Medical communications solutions
Pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies worldwide choose to partner with CACTUS because we understand the global medical communications landscape and have a proven record in the successful dissemination of technically rigorous and compliant scientific documents. CACTUS believes in helping its customers scale the farthest reach of their vision by equipping them with therapeutic expertise and integrated software to translate scientific evidence into commercial success.
In keeping with its mission of advancing global science ethically, CACTUS empowers its team of scientific experts through rigorous training and education on good publication practice and industry standards. This means that our customers will find a trusted advisor in any of our 80+ medical communication experts spread across offices in the US, Japan, China, India, and South Korea.
The CACTUS philosophy
- Develop medical publications that disseminate data from industry-sponsored clinical trials; educate on disease areas with accuracy, transparency, and fair balance; and serve to support healthcare practitioners in making informed patient-care decisions.
- Serve clients through a global network of specialists with extensive experience in pharmaceuticals, clinical practice, and medical communications.
- Build trust-based, enduring relationships with clients.
Over the last 10 years, CACTUS has witnessed the shift in publication planning. We understand the challenges involved in developing scientifically accurate publications on a global level and our experienced medical professionals work with you to overcome these challenges.
The CACTUS value proposition is built on the promise of consistent quality achieved through cost-effective, scalable systems. Our experienced team of scientific writers will work closely with you throughout your project to create ethically sound, effective, and accurate scientific material across multiple therapeutic areas and media/communication platforms.
- Primary, secondary original research manuscripts
- Systematic reviews and meta-analyses
- Congress abstracts, posters, and oral presentations
- Newsletters, congress reports, and sponsored journals
- Slide decks
- Narrative reviews
CACTUS is devoted to following ethical and transparent publication practices and adheres to the guidelines listed in the Good Publication Practice for Pharmaceutical Companies. Having decided to take a proactive approach to giving back to the industry, we are a proud sponsor and an active member of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP).
Today, providing evidence that defines value is a key factor in product success. With experience in integrating health outcomes into your communications plans, our team members can help you assess and present the value of your product clearly and with impact.
- Health technology assessment (HTA) and reimbursement dossiers
- Disease profiles (cost/quality of life driver analysis)
- Global value dossiers and formulary kits
CACTUS believes that meeting support needs to be organized, concise, and efficient. That is why we have built a team of experts who collaborate to support your needs. From small meetings to larger symposia, our team can tailor the support offered to meet your requirements.
- Planning and execution of scientific meetings
- Development and management of advisory board/consensus meetings
- Steering committee support
- Development of opinion leader support materials
- Speaker bureau services
- Symposia services
For a training program to be effective, you need an agency that can provide science but also understands adult learning techniques.
CACTUS has been able to support sales training programs for multiple clients in the following types of activities:
CACTUS has developed several training programs. Workshop topics have included ethics, compliance, and understanding the current global publication landscape.
Researchers from across 23 countries—Austria, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, South Korea, Norway, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Turkey, United Kingdom, and the US — have attended these sessions. The feedback we received reveals that participants found the sessions highly informative, engaging, and interactive.
Medical InformationMedical Information Letters
CACTUS is the only company that uses ISO certified process management tools to ensure the highest quality for our clients' MILs needs. Knowing that information changes rapidly, our efficient tools enable us to update letters.Compendia Support Services
The current compendia landscape is constantly changing and this impacts everything from payer approval of off-label use to manufacturer patient access initiatives.
CACTUS has a team of experts that monitor the evolving compendia landscape, which involves existing and new product indications that are constantly being updated and modified. We understand how important it is to our clients to monitor how listings shift by product per compendium and the impact these changes have on patient access to therapies.
Graphics & Animation
CACTUS has an experienced Creative Services team, comprising graphics artists, PowerPoint specialists, and medical illustrators. Our unique business model enables our creative team to work closely with our scientific services team to develop content that conveys key information with both impact and accuracy.Our customized e-solutions include:
Web-based communications, training and educational resources, and cutting-edge digital animations
CACTUS can help you eliminate all barriers to communication. Our scientifically and linguistically accurate translation service is built on a 5-step process designed to deliver accurate and localized content.