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Patient Recruitment and Retention

Do We Have a Performance Measurement Problem in Patient Recruitment?

By On March 17, 2017

It’s fairly well accepted in today’s clinical research environment that proactive strategies for driving enrollment in clinical trials are part of the complicated equation of success. According to a 2016 survey of… Read More

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Business Insights

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

Business Insights

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

spreading the word about clinical trials
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

protocol
Patient Recruitment and Retention

Getting Patient Recruitment Right from the Start: Planning Your Protocol

By On September 9, 2016

This is the first of two posts containing excerpts from our forthcoming ebook on proactive recruitment planning.  CenterWatch data tells us that in clinical trials, too many patients who volunteer don’t qualify, or… Read More

Life-Science Events

Top 5 Blog Posts from 2015

By On January 11, 2016

This week we’re taking a look back at our top 5 posts from 2015 (actually 6 since we had a tie-so you get one bonus post!) and reflecting on the themes and… Read More

patient enrollment
Patient Recruitment and Retention

7 Reasons for Patient Enrollment Challenges

By On November 24, 2015

In my last post I covered facts on enrollment delays from my latest ebook.  In this post I’m going to cover the seven most common reasons for these enrollment challenges. There are a… Read More

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Life-Science Events

Talking Recruitment with Small/Mid BioPharm CMOs at CMO Summit – West

By On November 12, 2015

I had the honor of attending and presenting at the CMO Summit – West earlier this week in Burlingame, CA. Attended by 75-80 industry executives – primarily consisting of Chief Medical Officers,… Read More

site partnerships
Patient Recruitment and Retention

Cultivating Site Partnerships for Maximum Recruitment Success

By On October 13, 2015

There is a lot of emphasis today on the relationship between sites, sponsors and their CRO partners. Site sustainability and strong partnerships that help cultivate the success of clinical research sites is… Read More

big data for site identification; big data for patient recruitment
Patient Recruitment and Retention

2015: The State of Big Data for Patient Recruitment, Part 2

By On July 17, 2015

Focus on: Study Feasibility, Site Identification, and Patient Recruitment A 3-Part Series The shift of the clinical research industry into a more data-driven type of approach towards the planning and execution of… Read More