• A leading pharmaceutical organization’s clinical/R&D team was one such group open to trying a new, potentially better way to manage the speakers’ materials process. Their desire was to make it as convenient, yet timely, as possible for their participating KOLs located around the United States in order to provide initial and post-change feedback on materials. Therefore, the chosen solution would require ease of use, a trusted reputation, and the ability to meet all regulatory and compliance measures. This meant conference calls, web-based meetings, and email-based project management were immediately dismissed as options. The organization’s medical communications agency suggested an exploratory meeting with Within3 to discuss their program objectives and timelines, having heard of Within3’s online discussion platform through other pharmaceutical organizations.

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  • A leading pharmaceutical organization’s team was participating in an annual congress and wanted to be sure that they could capture and share information/insights gathered during the event’s scientific lectures and 1:1 KOL meetings. In addition, they wanted their MedComm colleagues to be able to review, assess, and determine if there was relevant information or trends that need to be highlighted and shared with their leadership team or communicated more broadly to Medical/Commercial teams.

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  • A leading pharmaceutical organization’s patient advocacy team was tasked with securing insights and perspectives from a group of global patient advocates located in six different countries about a newly approved drug therapy and its related patient education materials. The team had already established an initial relationship with these individuals at a live meeting earlier in the year, and they wanted to keep the conversation going through a virtual advisory steering committee. Specifically, this ongoing advisory board would provide direction and guidance on the pre-market development plans regarding a new treatment for a rare disease, inclusive of all factors that might impact program milestones in preparation for approval and launch.

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  • A leading pharmaceutical organization’s medical affairs’ team was tasked with securing insights and perspectives from physician and nurse KOLs located across the United States about a Phase IV study’s potential design, methodology, logistical and operational challenges, and the varying institutional setting challenges that may exist for conducting the study. Specifically, they wanted to gather expert insights to assess the ability to successfully utilize a drug, previously prescribed to be administered in a high-acuity setting, now being considered for prescribing in a low-acuity setting.

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  • A leading pharmaceutical organization’s medical affairs team was committed to gathering ongoing actionable insights from oncologists located throughout the United States about the latest trial data for a new combination therapy for treating a type of respiratory cancer. Specifically, they wanted to gather prescribers’ insights to assess their evaluation of ongoing safety and efficacy data and the potential impact to first-line treatment decision-making.

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  • A leading pharmaceutical organization’s medical affairs team was committed to gathering critical insights from physicians located throughout Latin America about their preferences and perceptions of available therapies for treating bi-polar patients. Specifically, they wanted to gather prescribers’ insights to assess their preferences for bi-polar therapies, to ascertain why they select one brand over the other, what the organization could do to provide them with the information they need, and how the introduction of new therapies into the category might impact their treatment decision-making.

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  • A leading pharmaceutical organization’s commercial leadership team was committed to improving the process of conducting competitive market research. They wanted to ask very poignant questions of prescribers to assess their preferences for therapies which treat asthma, to ascertain why they select one brand over the other, and how the introduction of new therapies into the category might impact their treatment decision-making.

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  • Through educational support and mentoring initiatives, pharmaceutical organizations have long played a role in providing support to the ongoing education and training of clinical professionals. A leading pharmaceutical organization’s commercial team was purposed with conducting a discussion with a group of graduating fellows. This case study examines how the commercial team innovatively addressed their objectives.

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  • Annual internal strategic planning and execution requires a coordinated and collaborative discussion, tactical decision-making, and the review of vast quantities of documentation. The outcomes from these internal engagements will provide a map of efforts and related timelines that will include participation from countless individuals and teams throughout the organization. A leading pharmaceutical organization’s internal medical management team was purposed with conducting this annual engagement process – a process which requires a seamless engagement of individuals located around the globe. This case study examines how the medical affairs team innovatively addressed their objectives.

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  • A leading pharmaceutical organization’s medical affairs team purposed with acquiring expert feedback across Ukraine. Further, the team needed an alternative meeting option that would prove both cost-effective and logistically friendly. This case study examines how they took an innovative approach to achieving the necessary engagement outcomes.

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  • Learn how a leading pharmaceutical organization’s commercial team took an innovative approach to achieving necessary physician and clinical engagement outcomes.

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  • Acquiring expert clinical insights and perspectives is critical throughout the lifecycle of a drug. The findings often serve to have cross-organizational impact – shaping both medical affairs and commercial team decision-making and related efforts. A leading pharmaceutical organization’s medical affairs team was purposed with acquiring multi-touchpoint feedback about these types of patient-centric topics on the subject of lymphatic blood-based cancer. This case study examines how they took an innovative approach to achieving the necessary engagement outcomes.

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  • Purposeful discussions between pharmaceutical organizations and healthcare professionals (HCPs) are critical throughout the lifecycle of a compound. Discover how a clinical development team within a leading pharmaceutical organization, that was purposed with acquiring feedback on a biological agent which would serve as a therapeutic target, took an innovative approach to gaining increased KOL participation and feedback, while reducing costs by nearly 60%. The feedback would entail HCP perspectives on single ascending dose and multiple dose study design, opinions on trial timing, design, population, and other key study elements.

