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DIA 2019: Connections, Selfies, and Bridging the Gap

By On July 18, 2019

The Imperial Clinical Research Services business development team recently attended the Drug Information Association (DIA) Global Annual Meeting in San Diego. The DIA Annual Meeting gathers stakeholders across the drug development industry… Read More

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The pursuit of “real” patient data: A look at wearables and trackers

By On May 6, 2019

Despite the recent boom and popularity of wearable technology, it isn’t a new thing. Wearables in clinical research have been around since the 1950s to track activity and since the ‘70s to… Read More

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Bridging Research and Health Care: If We Don’t Do it, Someone Else Will

By On May 21, 2018

I recently had the honor and privilege of representing Imperial at the inaugural Bridging Clinical Research and Clinical Health Care conference in National Harbor, Maryland. It was interesting and worthwhile. The conference… Read More

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Patient Centricity: Tools to Apply To Clinical Trials

By On April 18, 2018

If you’re a professional in the clinical trial world, you have probably heard about patient centricity. It has been a top industry buzzword for the last few years. But patient centricity is… Read More

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The Role of Patient Engagement in the Transition from Lab to Clinic

By On January 17, 2018

The drug discovery and development process is a complex and challenging landscape, especially for the majority of small biopharmaceutical and medical device companies. It’s truly a survival of the fittest environment, fraught… Read More

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