Article | February 17, 2021
UBC is announcing an offering to harness the power of real-world data (RWD) for rapid generation of insights into the safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines.Read More
Article | February 8, 2021
UBC, a leading provider of pharmaceutical support services, convened a virtual gathering of experts for an invigorating discussion on the use of external comparators in clinical research and post-marketing programs.Read More
Article | January 22, 2021
According to UBC’s Ron Lacy VP, Products & Innovation, “Where we have deployed this technology, we are seeing 95% positive patient sentiment in response to the inclusion of mobile messaging in the patient’s therapy journey, along with improved patient outcomes."Read More
Press | February 17, 2021
UBC is announcing an offering to harness the power of real-world data (RWD) for rapid generation of insights into the safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines.
Articles | February 8, 2021
UBC, a leading provider of pharmaceutical support services, convened a virtual gathering of experts for an invigorating discussion on the use of external comparators in clinical research and post-marketing programs.
Press | January 22, 2021
According to UBC’s Ron Lacy VP, Products & Innovation, “Where we have deployed this technology, we are seeing 95% positive patient sentiment in response to the inclusion of mobile messaging in the patient’s therapy journey, along with improved patient outcomes."
Articles | January 12, 2021
UBC is proud to be a founding member of the DTRA and accelerate the broad adoption of patient-focused, decentralized clinical trials and research.
Case Study | November 17, 2020
UBC is currently managing an AML / MDS disease registry for a leading biopharmaceutical client with 200 sites working toward an enrollment target of 2,100 patients across three cohorts. The study has been ongoing for eight years to provide insights from current and evolving treatment regimens, and the impact on prognosis and health-related quality of life.
Press | November 4, 2020
UBC has launched a flexible, full-service solution that enables prescribers to enroll patients directly into patient support programs without having to leave their existing electronic health record (EHR) prescription workflow.
Case Study | November 3, 2020
UBC was selected by a mid-size pharmaceutical company to provide pharmacovigilance services for six oncology products. Data from two legacy vendors and multiple sources, including four specialty pharmacies and six license partners, had to be migrated to the new pharmacovigilance system.
Articles | October 21, 2020
Nicole Hebbert (SVP, Head of Patient Support Services, UBC), Jennifer Lim (Director of Patient Services, UBC), UBC partner SK Life Science and various industry experts spoke with PharmExcec.com about the impact a patient support program or ‘Hub’ can have on patients and prescribers during a pandemic.
Articles | October 8, 2020
Recently, we spoke with Jersino Jean-Mary, Executive Director, European Late Stage Operations Team, and Aaron Berger, Executive Director, North American Late Stage Operations Team to discuss how the COVID-19 global health crisis is impacting the future of virtual and decentralized studies.
Articles | October 6, 2020
UBC recently participated in a smallpox safety surveillance study. This prospective study included the enrollment 20,136 subjects who were active-duty military personnel undergoing pre-deployment medical readiness.
Blog | September 24, 2020
Rachel Sobel, DrPH, FISPE VP, Epidemiology examines the Recent Duke-Margolis white paper: A Roadmap for Developing Study Endpoints in Real-World Settings.
Whitepapers | September 21, 2020
Download our white paper today to read a few of the key lessons learned from our experience implementing and designing more than 120 RiskMAPs and REMS programs.
Case Study | September 9, 2020
A major biopharmaceutical company selected UBC’s home health nurse network to mitigate concerns that the COVID-19 public health emergency and shelter-at-home mandates would prevent patients from receiving their next dose of a healthcare provider-administered product within the critical dosing window.
Blog | September 4, 2020
A REMS should be considered when risk mitigation efforts are required beyond product labeling and routine pharmacovigilance.
Blog | August 17, 2020
The right strategy to continually evaluate product safety in your clinical trials, through regulatory review and entering the post-marketing setting, is complex. Are you ready?
Blog | August 5, 2020
Recent studies cite that 80% of trials are delayed due to patient recruitment challenges, with up to 20% of enrolled sites never enrolling a single patient.
Case Study | July 30, 2020
UBC efficiently and strategically manages a global rare disease registry with rolling start-up, including mandated annual data collection and reporting. For more than six years, UBC has been conducting a long-term global product exposure registry for patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH).
Blog | July 29, 2020
A comprehensive PV strategy, requires a depth of understanding not only in terms of the complex and rapidly evolving safety landscape, but also in new tools and approaches that may significantly streamline and simplify workflows.
