OPEN VIE is awarded a Bronze Award at the PM Society Digital Awards 2020

Written by Biljana Billie Vučenović on Friday 18th September 2020

We are delighted to have won a Bronze Award at the PM Society Digital Awards 2020 for Effectiveness: Market Access.

Read more about our winning project “Vagus Nerve Stimulation - Addressing Inequality of Access” below:

Addressing the inequality in access to Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) Therapy to treat patients with Epilepsy entailed identifying delays in referrals and treatment, showing improvements in outcomes and stratifying patients suited to this therapy option.

HES data analysis was used to identify the patient cohort and track patient pathways.

We created an online dash boarding tool to communicate these findings.

The simplicity of the pathway shows the journey, costs and length of time to treatment thus highlighting the key issues that these patients go through on their journey to effective treatment.

Results have been used for multiple European Market Access initiatives.

About OPEN Health

OPEN Health is a family of expert practices working in partnership to drive positive change in healthcare communications and market access globally. It all started with a vision for improving the lives of patients, worldwide. The OPEN Health vision has come alive with the integration of experts from Pharmerit and Peloton Advantage to create a new unique entity equipped to be a global leader in HEOR, market access, medical and patient brand communications and digital services.

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For more information on OPEN VIE's services please contact:

Chris Hodgson, Director Health Informatics, OPEN VIE 

Sue Beecroft, Joint Managing Director, OPEN VIE