How we achieved a 63% randomization rate for a recent myasthenia gravis recruitment project [case study]

Myasthenia gravis (MG) is a rare condition that affects approximately 36,000 to 60,000 individuals in the United States. Even though there are a variety of treatment options, it can be difficult to predict symptom flare-ups. Creative approaches are necessary to provide the best outcomes for patients.

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4 things to know about primary biliary cholangitis (PBC)

Primary biliary cholangitis (PBC), formerly known as primary biliary cirrhosis, is a chronic autoimmune disease. Researchers estimate that about 65 out of every 100,000 women in the United States have PBC; this number is much lower in men. When a person has PBC, the immune system attacks the small bile ducts, which can cause damage to the liver. 

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Three ways to connect with your community if you have a rare disease

In the United States, there are an estimated 25-30 million individuals living with a rare disease, which is defined as a condition that affects fewer than 200,000 people in the US. 

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How we launched 3 COVID-19 recruitment projects in an average of 8 days [case study]

As the COVID-19 pandemic surged in late 2020, the urgency of research was felt by all. At Antidote, our mission has always been to enable faster medical innovation by transforming how patients and researchers connect, and we were eager to contribute to the global effort to drive COVID-19 research forward. Our latest patient recruitment case study shares how Antidote contributed to ensuring three ...

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Advocating for patients who need it most: A Q&A with Antidote’s Juline Hobbs

At Antidote, we take pride in the work that we do and the rockstar team that we’ve created. Helping patients find clinical trials is at the heart of our mission. Juline Hobbs, one of Antidote’s most tenured employees, is critical to helping us achieve our goals. We spoke to Juline about her history with Antidote, her new role as Senior Manager, Operations and Patient Experience, why she advocates ...

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6 smart clinical trial patient recruitment strategies

Clinical trial recruitment is critical to the success of your trial, and developing a strategy in advance is key to saving time and money as enrollment ramps up. The best clinical trial recruitment strategies start with a thorough assessment of the trial protocol, the desired patient population, and where you predict challenges might arise. Then, make sure you have a variety of tools at your ...

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5 common clinical trial patient recruitment strategy mistakes

It can be frustrating to plan out a detailed clinical trial patient recruitment strategy only to have something not quite click. There are a few common mistakes recruiters make in the planning stage that can cause problems down the road — if you're not getting the results you're looking for, it's possible that you've made one of these errors.

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7 Alzheimer's disease myths and facts

Anyone who has a loved one living with Alzheimer’s disease is very much aware of the disease and its challenges, but there are still several misconceptions about Alzheimer’s symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

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5 clinical trial advertising services to boost recruitment

Clinical trial recruitment companies offer a range of advertising services that can help speed up enrollment for your trial. While some trial sponsors, research sites, and Contract Research Organizations (CROs) opt for full-service offerings from recruitment agencies, you may also choose support for a particular element of your campaign. 

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How to use Facebook for clinical trial patient recruitment

With almost 3 billion daily active users, Facebook is one of the most powerful ways to reach patients who may be interested in clinical trial opportunities. But if you're just starting out using the ad platform, or if you haven't had success with it in the past, it can be challenging to get your creative, targeting, and budget just right.

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