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On Friday 28th July 2017 over 50 staff from the Adelphi Group took part in a 7 Peak Challenge – a marathon 26 mile walk through the Derbyshire and Cheshire hills located close to our UK head office. Despite the torrential rain and strong winds, everyone was proud to take part in the 9-hour hike to help raise money for two wonderful causes, The Alzheimer’s Society and East Cheshire Hospice.
The Alzheimer’s Society is working to transform the landscape of dementia and to create a society where those affected by dementia are supported and accepted, able to live in their community without fear or prejudice.
The East Cheshire Hospice is a local organisation which provides essential care, support and compassion to adults facing life limiting illnesses.
If you would like to support the fundraising, please visit the following Just Giving pages:
The Alzheimer’s Society: http://www.justgiving.com/Adelphi-Group
East Cheshire Hospice: http://www.justgiving.com/Adelphi-Group2
Adelphi Values will be presenting and exhibiting at the 22nd Annual International Meeting of ISPOR, the International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, which takes place from 20th‑24th May 2017 in Boston, MA, USA.
Team members from Adelphi Values PROVE, Patient-Centered Outcomes and our sister company Adelphi Real World will be on hand at booths 612/614 to discuss the wide range of tailored Real World, Value and Outcomes solutions we offer to overcome the challenges of developing and commercialising healthcare products and services.
In addition, team members from both our UK and US offices will be presenting a workshop and a forum as well as a wide range of posters across a variety of therapy areas and topics including oncology, rare genetic diseases, ophthalmology and endocrinology.
The workshop is entitled ‘Conducting qualitative ‘exit’ interviews following clinical trials or observational studies: a valuable method for understanding the patient experience, informing measurement strategy, and aiding interpretation of patient-reported outcomes’. This workshop will be co-presented by Rob Arbuckle, Managing Director, Patient-Centered Outcomes UK, on Wednesday 24th May at 8:45am in Sheraton-Back Bay CD – 2nd floor. Through the use of examples from a range of disease areas, this workshop will stimulate discussion regarding the value generated by ‘exit’ interview data and ways to overcome common challenges and limitations.
The forum presentation is entitled ‘How does measurement of multiple medication adherence differ between chronic diseases?’ and will be presented on Monday 22nd May at 6:15pm by the ISPOR Medication Adherence Special Interest Group, with Bryan Bennett, Director, Patient-Centered Outcomes UK, as one of the three speakers. This interactive forum will look at the most common methods used to calculate adherence to multiple medications (AtMM), an assessment of the studies carried out, and the need to evaluate the differences between diseases in evaluating and deriving multiple adherence as well as determining the implications of using different measurements. Participants will be encouraged to contribute their experience and will have the opportunity to discuss and suggest potential solutions to the issues.
With thousands of attendees from around 80 countries, ISPOR is recognised as the leading scientific and educational organisation for outcomes research in healthcare decisions and hosts many of the foremost experts around the world. This year’s event is entitled ‘Evidence and Value in a Time of Social and Policy Change’ and provides a great platform for knowledge sharing.
If you would like further information on our presentations at ISPOR or on any of our broader PROVE or Patient-Centered Outcomes solutions, please contact us or alternatively come and speak to a member of our team at booths 612/614 – we look forward to seeing you!
Our 2016 Adelphi Group Client Seasons Greetings charity initiative for Unicef received a fantastic response from our clients and partners, resulting in the following donations:
This initiative was part of our ongoing programme of charity initiatives which are widespread across our Group – we would like to sincerely thank everybody who donated to this worthy cause!
Adelphi Values has been invited to present at the DIA’s Advancing the Science of Study Endpoints meeting to be held in Washington DC on Dec 5 and 6. The purpose of the meeting is to assemble health outcomes experts to examine global strategies for selecting study endpoints and the impact of endpoints during the analysis of clinical evidence for various types of drug approval processes.
Alan Shields, PhD, Vice-president of our US Patient-Centered Outcomes practice, will be presenting in a session entitled, Meaningful Score Changes to Establish Endpoint Definitions.
Meet our team presenting and exhibiting at the 19th Annual European Congress at ISPOR, the International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, which takes place from 31st October to 2nd November 2016 in Vienna, Austria.
Our workshop this year is entitled ‘Measuring multiple medication adherence – which measure when?’ and will be held at 1:45-2:45pm in Hall F2 (L0). Bryan Bennett, Director in Patient-Centered Outcomes at Adelphi Values, will be presenting alongside three others. The workshop explores the various methods used to estimate adherence to multiple medications (AtMM), presenting the methods currently employed in the AtMM literature followed by a discussion of pros and cons of the methods and the calculations used to derive the measure of adherence.
In addition, we have a variety of scientific poster presentations which cover therapy areas including oncology, dermatology, the respiratory system and acute pain along with topics such as psychometric analyses of clinical outcome assessments (COAs) and clinical trials.
With thousands of attendees from around 80 countries, ISPOR is recognised as the leading scientific and educational organisation for outcomes research in healthcare decisions and hosts many of the foremost experts around the world. This year’s event is entitled ‘Managing Access to Medical Innovation: Strengthening the Methodology-Policy Nexus’ and provides a great platform for knowledge sharing.
Our exhibition booths are numbers 504/505, with our sister company Adelphi Real World alongside us at 503. Come and visit our team at our booth – we look forward to seeing you!
