hrp0089p3-p195 | GH & IGFs P3 | ESPE2018

Support for Patients Treated with Growth Hormone to Reach their Growth Potential: Addressing Adherence Barriers through Personalised Behavioural Patient-support Programmes

Moloney Clare , Malik Sumaira , Cancela Jorge , Koledova Ekaterina

Background: Recombinant human growth hormone (r-hGH) treatment can optimise growth potential; however, optimum outcomes are not always achieved owing to several reasons, including poor adherence. This analysis sought to operationalize psychosocial drivers of non-adherence in GH patients, using the three-component, evidence-based capability, opportunity and motivation behavioural framework (COM-b). The framework allows for matching of specific interventions to help modify behav...

hrp0089p1-p158 | GH & IGFs P1 | ESPE2018

Patients and Caregivers Perspectives on a Mobile App that Tracks Adherence and Outcomes in Children with Growth Disorders Treated with Recombinant Human Growth Hormone (r-hGH)

McNally Mark , Long Frank , Poskitt Henry , Cancela Jorge , Koledova Ekaterina , Castro Javier Sanchez

Healthcare professionals (HCPs) receive adherence information on patient Saizen® recombinant human growth hormone (r-hGH) treatment via data wirelessly transferred from the easypodTM electromechanical delivery device to the web-based eHealth platform easypodTM connect. In order to empower patients and caregivers with this information and to provide educational tools, the growlinkTM mobile app is being ...