How to Reach the Right Patients in Clinical Trial Advertising

Digital advertising can be a powerful way to reach patients. After all, 2 billion people in the world use Facebook every day, and 80% of internet users have searched for health-related information online. But it can be challenging to reach the right patient populations through digital outreach, particularly taking trial-specific inclusion and exclusion criteria into account.

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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 materials to your Institutional Review Board (IRB) before your campaign launches, with few options for additional submissions.

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How Access to Health Data Drives Patient Empowerment: A Recap of FasterCure’s Recent Webinar

Last week, we had the pleasure of listening in to an important webinar hosted by FasterCures called “The Game-Changing Impact of Empowering Patients with Health Data.” Moderated by FasterCures’ Executive Director, Tanisha Carino, the online panel discussed the importance of patient access to health data, while walking through potential privacy concerns and other pitfalls that accompany access. On the panel were Taylor Cusher, Associate Director at FasterCures, Erin Mackay, Associate Director of Health Information Technology Programs at the National Partnership for Women & Families, and Lucia Savage, Chief Privacy & Regulatory Officer at Omada Health, Inc.

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How Long Do Clinical Trial Phases Take?

Before a potential new treatment can reach patients, it goes through several clinical trial phases that test the treatment for both safety and effectiveness. Together, clinical trial phases take six to seven years on average. Each individual phase takes a different amount of time, with Phase 3 trials lasting the longest.

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Clinical Trial Advertising Guidelines to Follow for IRB Submission

When creating clinical trial advertising materials, it's important to craft outreach copy that connects with patients. But in order for your Institutional Review Board (IRB) to approve your materials, your materials also need to adhere to guidelines set out by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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Asthma Clinical Trials: Frequently Asked Questions

Asthma clinical trials need volunteers to take part so new treatments can move forward. But the process of finding and volunteering for a clinical trial can be challenging to figure out. We answered some common questions about asthma clinical trials to help interested patients find opportunities that are a match for them.

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Lupus Clinical Trials: Frequently Asked Questions

Clinical trials for lupus research potential new treatments, and need volunteers to take part. The research process can be confusing, though. If you're interested in finding a lupus clinical trial but don't know where to start, we've collected a list of some of the most common questions patients ask about research participation.

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Clinical Trial Phases: What’s the Difference?

Clinical trials research potential new treatments, including medication, medical devices, and lifestyle interventions such as diet and exercise. Typically, a potential treatment goes through at least three clinical trial phases before it becomes available to patients.

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How Research Sites Can Use Clinical Trial Recruitment Plan Templates

Clinical trial patient recruitment can be one of the most stressful parts of running a study at a research site. Delays are common, and can hold back progress for the trial in general.

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How to Find Diabetes Clinical Trials Near You

There are currently 263 studies for type 1 diabetes and 710 studies for type 2 diabetes looking for volunteers. Most studies need hundreds or even thousands of volunteers to take part, so if you're interested in joining a trial, chances are there's an option for you out there.

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