Patient Recruitment and Retention

You Should Listen in on Patient Conversations

By On November 14, 2017

Getting feedback from potential clinical trial participants has long been part of research programs undertaken in our industry. The typical modus operandi is to seek out the information from a particular group… Read More

Patient Recruitment and Retention

Virtual Clinical Studies

By On October 26, 2017

Over the last several decades, the clinical research industry has been riddled with the challenge of meeting enrollment goals on time. Eighty percent of trials fall short of their goals. Moreover, the industry… Read More

Patient Recruitment and Retention

Patient Engagement: Is There an App for That?

By On October 12, 2017

With patient attrition rates in clinical trials on the rise, retention strategies and tools must be constantly refreshed, refined, and even invented. Truly patient-centric approaches to aid retention are called for. How… Read More

Patient Recruitment and Retention

Patient Centricity: Focus Groups for Protocol Design

By On September 28, 2017

This is the second in our Patient Centricity blog series. Read the first blog in the series, “What Does Patient Centricity Really Mean?” Pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, and private medical facilities have been… Read More

Patient Recruitment and Retention

What Does Patient Centricity Really Mean?

By On July 10, 2017

Patient centricity is officially defined as the process of designing a service or solution around the patient. Sounds simple enough, right? For those of us in the clinical research space, it’s not… Read More

Avoca Consortium Summit, Dublin
Life-Science Events

The Avoca Consortium Summit: My Report from Dublin

By On July 10, 2017

In June, I attended the Avoca Consortium summit in Dublin on behalf of Imperial. Representatives from more than 40 companies working in pharma and biotech attended, which was quite an achievement, especially… Read More

Questions to ask your ancillary supplies vendor
Ancillary Supplies

7 Questions to Ask Your Ancillary Supplies Vendor

By On June 26, 2017

It’s common for sponsors and CROs to work with vendors to acquire ancillary supplies and ship them to sites. From the outset, it is important to fully understand your vendor’s capabilities and… Read More

Ancillary Supplies

Ordering Study Supplies? Do You Need to Consider the Sunshine Act?

By On June 19, 2017

  We have found that many studies neglect to have plans in place regarding the Sunshine Act. Don’t overlook this! Sunshine Act reporting is required in clinical studies, and it should be… Read More

global logistics
Business Insights

7 Caveats to ‘Just Ship It’, Part 2

By On June 1, 2017

If you think logistics isn’t your business, think again… Logistics processes are not just for logistics personnel – they should be understood by everyone involved in the process in order to avoid… Read More

global logistics
Site Materials & Logistics

7 Caveats to ‘Just Ship It’, Part 1

By On June 1, 2017

If you think logistics isn’t your business, think again… I often hear the phrase: “I provided you an address, just ship it, what’s the big deal?” Logistics processes are not just for… Read More