Do you really know how it feels to be a caregiver? To serve as nurse, guardian, assistant, therapist, babysitter, maid, chef, advisor, and on and on? Caregivers are an integral part of care teams and are involved in everything from medication choices to adherence strategies. Yet, even as life sciences companies focus on patient centricity, caregivers have often been left out of the conversation. There are specific and undeniable burdens on caregivers that evolve with their experience over time.
Syneos Health conducted research to better understand the burdens created for caregivers and identify specific information on resource gaps that could proactively be addressed by healthcare companies. The 1,380-respondent survey produced some incredible insights and we draw on that research in our latest report.
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Here are a few highlights from our research