15 questions to ask clinical trial recruitment companies

Clinical trial recruitment companies implement a range of methods, from digital advertising to community partnerships, to find the right patients for your trial. Most sites and sponsors evaluate proposals from a few different companies before making a selection.

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Year in review: 5 great pieces of news for patients from 2020

2020 was a tough year for everyone, but despite the unpredictable nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been some good news for patients, including the normalization of telehealth and the development of a COVID-19 vaccine. We shout out 5 great pieces of news for patients from 2020.

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Top trends in clinical trials and patient recruitment in 2020

2020 has been an unprecedented year across the globe. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused us to rethink everything — especially how we move the needle when it comes to developing critical treatments. We look at a few top trends from 2020 in relation to clinical trials, and touch on what to expect in 2021.

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10 clinical trial recruitment strategies that work

The best clinical trial recruitment strategies start by focusing on the patient perspective. From there, it helps to get creative. A reliable clinical trial patient recruitment plan incorporates a range of outreach methods designed to reach patients quickly and efficiently while providing them with the information they need to take the next step. 

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How to find and take part in paid clinical trials

If you’ve ever looked into participating in a clinical trial or research study, you may know that some studies offer financial compensation. But how do you go about searching for paid clinical trials, and are they right for you?

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COPD research round-up

More than 16 million Americans have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, commonly referred to as COPD, and millions more have it but don’t know it. COPD is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes obstructed airflow from the lungs. 

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3 best practices for clinical trial marketing

Social media. Interstitial video ads. Native banner placements. Paid search. Radio spots. TV commercials. Newspaper and magazine spreads. These days, there are so many ways to think about marketing. With the marketing landscape ever-changing, contract research organizations (CROs) and pharmaceutical sponsors often work with clinical trial recruitment companies to reach people interested in ...

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Damian Washington shares his multiple sclerosis story

You’ve probably seen Damian Washington in a commercial on TV or somewhere on the internet. He appeared in a Ring.com commercial with the legendary Shaquille O’Neal, starred in a very funny Chex Mix commercial featuring a metal detector and a beach, and played a Lowe’s employee named Jim who helps a couple find not only lightbulbs for their home, but an entire patio set, too. Damian does ...

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Decentralizing research: How reducing patient burden improves trial diversity [whitepaper]

Could the alternative clinical trial approaches necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic help tip the scales towards fair access to clinical trials? In our latest whitepaper, “Decentralizing research: How reducing patient burden improves trial diversity,” we take a close look at the current state of diversity in clinical trials, then explore how the decreased participant burden of decentralized ...

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Interview and thoughts from John Linnell, COPD awareness advocate

At Antidote, we believe in the power of the patient voice to provide inspiration and hope to others in similar situations. That’s why we were thrilled to sit down with John Linnell, an individual who lives with COPD and who, since his diagnosis, has been advocating for COPD awareness, resources, and research. Here is John’s story. 

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