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  • Pharmaceutical organizations are routinely wrestling with questions ranging from clinical insights, to market penetration and expansion, to access and coverage. Because steering committees bring together internal and external experts to provide periodic (and often unscheduled) feedback to the committee chairs throughout the year, they are highly effective in working through these issues. However, scheduling and logistical challenges can make steering committees hard to execute efficiently — particularly when factoring in time zone differences, travel, and scheduling coordination, and the need for quick and timely feedback. A leading pharmaceutical organization, facing these challenges, took an innovative approach to engaging their committee members. This case study examines how they did it.

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  • A leading pharmaceutical’s commercial team was purposed with gaining insights on the ramifications of the treatment and expanded life expectancy related to a rare metabolic disease. As a key input to its efforts, the team decided to conduct a meeting with young adult patients, who would have first-hand knowledge and experience related to this subject.

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  • The U.S. government is increasingly focused on health care policy reforms, causing pharmaceutical companies to rethink their strategies and tactics in pursuing “share of scripts.” For pharmaceutical companies, these reforms represent a paradigm shift in the structure of the U.S. market, and call for innovative approaches to commercialization and pricing. In a new value-driven health care system, pharmaceutical companies’ drug therapies will need to provide products that demonstrate measurable value to a broader array of stakeholders – physicians, patients, and payers. As a result, companies are faced with an increased need for engaging in discussion across the entire stakeholder ecosystem.

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  • A leading pharmaceutical organization’s medical affairs team facing a go-/no-go clinic trial decision desired to improve their collaboration process – and results. This case study explains how they did it.

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  • Pharmaceutical publication planning (often referred to as “Pub Planning”) plays a critical role in the dissemination of scientific and clinical data on a drug to healthcare professionals at scientific congresses, medical society meetings, and in peer reviewed medical journals. Such participation often includes multiple participants working from different geographic locations and related time-zones, which can lead to inefficiency and extended time required to complete related processes. A leading pharmaceutical organization’s medical affairs team facing these pub planning communication challenges desired to improve their collaboration process – and results.

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  • For Medical Science Liaisons (MSL) to be most effective in their roles, pharmaceutical organizations need to provide constant training and seamless resource updates and distribution. Engaging global MSL teams requires addressing the added communication barriers of diverse time-zones and languages. These dynamics have led to historically poor engagement levels and unsustainable travel costs and logistics…until now.

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  • Clinical trials make it possible for HCPs to apply the latest scientific advances to patient care. But clinical trials are not without challenges. Learn how a top 10 pharmaceutical company, preparing to conduct a multi-site clinical trial, benefited from the use of a digital collaboration solution that provided greater efficiencies in communications, ultimately maximizing the trial’s success.

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  • Building trust in the pharmaceutical industry is no easy feat. With the ever-changing healthcare regulations and transparency requirements, pharma companies receive negative and misleading media coverage that then impacts their business. In the following case study, a top 10 pharma company needed a solution that allowed them to meet regularly with advisors to discuss important in-depth issues. Within3 was able to provide that solution, with their virtual standing advisory panel, which allowed the pharma company to better understand, and react to, clinicians’ views of the media.

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  • Engagement of patients and healthcare stakeholders is increasing recognized as essential to research effectiveness. However, attempting to convene advisors from all over the world at one time is not only unpredictable, but also costly. The following case study illustrates how a pharmaceutical company utilized a solution that allowed external stakeholders to assemble together within one platform, regardless of location or time zone. Within3 was able to provide a secure, online collaboration tool that allowed these stakeholders to provide valuable feedback in an easy-to-use, cost-efficient way.

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  • Clinical decision-making involves intensive research, but also contains elements of uncertainty. Sometimes it requires physicians to use their best judgement when deciding treatment. This is why the more information a clinician has, the better the patient outcome. This case study illustrates how a top 10 pharma company utilized a solution that allowed external stakeholders to conveniently and candidly discuss how clinical research and patient outcomes directly impact pharmaceutical brands. Within3 was able to provide a secure, online discussion platform that allowed these stakeholders to provide feedback without disruption to their daily schedules.

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  • Stakeholder feedback provides critical input into priorities and resource use within the healthcare industry. Stakeholders collaboration offers real-world context that can guide business objectives and influence direction for pharmaceutical companies. In the following case study, a top 10 pharma company required a solution that allowed external stakeholders to efficiently and effectively discuss the impact of new guidelines on patient care. Within3 was able to provide a digital platform that allowed these stakeholders to add value while not disrupting their busy schedules.

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  • When designing new drugs, pharmaceutical companies need to seek the input of key stakeholders – physicians, patients, payers. The goal is to achieve greater information exchange and data-mining capabilities about several key factors, including strategies payers employ to determine therapies and/or rein in costs.

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  • Clinical trials are known to involve hundreds of physicians and thousands of patients from all around the world at any given time. Many sites can also run multiple trials simultaneously, making it difficult to manage ongoing operations, while providing continuous support and seamless communications between all participants.

