Do Patients Have to Pay for Clinical Trials?

Patients do not have to pay for the majority of clinical trial costs. The trial sponsor covers the cost of research and data analysis. Depending on your insurance coverage, patients may have to pay for care-related costs, including copays and payments toward a deductible. Read more

How to Address Barriers to Clinical Trial Patient Recruitment [Update]

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How to Advertise Different Types of Clinical Trials

Prior research on patient interest in clinical trials has tended to focus on studies as a monolith. At Antidote, we were curious whether the type of trial – observational, interventional, etc. – made a difference in terms of patient interest. Read more

Living with PBC: 5 Tips That Can Help

Looking back, Carol Roberts believes she experienced the fatigue associated with primary biliary cholangitis, or PBC, years before her diagnosis. Read more

Who Decides Whether You Get Into a Clinical Trial?

You found a clinical trial you're interested in, and reached out to the site or answered a few questions about your medical history online. But who decides if you're ultimately selected for a clinical trial? Read more

Randomizations Delivered and Time Saved: A Case Study

For the 1.5 million people in the United States that live with lupus, the chronic autoimmune disease severely impacts quality of life. Pain, fatigue, hair loss, cognitive issues, physical impairments, and rashes are a constant reminder that current treatments need improvement. With such an urgent need, we were excited to execute a successful recruitment campaign for a pharmaceutical client ... Read more

How to Create a Clinical Trial Recruitment Plan [Template]

Clinical trial patient recruitment brings specific challenges to research sites and marketing teams starting a campaign. With so many guidelines, chances are you already feel restricted in how you can share your trial with patients. Plus, running tests and trying new approaches are the cornerstones of effective marketing. But with patient recruitment, you have to submit all of your outreach ... Read more

10 Surprising Medical Research Statistics for Clinical Trials Day

[Updated May 20, 2019] Today is Clinical Trials Day, a day to celebrate the thousands of medical research volunteers who participate in trials for a wide range of conditions – and a day to raise awareness of the fact that even more volunteers are needed to push medical research forward. Today, share your clinical trial story with #CTD2019. Let's spread the word for progress.  Read more

This Clinical Trials Day, Share Why You Support Medical Research

Today, May 20, is Clinical Trials Day. It's fair to say that most people probably haven't heard about this holiday, but here at Antidote, it's an opportunity to talk about why medical research matters – and celebrate the volunteers who make it possible. Read more

7 Clinical Trial Recruitment and Retention Tips

[Updated May 2019] Successful patient retention starts with patient-oriented clinical trial recruitment – it's critical to begin the process with giving patients the information they need to take part in a clinical trial. When 85% of clinical trials fail to recruit enough patients, and 30% of patients drop out of clinical trials, a strategy that provides clarity while engaging patients is ... Read more