Blog | June 22, 2020
Pharmaceutical and biotech companies benefit from working with external partners to manage pharmacovigilance activities. The breadth and scope of required services can depend on the mix of investigational and marketed products, the size of the company, and their comfort with outsourcing safety. Organizations realize a variety of benefits when collaborating with an external partner for safety services.
Blog | June 19, 2020
UBC’s Dr. Annette Stemhagen received well-deserved recognition at this year’s DIA Global Annual Meeting with an Excellence in Service Inspire Award.
Blog | June 5, 2020
Amid the current health crisis, we are now facing the pain and heartache of the senseless killing of George Floyd. Unfortunately, we know that there are other black victims like him with no one being held accountable.
Press | May 21, 2020
UBC, a leader in global late-stage and patient support services for the biopharmaceutical industry, introduces UBC Pathways® Engage – a digital concierge that transforms traditional patient education, support and communications through a combination of proprietary engagement methodologies and mobile messaging technology. UBC Pathways® Engage is purpose-built to help patients start and stay on therapy.
Articles | May 19, 2020
Vaccine trials have unique requirements; therefore, careful consideration must be given to the design, planning, preparation and execution of these studies.
Blog | April 22, 2020
During a recent meeting with UBC’s president, a fellow employee asked how UBC could help during the COVID-19 crisis. As pharmacovigilance physicians and nurses, many of us were formerly working in direct patient care and are struggling a bit with the fact that we aren’t on the frontline efforts.
Blog | March 26, 2020
In this time of a viral pandemic, it is still important to keep a focus on rare diseases. Every last day of February is Rare Disease Day, the biggest day of the year for the rare disease community. Since 2009, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center and National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) have hosted Rare Disease Day at the NIH as part of the global observance to focus the world’s attention on this important subject.
Press | March 18, 2020
United BioSource LLC’s Communication to Clients and Business Partners on COVID-19 Pandemic.
Case Study | December 12, 2019
This case study demonstrates development and implementation of a strategic partnership to execute a portfolio of heart failure studies to accompany an evidence generation program for a new product launch.
Blog | November 21, 2019
For more than 20 years working in patient support services, I have touched an expansive array of therapies and therapeutic areas, making my experience both broad and deep.
Case Study | September 18, 2019
As a result of UBC's proactive management of a Phase IV adolescent acne study by mitigating potential study challenges relative to the age of the participants, the enrollment goal was not only achieved, but exceeded by 60%.
Case Study | September 18, 2019
UBC enrolled subjects in a global observational cohort study for patients with moderate-severe psoriasis who are initiating or switching to a new biologic. Enrollment required a 5 year commitment (2 year enrollment, 3 year follow-up).
Case Study | September 6, 2019
UBC managed a large global phase III clinical trial in patients with mCRC refractory to standard chemotherapies. The target was to randomize 800 patients in an 18-month period and the trial ran in 113 sites, across 13 countries.
Press | May 7, 2019
UBC exceeded customer expectations in Phase IV clinical research, according to ISR's CRO Quality Benchmarking annual online survey.
Blog | May 3, 2019
I was pleased to recently attend, in the role of a facilitator, a 4-week course on malaria to health care professionals (HCPs) at Ifakara Health Institute (IHI), Bagamoyo branch in Tanzania, which is a successful collaborative effort between the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) and the Ifakara Health Institute.
Whitepapers | April 17, 2019
Six experts working in patient recruitment, clinical development, drug safety, product launch, and commercialization review unique hurdles faced in the rare disease market.
Videos | April 5, 2019
Dr. Annette Stemhagen, SVP & Chief Scientific Officer, speaks to Pregnancy Exposure Registries (PERs) and why partnering with an experienced team is so vital.
Videos | April 4, 2019
In this video, Dr. Stemhagen discusses the differences between Observational and Investigational Studies.
Videos | April 3, 2019
Natalie O'Donnell, Executive Director, Safety, Epidemiology, Registries, and Risk Management provides a REMS overview.
Blog | April 1, 2019
UBC's eBV solution is now benefitting more patients than ever before with its expanded connections.
Articles | April 1, 2019
In a recent article in PharmaVOICE's Patient Issue, UBC's SVP, Patient Support Services, Nicole Hebbert speaks to Patients' Voices: Storytelling.
Articles | April 1, 2019
Shazia Ahmad, Director, Patient and Physician Services, is featured in a recent article on patient advocates.