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  • Gathering key stakeholders from different regions is not always feasible. It’s challenging to assemble 80-100 HCPs from around the country to discuss topics that impact the healthcare industry, such as updated treatment guidelines. But, in order to understand the implications of treatment decisions due to new guidelines, a pharma company needed to quickly engage multiple physicians from different parts of the country in meaningful dialogue.

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  • Discover how a global, multi-brand pharmaceutical company used a digital collaboration solution to extend training, advance clinical collaboration, and enhance the brand knowledge and speaking skills in speakers bureaus.

    Executing a multi-media approach maximizes both live and digital channels to accomplish objectives. The digital collaboration solution provides speakers with valuable engagement opportunities, real time access to educational information, and advanced training to enhance their speaking skills on the brand. See the results after a 3 month period.

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  • Patients have quickly become a new resource in efforts to improve the healthcare industry. As active participants in their own care, patients are more motivated to improve the system, engaging as collaborators in conducting clinical research. But, due to hectic schedules, patient advisors aren’t easy to come by.

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  • Knowing how to effectively research and develop a protocol is essential to the market approval of a clinical trial. In writing protocols, researchers engage scientists, HCPs, project managers and patients as each perspective makes an important contribution to the work being done.

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  • Enlisting the advice of a KOL is crucial to success. In this day and age, it is especially important to reach KOLs from across the world. But with time restrictions and budget constraints, gathering global feedback is no easy feat. A virtual advisory board platform allows for the ability to reach stakeholders from all over the world, improving insights while reducing costs.

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  • Every business wants to continually evolve and improve. This is especially true in the pharma industry. Recognizing and resolving issues with patient treatment is at the top of a pharma company’s to do list. A leading pharma company wanted to better understand and improve their treatment protocol for a particular therapy.

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  • Pharma companies often recruit physicians to speak at events for the purpose of marketing specific therapies. These speakers’ programs leverage the credibility of the physicians to promote a pharmaceutical product. Although there are policies and training in place with respect to speakers’ programs, the presentations themselves tend to go stale. Because product teams often work in vacuums when producing materials, there is sometimes little-to-no KOL feedback when it is needed.

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  • A premier healthcare group identified an information gap addressing hemophilia. Clinicians did not have a central resource to discuss and learn about the latest treatment options and guidelines, challenging patient cases and expert insight about the disease.

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  • In an effort to better serve the needs of patients, a pharmaceutical product team wanted to better understand the emotional implications of being diagnosed with, and starting treatment for, a severe chronic condition.

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  • A successful pharmaceutical R&D process is one that reduces the time and cost necessary to bring a therapy to final regulatory approval and delivery to the patient. The following case study demonstrates how a top pharmaceutical company was able to gather intelligence in order to make informed business decisions through Within3’s secure, cost-efficient platform.

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  • With the Sunshine Act requiring more transparency than before, and the pressure to bring costs down while still driving innovation, pharma companies have had to get creative. Digital collaboration solutions, like Within3’s virtual advisory platform, help efficiently solve the transparency problem while offering a platform that fosters communications.

    The following case study details the results of 18 virtual advisory boards in the oncology specialty.

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  • Pharma companies have struggled in the past few years realigning themselves to a new business model that addresses concerns brought on by the Physicians Sunshine Act, among other things. This case study describes how Within3 helped clients achieve business results with our highly successful online platform.

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  • The role of a steering committee in the pharma industry is to guide the organization through projects, help to make decisions, provide strategic direction, and, ultimately, be an advocate for the initiatives involved. In the following case study, Within3 provided a virtual steering committee solution to help a top 25 pharmaceutical company better understand the effectiveness of their educational content for KOLs.

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  • Repurposing drugs is not new to the pharmaceutical industry. In fact, according to a report from the Congressional Budget Office, approximately two-thirds of new drug applications submitted to the FDA are modifications of existing drugs or their indications. Drug life-cycle development often includes extending the value and lifetime of a drug through innovative means such as finding a new indication of an existing drug. In the following case study, Within3 created a virtual advisory board to help a top 25 pharmaceutical company conduct R&D to better understand the pros and cons of pursuing a new indication for an existing molecule.

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  • Vaccination is the most effective method of preventing certain diseases, yet vaccination rates in certain parts of the US are slipping. The following case study describes how a top 10 pharma company was able to provide its stakeholders the ability to openly discuss vaccinations and their barriers.

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  • Pharmaceutical companies greatly depend on their relationships with payer organizations to leverage formulary access. As the power of the physician is reduced, payers have more influence over patient treatment. Click to see how Within3 delivered a secure platform to collaborate with these payers to better understand how formulary decision-making is executed.

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  • Read how Within3 introduced a culture of innovation to three Top 10 pharmaceutical companies, and helped them meet their business objectives by implementing a secure, regulatory compliant virtual advisory board for each.

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  • Pharmaceutical companies are changing their approach to strategies and long-term goals as a result of new data and analytics. The use of new research helps make big decisions when it comes to drug treatments and meeting other business objectives. A virtual advisory board can help pharma companies better collaborate with clinicians as they build out these new strategies.

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