Product innovators and patients working together to improve patient health is the first step toward patient engagement. When end users are involved in the development, testing, and implementation of new solutions, better patient outcomes can be achieved. DIA provides a community, training, and opportunities to learn about and share best practices that can help industry professionals and patients work together to create strong and sustainable solutions.

DIA Research: Benchmarking Organizational Preparedness and Capabilities to Support Patient Engagement in Drug Development

Patient Engagement

Phase 1: Metrics
Assessed the landscape to capture, quantify, and define patient-centric initiatives across the industry.

Phase 2: Organizational Preparedness
A new tool was developed to assess organizational preparedness to support Patient-centric capabilities.

Phase 3: Development of a tool to Assess Impact
Streamlined patient engagement tool developed in Phase 2 and tied the tool to key outcome measures.

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Submit an abstract for DIA conferences or courses on any topic related to patient engagement.

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Patient Engagement Certificate

The DIA Patient Engagement Certificate Program is designed to provide the foundational knowledge and considerations needed to implement a successful patient engagement program. The program is designed for industry professionals working in, or new to, the medical product development process.

Patient Engagement Certificate

Patient Engagement eLearning Program

This comprehensive training program is based on the DIA Patient Engagement Competency Framework developed with experts working in the field. These competencies outline the functional knowledge and skills needed to incorporate meaningful patient engagement throughout the product lifecycle and embed patient focus into the culture of an organization.

Patient Engagement eLearning Program
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