What is a Patient Assistance Dashboard?
Patient Assistant Dashboards are considered program analysis tools and are used by clinical trial managers and executives to review results of their drug trials. Some of the main functionality in this type of dashboard is that it offers key insights that measures program performance from six different perspectives: 1) Patient request by status (active, completed, declined, in process), 2) Year to date enrollees by product, 3) Enrollees by eligibility criteria, 4) Medical advisory inquiry, 5) Medical advisory inquiries by product, and 6) Medical advisory inquiries by method. You find an example of this type of dashboard below.
Purpose of Patient Assistance Dashboards for Clinical Trial Programs
Pharmaceutical companies use Patient Assistance Dashboards to easily monitor and measure the performance of various aspects of their patient assistance programs. When used as part of good business practices in Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) and Clinical Trial departments, an organization can improve its product strategies and related future revenue streams, and it can reduce the chances that underperforming areas don’t get timely attention.
Example of a Patient Assistance Dashboards
Here is an example of a Patient Assistance Dashboard to analyze key metrics related to clinical trials.
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Who Uses This Type of Dashboard?
The typical users of this type of dashboard are: Executives, product managers, patience assistance managers, clinical trial managers.
Other Reports Often Used in Conjunction with Patient Assistance Dashboards
Progressive Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) and Drug Development Departments sometimes use several different Patient Assistance Dashboards for Clinical Trial Programs, along with detailed program reports, product forecasts, multi-year budgets and other management and control tools.
Where Does the Data for Analysis Originate From?
The Actual (historical transactions) data typically comes from enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems like: Microsoft Dynamics 365 (D365) Finance, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (D365 BC), Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics SL, Sage Intacct, Sage 100, Sage 300, Sage 500, Sage X3, SAP Business One, SAP ByDesign, Acumatica, Netsuite and others.
In analyses where budgets or forecasts are used, the planning data most often originates from in-house Excel spreadsheet models or from professional corporate performance management (CPM/EPM) solutions.
What Tools are Typically used for Reporting, Planning and Dashboards?
Examples of business software used with the data and ERPs mentioned above are:
- Native ERP report writers and query tools
- Spreadsheets (for example Microsoft Excel)
- Corporate Performance Management (CPM) tools (for example Solver)
- Dashboards (for example Microsoft Power BI and Tableau)
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