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Industry labels such as “beyond the pill” are not helping Big Pharma to understand what matters to the people living with healthcare issues, Instead, it is actually reinforcing a view of seeing a person as a patient.

In the first of a short series of customer experience design blogs, I'm going to address a old favourite for this time of year - the Resolution. But with a twist. It's a challenge to set a New Year's First Impression. This blog is a short guide to why it's important and how to get started.

A recent study shows that 57% of cancer drug use showed no benefits for either survival or quality of life. But who's actually defining what 'benefit' includes?

Customer Faithful's Rick Harris will be making two presentations at the Pfizer Lifelines seminars on March 14th, showcasing some of the techniques and findings from projects undertaken within the Pfizer Lifelines programme since 2010.

Customer Faithful's Managing Director, Rick Harris will be speaking at this years' American Society on Aging (ASA) Conference, in Chicago, Ill. (23-27 March).

Customer Faithful's Rick Harris will be making two presentations at the Pfizer Lifelines seminars on March 14th, showcasing some of the techniques and findings from projects undertaken within the Pfizer Lifelines programme since 2010.

The shocking details of the Mid Staffordshire hospital scandal were already known, of course. But in forming our view on what needs to change to support patients, we were keen the explore the reaction to yesterday's release of the public inquiry, known as the Francis Report.

Perhaps the most consistent finding we see in our work with patients is the lack of 'joined-up' healthcare - the reality that the experience patients want is often very different from the "care pathway" that individual healthcare providers offer. So what can be done?

In a world where pharmaceutical companies traditionally focus on patient compliance with their medication regimes, how would a patient-centric model pay for itself? And how would we recognise its existence in a drug company’s behaviour?

Recent feedback analysis of NHS services in the UK found that patients prefer being treated at private hospitals for NHS treatment. Not surprised? You might be, when you read what patients said REALLY made a difference.......