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Melynda Geurts

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

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Trial App Boosts Patient Engagement

By On March 23, 2017

With patient attrition in clinical trials on the rise, more than ever it is important to provide services that will ease the burden of participation. Studies that require caregiver support have special… Read More

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Patient Recruitment and Retention

Listening to Our Audience: How Can We Spread the Word About Clinical Trials?

By On September 9, 2016

This is the second of two posts containing excerpts from our just-released ebook on proactive recruitment planning How do patients and caregivers gather information and make decisions about health care? This is an important question,… Read More

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What the Public Thinks about Clinical Trials

By On April 4, 2016

Our Survey In the Fall of 2015, we launched a survey to the general public to learn how they gather healthcare information and how they make decisions.  We also wanted to gauge their… Read More

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Life-Science Events

Sites in Europe: at the EU Site Solutions Summit

By On November 18, 2015

  Nice, France recently played host to the inaugural SCRS European Site Solutions Summit. Nestled among the infamous Promenade des Anglais, the Summit hosted over 100 attendees from various sites around the globe. During… Read More

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Life-Science Events

Another Great Year in the Books for the Site Solutions Summit

By On October 15, 2015

“Better together” was the mantra of the 10th Annual Site Solutions Summit, hosted by the Society of Clinical Research Sites (SCRS).  The overarching goal of the Summit was to focus on the benefits… Read More

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DAC Wins Best Headline in Rethink Research Awards, MAGI 2015

By On October 12, 2015

This morning, at MAGI’s 2015 Clinical Research Conference in San Diego, the winners of the Rethink Research Awards (a campaign to recognize the best concepts in clinical research rebranding, in hopes of… Read More

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Patient Recruitment and Retention

8 Critical Factors for Boosting Site Enrollment Out of the Gate

By On September 15, 2015

We all know that delays in patient recruitment and enrollment can be costly, and it is critical to minimize as many delays as possible from study initiation to when the sites are… Read More

Patient Recruitment and Retention

Leveraging Mobile Technology for Patient Retention

By On September 8, 2015

In my last post, I provided a quick overview of the 3 primary trends that are currently shifting the patient recruitment and retention landscape. Today, I’d like to dive deeper into one of… Read More

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Patient Recruitment and Retention

Patient Recruitment & Retention Trends: How They Can Impact Your Site

By On September 1, 2015

An insider’s look at the 3 primary patient recruitment & retention trends (original article) The clinical trial industry is highly dynamic; there are many moving parts that seem to constantly be revised,… Read More