ePharma 2019: 4 Unique Challenges of Clinical Trial Marketing – and How to Overcome Them

"Reach patients where they are, and not where you want them to be."

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Clinical Trial Patient Recruitment and Social Media: 5 Common Mistakes

Social media is becoming an increasingly common element of any clinical trial patient recruitment strategy — and for good reason. There are 3.2 billion users in the world spending an average of 116 minutes a day on social media. Plus, these platforms make it possible to target specifically people who would be a good fit for your study based on their demographic factors. It can be hard to get ...

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After a Surprise Kidney Disease Diagnosis, This Patient Turned to Education and Advocacy

Patrick Gee didn't know that there were any problems with his kidneys until a doctor diagnosed him with kidney failure. Years on dialysis, four surgeries, 47 days in the hospital, and one successful kidney transplant later, he's participated in two clinical trials and become a proud advocate for the American Kidney Fund.

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What Questions Should I Ask Before Joining a Clinical Trial?

Joining a clinical trial is a significant decision, and there are several personal factors to keep in mind when deciding whether to join – not to mention including the opinions of family members and your doctor.

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Connecting the Dots: From Patients and Patient Data to New Approaches to Research and Care

In early March, Antidote's Head of Partnerships Lindsey Wahlstrom-Edwards and I attended the 2019 Bridging Clinical Research & Clinical Health Care Collaborative to share findings from our joint research on The Patient Perspective on Clinical Trials.

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Clinical Trial Patient Recruitment: What Strategies Don’t Work

When it comes time to begin recruiting for a clinical trial, there are many different approaches you can take to try to reach patients who will be the right fit for your study. Just as important as knowing what strategies may work for your recruitment project is understanding what to avoid. Here are seven common pitfalls that won’t work for clinical trial patient recruitment.

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How Long Before Levodopa Stops Working in Parkinson’s?

Levodopa works to reduce symptoms in Parkinson's for as long as a patient takes it. However, as the underlying disease progresses and Parkinson's symptoms get worse, patients may need to increase their dose or take levodopa more frequently to experience the same reduction in symptoms.

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15 Clinical Trial Patient Recruitment Companies (And How to Choose One)

Updated August 2019

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Clinical Trial Patient Recruitment Online: Is It Enough?

We know that as clinical trial protocols are getting more complex, it’s getting more and more difficult to find the right patient to take part in a particular trial. As a result, most clinical trial sponsors — and their sites and recruitment companies — are turning to online clinical trial patient recruitment. This can look like Facebook ads, or Google paid search, or display ads. It can even ...

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On/Off Phenomenon in Parkinson's: What Can Help

On/off phenomenon in Parkinson's disease happens when levodopa wears off and motor symptoms return, before it's time for your next dose.

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