patient recruitment for clinical trials

Patient Recruitment for Alzheimer’s: A Red Carpet Event

In the United States alone, more than 5 million people over age 65 have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Today there is still no cure, but there is hope. More than 79 compounds are in clinical development for Alzheimer’s and other cognitive related diseases.

Faced with the challenge of motivating the at-risk population to get free memory testing, one clinical trial site had the novel idea of hosting a free movie and memory screening event.


Start Recruitment Before Site Initiation

If patient recruitment difficulties account for up to 80% of study delays, why not take advantage of the time before the site initiation visit (SIV) to prepare the site for patient enrollment?  At CHI’s Summit for Clinical Ops Executives (SCOPE) January 24th-26th in Miami, UBC will share a new approach to optimizing study start-up by utilizing ten proven pre-enrollment tactics.


Revving Up For Fall

When the August heat has you running for the pool, and it seems like the whole world is on vacation, it can be hard to think ahead to fall. However, when it comes to patient recruitment for clinical research, this is a very important time.


Does Your Recruitment Strategy Need Re-Routing? 4 Questions to Ask

I moved to Boston recently, and I’m still figuring out the lay of the land. Even when I’m sure of my destination, my app usually re-routes me and I sometimes find a shorter way to get there.

The same can be said for clinical trial recruitment strategies.  In the summer months, we find that a lot of our clients are re-assessing. How is the study tracking to its milestones? What goals have been communicated to senior management?



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