Lisa Conroy

Lisa Conroy is the Director of Communications at Antidote. She is a seasoned health communications strategist dedicated to understanding the reasons people make the health choices they do, and determining what that means in terms of how scientific data should be communicated. Prior to her role at Antidote, Lisa ran the TEDMED Great Challenges program, a public health initiative funded by RWJF. She also has experience working in pharmaceutical public relations in the areas of respiratory diseases, oncology, and HIV. Lisa holds an MPH from Columbia and a BA in English and International Studies from Northwestern.

Clinical Trial Patient Recruitment: What Strategies Don’t Work

When it comes time to begin recruiting for a clinical trial, there are many different approaches you can take to try to reach patients who will be the right fit for your study. Just as important as knowing what strategies may work for your recruitment project is understanding what to avoid. Here are seven common pitfalls that won’t work for clinical trial patient recruitment.

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Clinical Trial Patient Recruitment Online: Is It Enough?

We know that as clinical trial protocols are getting more complex, it’s getting more and more difficult to find the right patient to take part in a particular trial. As a result, most clinical trial sponsors — and their sites and recruitment companies — are turning to online clinical trial patient recruitment. This can look like Facebook ads, or Google paid search, or display ads. It can even ...

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How Protocol Complexity is Impacting Patient Recruitment

Medicine is advancing every day, and treatments are becoming more and more precise. This is, of course, good news for patients in need of new and different treatment options. But as treatments become more targeted, so do clinical trials. It can feel like it’s never been more difficult to recruit patients to take part in clinical trials than it is today.

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Antidote’s Laurent Schockmel Recognized as a Top 40 Healthcare Transformer

We’re thrilled to share that our CEO, Laurent Schockmel, has been named a top 40 Healthcare Transformer by Medical Marketing & Media (MM&M). This honor is given to visionaries driving innovation at the intersection of healthcare and technology, and it’s exciting to see Laurent in such great company. Laurent took the helm as CEO of Antidote in 2018 with the objective of harnessing our technology ...

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Pre-Recruitment Research: The Groundwork for Precision Recruitment

Antidote recently conducted a survey with SCORR Marketing through which we asked nearly 4,000 patients about their perspectives on clinical trials. One key finding: patients with different conditions have different opinions on taking part in medical research. For example, in the survey, people with melanoma were joining clinical trials to extend their own lives, while those with lupus or kidney ...

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Webinar: Precision Recruitment for Faster and More Patient-Centric Recruitment

Last week we distributed a white paper on precision recruitment, a new approach that not only speeds up clinical trial recruitment, but also provides a better patient experience throughout the recruitment process. Now, we're inviting you to join a webinar on March 28th at 12pm, during which we will be diving deeper into this topic.

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Precision Recruitment: An Innovative Approach to Faster and More Patient-Centric Trial Recruitment [White Paper]

With medicine getting ever more targeted and precise, clinical trial protocols are becoming more complex than ever before. While this allows for appropriate evaluation of potential treatment options, it also means that finding patients to take part in trials is increasingly challenging, and the need to look beyond traditional methods of recruitment has become clear.

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SCOPE Summit: Reflections on Empathy

There are conferences we attend to connect with clients. There are conferences we attend to build partnerships. At SCOPE, we are able to do both. The SCOPE Summit convenes the best, the brightest, and the most dedicated in the clinical trial operations space with one aim: to accelerate clinical research. This is why we go to SCOPE.

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Will We See You at the SCOPE Summit?

Once a year, we head to Orlando to collaborate with and learn from some of the best and brightest minds in clinical trial operations. That’s right: we’re attending the SCOPE Summit next week.

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Introducing Our Newest Partner: PWNHealth

It's with great excitement that we share that we have officially partnered with PWNHealth, a virtual care company that enables patient access to diagnostic testing, treatment, and professional guidance, to bolster efficiencies in our clinical trial recruitment by incorporating direct-to-patient lab services.

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