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2 Tips for Shipping Your Clinical Supplies Internationally

By On May 15, 2017

Shipping clinical study supplies internationally is an art and a science. Customs departments add an unsympathetic layer of bureaucracy – if paperwork and preparations aren’t in line with the country’s regulations, you… 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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Behind the Scenes at Trial Sponsor Companies Part 2: Enrollment Plans, Strategies, and Metrics

By On October 19, 2016

In my last blog post, I wrote about findings from a first-of-its kind survey conducted by Imperial. We surveyed managers and directors of clinical operations, project managers, lead/senior CRAs, and patient recruitment… Read More

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Behind the Scenes at Trial Sponsor Companies Part 1: The Atmosphere in Clinical Operations

By On October 19, 2016

Patient recruitment and enrollment are key contributors to delays in completion of clinical research trials. How do sponsors tackle their patient recruitment challenges? What priority are these challenges given internally? Imperial wanted… Read More

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ESMO 2016: My Perspective as a Patient Advocate

By On October 13, 2016

The ESMO, European Society for Medical Oncologists, annual conference took place in Copenhagen over an extended weekend. I was fortunate to attend as a patient advocate which was quite an honor. There… 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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Wearables in Clinical Trials

By On February 12, 2016

To Wear or Not to Wear is the Question Wearable devices have taken our society, and the clinical research industry along with it, by storm. The immediate access to data makes researchers drool. … Read More

keep your Audience, your patients are here
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Keep Your Audience in Mind: A Valuable Lesson Relearned

By On February 5, 2016

We’ve all heard it before:  keep your audience in mind when developing content to be presented in front of others.  I was recently reminded of this important fact when reviewing booth graphics for our… Read More

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16 Reasons Why People Join Clinical Trials

By On December 7, 2015

In my last post I discussed issues and reasons why people choose not to participate in clinical trials.  This week, I’m looking at the flipside, reasons people do choose to participate in trials They were… Read More

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25 Reasons People Aren’t Enrolling in Your Clinical Trial

By On October 29, 2015

25 Reasons People Aren’t Enrolling in Your Clinical Trial We’ve long heard about the lack of participation in clinical trials and how slow poor enrollment dogs many, if not most, clinical trials… Read More