The timely initiation of a prescription therapy is critical to patients' health and quality of life and can often be a matter of life and death. Yet, a 2022 report revealed that more than 8 out of 10 patients encounter frustrating delays in accessing the medications they need to manage their health. Therapy delays not only have a profound impact on individuals' well-being but also significantly burden the healthcare system
Developing a new drug is an incredibly costly, time-consuming, and high-risk venture. In the 12-15 years it takes to move a prescription therapy from discovery into the marketplace, pharmaceutical manufacturers invest an average of $2.3 billion. Given the considerable investment to make the drug available to patients, it's critical for commercial teams to develop a go-to-market model that delivers an appropriate return on investment (ROI)
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This blog post was written by John Yu, Vice President, Patient Experience at Phil. Getting prescribed medications – especially those that treat more complicated, chronic conditions – into the hands of patients is like navigating a maze filled with roadblocks. Consider that out of all the products launched in 2019, only 1 out of 3 patients who tried to initiate a treatment could get it filled – with over half facing a formulary restriction and others abandoning due to cost
Editor’s Note: Prescription based digital therapies (PDTs) show tremendous promise for expanding access to care and providing treatment alternatives to help individuals improve their health. These organizations are investing heavily in bringing these treatments to patients and generating clinical evidence indicative of their clinical efficacy. These organizations, though noble in their pursuits, are beholden to the same financial realities all for-profit businesses face that operate in the life sciences industry
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