How clinical trial matching software can amp up your recruitment

Clinical trial matching software is one of the newer developments in the clinical research space. This technology matches patients with clinical trials they may qualify for in a process that’s simple both for patients and sponsors. Typically, sponsors work directly with clinical trial matching software companies to find solutions for their specific clinical trial portfolios. 

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How patient recruitment materials can make or break your campaign

Patient recruitment materials developed by clinical trial recruitment companies have to achieve more than simply passing an IRB’s careful inspection. While guideline adherence is critical, it’s just as important that materials capture patient interest, answer key questions, and guide would-be participants to the next step toward your trial. 

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What 4,000 patients taught us about driving diversity in clinical trials

In order for medications to work effectively for all who need them, clinical trials need to include a diverse cross-section of the population. And yet, though nearly 40% of the population in the United States are racial and ethnic minorities, estimated rates of research participation for these groups range from 2% to 16%. 

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Clinical trial patient engagement in 2020: Measuring what matters most

The start of the new year always feels weighty: Who will I be in 2020? What will I achieve? Here’s one tone-setting question for us all to consider: What book will I read first? For an inspirational 2020 kickoff, we recommend David Fajgenbaum’s Chasing My Cure. 

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5 ways to drive innovative patient recruitment in 2020

It's a new year and a new decade with much promise, especially in drug development. New digital technologies, from telemedicine to wearables and new medical devices will continue to change the industry. AI and machine learning hold the exciting potential to accelerate new treatments and potential cures. With all that technology has changed within the drug development process, there are many more ...

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10 Interesting Clinical Research Podcasts to Listen To

From growing a career in clinical research to the latest fascinating innovations in biotech, clinical research podcasts can keep you informed and teach you something new. 

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Patient recruitment challenges? Try this.

Challenge 1: Unresponsive patients Your sites are receiving email addresses and phone numbers from patients who are apparently interested in your trial. But when the site reaches out to them to follow up about your trial? No response. 

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COPD Awareness Month: Looking Towards a Cure

This month, we observe COPD Awareness Month — a time to educate on the disease while reflecting on how far we’ve come in terms of treatment, and how clinical research is the path to a cure. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, is the third leading disease-related cause of death in the United states. Nearly 16 million people are living with it, and many more may have it without knowing ...

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How a clinical trial helped this Crohn’s advocate finally reach remission

Like many people living with Crohn's disease, Tina Aswani Omprakash had trouble finding a treatment that would send her symptoms into remission. 

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How We Delivered 60% of All US Randomizations in a Recent Trial [Case Study]

Primary biliary cholangitis (PBC) is an autoimmune condition that causes progressive destruction of the bile ducts. Current treatment options focus on delaying progression and managing complications, but it can be difficult to live with the symptoms, like fatigue, itchy skin, and pain, as well.

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