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Rules of engagement

How an NHC framework could allay concerns about regulatory pitfalls of patient engagement

November 14, 2017 11:25 PM UTC

An upcoming publication from the National Health Council on good practices for sponsor-patient interactions could help companies overcome fears that their outreach could be construed as promotional. Several executives told BioCentury that having guardrails established by a trusted third party could get more companies to engage with patients during drug development.

In the future, companies also want principles on how to engage patients most effectively...