Clinical trial recruitment strategies that work — and why

Clinical trial patient recruitment can take a long time, and 80% of clinical trials today are delayed or closed due to difficulty finding patients to take part. If you have the right recruitment strategies in place for your clinical trial, then enrolling patients doesn’t have to slow your research down.

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2020 Crohn's disease research round-up

Crohn’s disease, a common form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), is characterized by inflammation in any part of the GI tract, from the mouth to the anus. In Crohn’s, healthy parts of the intestine are mixed in with inflamed areas. 

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Sickle cell disease treatment guidelines

Sickle cell disease (SCD), a genetic condition presented at birth, is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders. SCD affects millions of people worldwide, and while the exact number of people living with SCD in the U.S. is unknown, it is estimated that it affects approximately 100,000 Americans. 

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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 ...

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How to read clinical trial listings

Whether you’re searching for a clinical trial through ClinicalTrials.gov or using a tool like Antidote Match, it can be really challenging to understand what a clinical trial listing means. Language used in clinical trials listings is often confusing and complex. Our Clinical Informatics Manager, Richard Towne, shares some of the key terms to look out for when reading a listing or study page. Use ...

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Clinical trial recruitment: 5 best practices

Clinical trial sites are increasingly looking to digital media for patient recruitment, but many still aren’t getting the results they’re looking for. We spoke with our Digital Marketing Manager, David Tindell, to hear his tips on running a successful clinical trial recruitment campaign that connects sponsors with eligible and interested patients.

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How to address key challenges in managing clinical trials

It’s no easy task to get a new clinical trial up and running, and keeping it moving smoothly takes a carefully constructed project management plan. Planning for the best also means preparing for the worst: anticipating the challenges that come with executing a trial is critical to its success. 

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How to get herniated disc relief

Herniated discs are very common, and the symptoms certainly aren’t pleasant. A lumbar herniated disc may cause sciatica pain, which is characterized as sharp, burning, or radiating pain from the lower back, through the buttock, and down the leg (sometimes making it to the foot). In other cases, a herniated disc can cause dull or sharp pain in the neck or between the shoulder blades that radiates ...

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25+ useful clinical trial recruitment statistics for better results

If you've heard any statistics around clinical trial recruitment, it's most likely this one: approximately 80% of clinical trials are delayed or closed because of problems with recruitment. Additional troubling statistics include:

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Where to find autoimmune hepatitis support online

Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is a rare disease in which the body's immune system attacks the cells of the liver, causing chronic inflammation and potentially serious damage to liver cells. 

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