Nancy Ryerson

Managing Clinical Trials: How Technology Can Help

Clinical research sites use an average of five different systems to manage their trials, according to a recent survey from Forte Research. As complex as that may sound, clinical trials technology can also help make life easier for clinical research managers and other members of your site's staff, too. Today, there's a piece of technology that can support every part of running a trial at your ... Read more

Parkinson’s Disease Research Roundup: September 2018

Nearly one million people in the United States live with Parkinson's disease. While tremor is the condition's best-known symptom, Parkinson's can include a wide range of symptoms, including balance issues, muscle stiffness, and memory problems. Read more

How to Start a Clinical Trial Recruitment Plan [Template]

Clinical trial patient recruitment takes a significant amount of time and resources at research sites. Between choosing advertising channels, writing copy and getting Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval, and launching your campaign, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. Read more

How to Improve the Clinical Trial Recruitment Experience for Patients

It can feel like finding patients who may be interested in your trial is the most difficult part of clinical trial patient recruitment. But even if your clinical trial advertising targeting is spot on, patients won’t take the next step if they have a negative or confusing experience during the recruitment process. Read more

What Happens in Each Clinical Trial Phase [Infographic]

Before a potential new treatment reaches patients, it goes through vigorous testing both in the lab and in the clinic. For potential volunteers, it’s helpful to know what happens at every stage of the research process so you know where you fit in and what you can expect. Read more

6 Patient Outreach Tips for Clinical Research Sites

Many clinical research sites have a database of patients to contact about clinical trial opportunities. Your site may also work with clinical trial patient recruitment companies to receive contact information from patients who are interested in taking part in a trial. Read more

5 Patient Recruitment Strategies for Clinical Trials

Clinical trial patient recruitment at sites can be difficult to get right, and having a mix of strategies in your pocket can help. With limited budgets, you may not feel like you have the space for much trial and error. Carefully reviewing your options to figure out what's best for your specific needs can help you find the right options and avoid issues down the line. Read more

How to Run Effective Clinical Trial Advertising Tests

In clinical trial advertising, running tests to find your most successful ads is one of the best ways to improve your campaigns. But it's also easy to set up tests incorrectly and skew your results. Follow these tips to create effective tests that give you valuable information about the best way to reach your audience. Read more

Advertising Clinical Trials on Facebook: Do's and Don'ts

Facebook has 2 billion daily users, making it one of the most effective ways to share clinical trial opportunities with patients. But the platform isn't always intuitive, and small mistakes can lead your ads to be rejected, or reach the wrong audience. Read more

How to Conduct Patient Recruitment Feasibility Research at Your Site

Your site has been chosen as a location for a clinical trial – that's great news. But if you're already well aware that 11% of research sites fail to recruit a single patient, you may be feeling more stressed than excited about the whole process. Read more