Archive for March 2022

Innovative Health Initiative Pledges to Help Break Silos Between Basic Research, Medical Disciplines, and Technological Areas.

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Technology presents the healthcare community with a golden opportunity to improve lives – but only if we embrace that potential. Success, according to the Innovative Health Initiative’s Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda, depends on cross-sector collaboration. Across Europe, healthcare faces a multitude of challenges. The region is home to an aging population, living with a…

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Supporting Adherence in Clinical Research with easy to use, Evidence-Based Medication Adherence Tools

Clinical research can stand or fall on the adherence to trial medications – even the most efficacious interventions will fail if people do not take their medicines as prescribed. That’s why researchers from the University of Sydney and the University of New South Wales, Australia used AARDEX’s digital solutions to verify adherence to medication among…

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FDA Issues Proposed Guidance for the use of Digital Health Technology in Clinical Investigations

FDA Issues Proposed Guidance for the use of Digital Health Technology in Clinical Investigations

In recent years, a multitude of Digital Health Technologies (DHTs) have emerged, many with the ability to solve some of the biggest problems in clinical trials. However, uptake has been slow.  Now, proposed new Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidelines could change all that by finally giving sponsors, contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs), and contract research…

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Paving the Way for Optimal Patient Adherence in Clinical Research

Paving the way for patient adherence in clinical trials

For far too long, poor patient adherence has been the elephant in the room. The common, age-old problem has the potential to bring a clinical trial to its knees, and yet with no workable solution on the table, sponsors and CROs have been forced to ignore it. But that’s changing.                                Integrating advanced technologies, including smart packaging (smart…

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The Case for Measuring and Managing Patient Adherence

Case for Measuring and Managing Patient Adherence

According to the World Health Organization, up to half of the patients with chronic diseases fail to take their medications properly.1 Research shows many patients who are part of clinical trials do not maintain medication adherence either.2 Among many things, poor patient adherence is an ongoing threat to drug development. Typically, by month 12, 40% of participants have…

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Removing the Barriers that Hinder Patient Adherence

Removing the Barriers that Hinder Patient Adherence in Trials

Poor patient adherence tends to be a matter of people not taking their medicine as prescribed, due to access barriers. So how can placing an additional burden on patients be the answer?  As an industry, we are more than aware of the scale and consequences of non-adherence to medication, both in routine care and clinical…

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AARDEX Group Joins Innovative IT4Anxiety Project

Innovative medication adherence tools in a real-world hospital setting to reduce anxiety in users of mental health services. Liege, Belgium – March 3, 2022: Belgium-based AARDEX Group, the global leader in Digital Tools for measuring and managing adherence to medication, today announced they have joined the IT4Anxiety project – supporting the implementation of innovative solutions to reduce the anxiety…

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