health technology assessment: a new dawn?

12 April 2021 - Patient and public involvement and engagement have become increasingly embedded in health technology assessment over the last ...

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Development of an international template to support patient submissions in health technology assessments

1 April 2021 - The objective was to develop an international template to support patient submissions in health technology assessments.  ...

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MHRA pilot seeks evidence of patient involvement in R&D

25 March 2021 - The UK MHRA has begun a pilot project to encourage patient involvement in drug development, asking ...

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The contribution of French patient and consumer groups to health technology assessments over a 2 year period: an observational retrospective study

22 March 2021 - In 2017, The French National Authority for Health created an open, online, systematic contribution process to enable ...

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EMA plots earlier engagement with patient groups

19 February 2021 - The EMA on Friday announced it will pilot an early engagement program to bring patient and ...

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An institutional ethnographic analysis of public and patient engagement activities at a national health technology assessment agency

9 February 2021 - The practice of public and patient engagement in health technology assessment has spread worldwide, yet gaps in ...

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