If you would like further information on our presentations at ISPOR or on any of our broader healthcare value consultancy or patient-centered research solutions, please contact us or alternatively email email@example.com
In October, our US team will be taking part in JDRF One Walk, to raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Covering 5km around Boston, the JDRF flagship event aims to raise awareness of type1 diabetes (T1D), and funds toward achieving their mission, “to create a world without T1D”. 1.25 million Americans are currently living with T1D and the prevalence is increasing.
As our chosen US charity for 2016, we supported JDRF at the ISPOR conference in Washington DC earlier this year, and our team are looking forward to taking part in the walk and continuing our support of this worthy cause.
JDRF is the leading global organization funding T1D research and with a mission to “accelerate life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) and its complications”, and currently funding more than 50 human clinical trials.
For more information on JDRF or how to get involved, please visit the JDRF One Walk website.
The Institute of Pharmaceutical Medicine at the University of Basel invited Bryan Bennett from Adelphi Values to give a lecture to students of the post-graduate ‘European Course of Pharmaceutical Medicine’, a course which is typically undertaken by pharmaceutical industry professionals.
The lecture titled ‘Epidemiology and patient-reported outcome studies’ was part of the seminar ‘Continuing Education Series – Frontiers in Drug Development: Key Concepts in Clinical Trial Design’ and covered the value of using Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROs) throughout the drug development process. More specifically, the use of PROs in clinical trials, the regulatory considerations, the development of PROs, industry good practice standards and the application of PROs and stakeholder value were discussed
As a leading expert in patient-reported outcomes, Bryan delivered the lecture and said “I felt very privileged to have been asked to participate in the lecture series. The ECPM is a centre of excellence in pharmaceutical training and development so it was great to be part of the seminar and share my knowledge in this way.” Excellent feedback followed the completion of this lecture with students stating that it was “very clear and informative – extremely helpful”, that they enjoyed the presentation and learnt a lot from it.
The European Center of Pharmaceutical Medicine (ECPM) is a leading university institute for medicine and drug development in Europe, with over 1600 experts having successfully completed their postgraduate training courses over the last 22 years.
If you would like further information on this lecture, our available training workshops or on any of our broader patient-centered research solutions, please contact us or alternatively email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks to all our clients and colleagues who visited our exhibition stand at ISPOR US which took place in Washington DC. As a result of your support, we have donated $500 to JDRF this year’s chosen charity.
JDRF is a charitable organisation that supports sufferers and families living with type 1 diabetes – a chronic, life-threatening condition which has increased five-fold in the under-five age group in the last 20 years. JDRF funds research to cure, treat and prevent type 1 diabetes, with the long term goal of helping to eradicate this disease.
If you would like further information on our activities at ISPOR or on any of our broader healthcare value consultancy or patient-centred research solutions, please contact us or alternatively email email@example.com
Meet the team presenting and exhibiting at the 21st Annual International Meeting of ISPOR, the International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, taking place 23rd–25th May in Washington DC.
Building on the success of previous ISPOR conferences, this year we will be hosting two workshops and presenting a number of scientific posters. Our first workshop entitled ‘Exploring and leveraging known resources to support pediatric clinical outcomes assessment (COA) development’ provides practical tips for improving the qualitative research conducted with children and adolescents as part of COA instrument development, incorporating the perspectives of professionals from outside of the instrument development field who work with children every day.
The second workshop, entitled ‘Empowering patient populations with physical or cognitive limitations through electronic clinical outcome assessments (eCOAs), considers technical solutions to overcome COA challenges and present opportunities, the patient experience in terms of usability and feasibility, and considerations for implementation and in trial experiences.
In addition, our scientific posters span a range of topics and therapy areas, including patient-reported outcomes, budget impact, quality of life, clinical studies and ongoing challenges in disease areas including cardiovascular, respiratory, oncology, women’s health and rare diseases.
Attracting thousands of attendees from around 80 countries, ISPOR is recognised as the leading scientific and educational organisation for outcomes research in healthcare decisions and hosts many of the foremost experts around the world. This year’s event is entitled ‘Value, Affordability, and Patient Centeredness: Can We Have it All?’ and will be a great opportunity to share knowledge and to discuss new ideas.
Our stand is in the main poster hall, numbers 16/17 alongside our sister company Adelphi Real World. To set up a meeting in advance, email firstname.lastname@example.org or alternatively come and say hello to the team at our booth. We look forward to seeing you in Washington DC!
If you would like further information on our presentations at ISPOR or on any of our broader healthcare value consultancy or patient-centred research solutions, please contact us or alternatively email email@example.com
We are honoured to have been invited to present at the 7th Annual Critical Path Institute Patient-Reported Outcome (PRO) Consortium Workshop to be held in Silver Spring, Maryland on 27th-28th April 2016.
Rob Arbuckle, Managing Director of our UK Patient-Centered Outcomes practice, will be presenting two case studies as part of the paediatric session. As a leading paediatric PRO development expert, Rob will be presenting case studies reporting the development and testing of paediatric PROs in a manner that essentially means that the same questions can be used across a broad range of ages. Rob will be co-presenting two examples from the common paediatric indications of the common cold and functional constipation/irritable bowel syndrome with constipation.
In addition to this, we will also have a poster presentation on our Asthma working group, updates for additional working groups and a subsequent manuscript publication.
The PRO Consortium is a public-private partnership established by the Critical Path Institute (C-Path) in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the medical products industry. The PRO Consortium brings together scientists from C-Path, industry, academia and regulatory agencies in a pre-competitive environment for the purpose of developing, evaluating and qualifying PRO instruments for use as primary or secondary endpoint measures in clinical trials designed to evaluate treatment benefit.
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