From IVRS to IWRS: Evolution of Interactive Response Technology

Interactive Web Response Systems (IVRS) and Interactive Web Response Systems (IWRS) are key to running a clinical trial, from enrolling patients to administering the study drugs. The tools, collectively referred to as Interactive Response Technology (IRT), have come a long way from when staff simply entered patient information over the phone, and now include many more modern features to help your trial run smoothly.

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7 Essential Clinical Trial Patient Recruitment Tips

Today, clinical trial patient recruitment can include a range of digital tools and other advanced outreach techniques. But at a basic level, there are a few universal tips that can help ensure recruitment success.

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5 Common Clinical Trial Patient Recruitment Problems (And How to Fix Them)

Clinical trial patient recruitment challenges are some of the most pervasive issues in the research process. If your campaign hits a snag, try these tips for getting patients flowing into your trial to keep your timeline on track.

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Clinical Trial Patient Recruitment: 5 Metrics to Track

Whether you're running patient recruitment yourself or working with a clinical trial patient recruitment company, there are certain metrics you can track to ensure your campaign is running effectively.

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Asthma Research News Round-Up: February 2018

Around 25 million Americans live with asthma, 6.3 million of them under the age of 18. Asthma is both the leading chronic disease in children and the top reason for missed school days.

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Clinical Trial Patient Recruitment: Advice for Researchers, from the Invisible Illness Community

“No one who has an invisible chronic illness that is not life threatening is looking for a clinical trial. We already have our hands full just getting through each day. Living with chronic pain is not an easy task.” - Kim Johnson, I Tripped Over a Stone

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We’re Headed to the SCOPE Summit — Will You Be There?

It’s that time of year again — we’re heading to the SCOPE Summit in Orlando next week.

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Medical Pioneer: Meet Donna Matlach, Asthma Research Study Participant

Donna Matlach is on a mission to increase participation in clinical trials. Donna has lived with severe asthma for nine years. During that time, she suffered three near-death experiences, prompting her to embark on a national search for relief. After visiting 28 doctors in 12 hospitals, she enrolled in an asthma research study. The drug she received as part of the asthma research study saved her life.

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Heart Disease Research Round-Up: February 2018

February is American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading killer of both men and women in the United States, accounting for 1 in 4 deaths in 2017.

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7 Tips for Choosing ePRO Vendors

Using electronic patient-reported outcomes (ePRO) in your clinical trial can be a powerful way to include accurate and timely patient information and feedback.

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