5 Common Clinical Trial Patient Recruitment Strategy Mistakes

It's frustrating to plan out a detailed clinical trial patient recruitment strategy only to have something not quite click. There are a few common mistakes recruiters make in the planning stage that can cause problems down the road — if you're not getting the results you're looking for, it's possible that you've made one of these errors.

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How to Create a Content Calendar for Your Nonprofit Blog

Maintaining a nonprofit blog can help you bring more visitors to your site, engage your community, and amplify your message. But if your organization is like most nonprofits, your team is always strapped for time. A content calendar can help you stay organized and on track with creating regular blog posts for your website.

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ePRO in Clinical Trials: To BYOD or Not to BYOD?

Electronic patient-reported outcomes (ePRO) in clinical trials are an effective way to gather data and include the patient voice in your trial while reducing the burden of entering data from paper forms. In a clinical trial that uses ePRO, a vendor can either provide an electronic device for the study, a site can buy devices and download an ePRO app, or patients can use their own devices.

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How to Address Barriers to Clinical Trial Patient Recruitment

We often talk about the benefits of participating in clinical trials: patients gain access to the latest therapies in development; they contribute to future treatments and cures; and they receive personalized and attentive care. And yet, 80% of clinical trials continue to close or be delayed due to difficulty finding patients to take part.

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5 Factors That Drive Up Clinical Trial Patient Recruitment Costs

Clinical trial patient recruitment isn't cheap: It typically makes up about a third of clinical trial spending. There are several challenges that drive up costs during the course of a clinical trial patient recruitment campaign. A savvy patient recruiter, however, knows the problems to look for and how to tackle them. Try these tips to identify the source of your overspending and get your campaign back on track.

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Patients as Partners Hits on What Matters Most: Patient Centricity

In my role at Antidote, I talk to advocacy groups and patient organizations every day, so I have a good sense of patient involvement in the drug development process. But, while I speak to organizations about how they’d like to help accelerate research and provide patients with access to clinical trials, I don’t often hear from patients themselves about how they view their role in the larger research ecosystem, how they’d like to be involved with industry, and what they can bring to the table in terms of improving trial design and execution.

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6 Lesser-Known IWRS Features for Clinical Trials

Interactive Web Response Systems (IWRS) run in the background of clinical trials, generally without attracting much attention. But your system may have more capabilities than you're aware of that can help your trial run smoothly.

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10 Questions to Ask Clinical Trial Recruitment Companies

If you're thinking of working with a clinical trial patient recruitment company, most sites and sponsors evaluate bids from a few different companies before making a selection.

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Patients as Partners Conference 2018: Focusing on Patient Centricity

Tomorrow, we’ll be heading to Philadelphia for EyeforPharma’s annual Patients as Partners program. It’s a conference that is entirely focused on patient centricity; it will dive into how to involve patients throughout the entire drug development process to drive research efficiencies.

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Antidote and the American Liver Foundation (ALF) Announce Partnership to Accelerate Liver Disease Research

Today, liver disease affects 30 million people in the US — one in 10 Americans.  And unfortunately, that number is on the rise. To address this head-on, more research is required. And of course, that involves more clinical trial volunteers.

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