Challenge Statements

Challenge # 1:  To maximize the reach and efficiency of Patient Support Program’s via technological applications

Background / Challenges
  • Patient Support Program (PSP) is one of the solutions that a pharmaceutical company offers for patients who need financial
    assistance to take a designated
  • The application process for PSP is often very complex and it not necessarily a user-friendly process as it is critically important
    to ensure the design of the PSP is in compliance with both local regulatory requirement and internal policies from the
    pharmaceutical companies.
  • With the advance in the current technologies, a highly efficiency model that provides an integrated solution to help patients
    access to the innovative medicine* is key.

    • A platform with a strong data processing power and support an-easy transaction and storage of documents
    • A tool to provide a seamless support and assistance at different points along the patient journey,
    • A data source that provides transparency on the key metrics for the PSP
    • Allow a customization on the PSP scheme that fulfill the variation of patients profile
Expected Patients Impact Positive patients experience to access Patient Support Program (PSP), innovative medicines, and quality outcomes

Common Patient Journey for Patient Support Program (PSP) 

  • Access to medicines may sometimes be difficult or confusing. Patient Support Program (PSP) aims to help patients by financial assistance provided by pharmaceutical companies 
  • In this challenge statement, we aim to maximize the efficiencies of the PSP process and make it easier and user-friendly for the application, delivery and approval process 

The Diagram is for illustration only, not the complete patient journey with best customer experience.

Challenge #2: To expand access and affordability to medicines and quality healthcare via Innovative Financing

Background / Challenges
  • Access to innovative medicines* and quality healthcare is one of the most significant challenges
  • An innovative partnership focused on driving innovative finance are essential to provide holistic solutions from different ends and redefine resources needed to build a sustainable solution that helps empower patients to access to innovative medicines and quality healthcare
  • There are still millions of people who cannot meet their health needs because of under-resourced health systems and inequalities between and within countries
  • In healthcare, innovative finance is recognized as a solution to fill the funding challenges.  However, the current scale and the diversity of the mechanism is not sufficient to address the increasing demand on the funding support
  • Many patients are lacking in financial service including insurance coverage or saving
  • Increasing usage of mobile technology and accessible to internet will allow more people to get access to healthcare information and innovative finance
Expected Patients Impact

Stimulate demand, improve affordability, and ensure proper use of medicines and health technologies

Terminology: *Innovative medicines represent the most advanced and effective solutions currently available for overcoming various diseases, thereby improving the quality of life of patients. 

Solutions addressing both challenges 1 and 2 are welcome!

Challenge # 1:  To maximize the reach and efficiency of Patient Support Program’s via technological applications

Background / Challenges
  • Patient Support Program (PSP) is one of the solutions that a pharmaceutical company offers for patients who need financial
    assistance to take a designated
  • The application process for PSP is often very complex and it not necessarily a user-friendly process as it is critically important
    to ensure the design of the PSP is in compliance with both local regulatory requirement and internal policies from the
    pharmaceutical companies.
  • With the advance in the current technologies, a highly efficiency model that provides an integrated solution to help patients
    access to the innovative medicine* is key.

    • A platform with a strong data processing power and support an-easy transaction and storage of documents
    • A tool to provide a seamless support and assistance at different points along the patient journey,
    • A data source that provides transparency on the key metrics for the PSP
    • Allow a customization on the PSP scheme that fulfill the variation of patients profile
Expected Patients Impact Positive patients experience to access Patient Support Program (PSP), innovative medicines, and quality outcomes

Common Patient Journey for Patient Support Program (PSP) 

  • Access to medicines may sometimes be difficult or confusing. Patient Support Program (PSP) aims to help patients by financial assistance provided by pharmaceutical companies 
  • In this challenge statement, we aim to maximize the efficiencies of the PSP process and make it easier and user-friendly for the application, delivery and approval process 

The Diagram is for illustration only, not the complete patient journey with best customer experience.

Challenge #2: Innovative Financing to expand access and affordability to medicines and quality healthcare

Background / Challenges
  • Access to innovative medicines* and quality healthcare is one of the most significant challenges
  • An innovative partnership focused on driving innovative finance are essential to provide holistic solutions from different ends and redefine resources needed to build a sustainable solution that helps empower patients to access to innovative medicines and quality healthcare
  • There are still millions of people who cannot meet their health needs because of under-resourced health systems and inequalities between and within countries
  • In healthcare, innovative finance is recognized as a solution to fill the funding challenges.  However, the current scale and the diversity of the mechanism is not sufficient to address the increasing demand on the funding support
  • Many patients are lacking in financial service including insurance coverage or saving
  • Increasing usage of mobile technology and accessible to internet will allow more people to get access to healthcare information and innovative finance
Expected Patients Impact

Stimulate demand, improve affordability, and ensure proper use of medicines and health technologies

Terminology: *Innovative medicines represent the most advanced and effective solutions currently available for overcoming various diseases, thereby improving the quality of life of patients. 

Solutions addressing both challenges 1 and 2 are welcome!