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Celgene is dedicated to accelerating action to address unmet needs for patients living with psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis

 

With the help of Celgene, a coalition of 4 patient advocacy organizations released a consensus statement emphasizing their commitment to speeding diagnosis and improving treatment rates and disease management through education and support services for both healthcare professionals and patients.

Participating organizations

  • International Federation of Psoriasis Associations (IFPA)
  • European Federation of Psoriasis Associations (EUROPSO)
  • National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF)
  • The Arthritis Society, Canada

Objectives

  • Raise awareness of the impact of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis
  • Address common unmet needs of people around the globe with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis

Proposed actions to deliver on unmet needs

Actions were split
between:

actions were split between patient organizations

Patient
organizations

Action 1

Reduce the time to diagnose psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis

reduce the time to diagnose with social media and printed materials

Use social media and printed materials

Action 2

Improve access to medical specialists
and the most appropriate treatments

improve access to medical specialists

Increase amount of patient materials, information, and support services

educate on the benefits of early and effective treatment

Educate on benefits of early and effective treatment

utlilize policy makers and healthcare professionals

Stakeholders

Policy makers and healthcare professionals

initiate training programs and web based educational tools

Initiate training programs and web-based educational tools

promote use of standardized and effective diagnostic tools

Promote use of standardized and effective diagnostic tools

establish a multidisciplinary approach

Establish a multidisciplinary approach

support continued development of standards of care

Support continued development of standards of care

Action 3

Assist patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals in managing burden of disease through support services

assist patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals in managing burden of disease through support services

Proposed recommendations for improving the identification and management of psoriatic arthritis

define treatment response and remission

Define treatment response and remission

raise awareness of psoriasis burden among hcps through educational activities

Raise awareness of PsA burden among HCPs through educational activities

undertake pharmacoeconomic evaluation of therapies

Undertake pharmacoeconomic evaluation of therapies

PsA Treatment Algorithm

Develop and validate treatment algorithm

improve communication between healthcare professionals and patients

Improve communication between healthcare professionals and patients

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