Putting the right support in the right place at the right time in order to meet patients’ specific needs is the key challenge for the healthcare ecosystem.

The increased emphasis on the provision of patient support and engagement is largely driven by ongoing changes in chronic disease prevalence, allied to shifts in company pipelines, an evolving regulatory and access environment and current political agendas. 

Biopharma, healthcare professionals and patients need to work together and take time to focus on how to build and structure the best possible patient support programs to help with chronic disease management. By empowering and educating patients, robust support programs can have the greatest short- and long-term impact on patient health and healthcare costs.