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Study Voices 2020: Survey Findings Vol. 1

By Elizabeth Gargill on Tue, Sep 29, 2020 | 2 min read

 

During the last two weeks of August we surveyed more than 1,200 healthcare consumers, medical professionals, and members of the pharmaceutical industry for their perspectives on topics impacting today's healthcare consumer.

The findings provide a unique look at current attitudes and behaviors that inform the patient experience. They provide clinical trial sponsors with a snapshot of a critical moment in time when we're seeing the rise of telehealth, the adoption of decentralized and hybrid trials, and heightened awareness of clinical research. They also reveal new opportunities and challenges ahead for clinical trial enrollment and engagement.

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Topics: Patient Experience, Study Voices, Healthcare Consumer, Survey, Clinical Trial Innovations, COVID-19, Telehealth

Jessica Kim Named to PharmaVOICE 100 for Her Leadership and Expertise

By Elizabeth Gargill on Tue, Sep 1, 2020 | 2 min read

 

BBK Worldwide is honored to announce that our Creative Director for Patient Experience and Engagement, Jessica Kim, has been named to the 2020 PharmaVOICE 100 list of the most inspiring people in the life sciences industry as a patient champion. The award recognizes Ms. Kim for how she inspires and motivates those around her, her influence as a corporate leader, and her positive impact on the industry through her actions.

Topics: Patient Engagement, Patient Enrollment, Study-life Balance, PharmaVOICE, Jessica Kim, PharmaVOICE 100

Rob Laurens Discusses Navigating Patient Travel During COVID-19 with Outsourcing-Pharma

By Elizabeth Gargill on Wed, Aug 19, 2020 | 3 min read

 

Earlier this week, Principal of RSG Services Rob Laurens went one-on-one with Outsourcing-Pharma to discuss challenges associated with patient travel as COVID-19 restrictions ease.

In this in-depth interview, Rob addresses the importance of contingency planning, lessons learned, and the long-term impact of COVID-19 on patient travel. He also provides insight into services and resources that clinical trial sponsors can leverage to maximize patient safety and engagement during COVID-19 and beyond. Click here to read the full article.

Topics: Patient Travel, Patient Travel Programs, RSG Arrive, COVID-19, Rob Laurens, RSG Services, Outsourcing-Pharma

Managing Patient Travel as Countries and Study Sites Reopen

By Elizabeth Gargill on Wed, Jul 29, 2020 | 2 min read

The Road to Reopening

In our newest Pharma15 Live! episode, Principal of RSG Services Rob Laurens provides guidance on managing clinical trial patient travel as COVID-19 restrictions ease and countries and study sites start to reopen.

Rob answers common questions and highlights the advantages of thoughtful pre-planning and contingency preparation. Watch now and discover strategies clinical trial sponsors can leverage to maximize patient safety and engagement during COVID-19 and beyond.

 

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Because there's a lot to consider in terms of managing patient travel as COVID-19 restrictions ease, we've captured guidance in a special eBook to download and review at your convenience.

 

Topics: Patient Engagement, Patient Travel, Pharma15 Live!, Patient Enrollment, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Rob Laurens

Bonus Content: COVID-19 and Beyond Virtual Town Hall

By Elizabeth Gargill on Tue, May 26, 2020 | 2 min read

More of Your Questions Answered

In this special video clip, industry innovators Aaron Fleishman and Craig Lipset answer some of the overflow questions from our Virtual Town Hall on maintaining clinical trial momentum during COVID-19 and beyond.

This 20-minute segment features answers to your questions relating to:

  • Implementation of decentralized trials
  • Impact of COVID-19 on enrollment of healthy volunteers
  • Biggest concerns for clinicians around remote contact with patients
  • Advancing decentralized trials while not leaving behind people without access to reliable internet, electronic devices, or digital savvy
  • Validating new digital endpoints for decentralized trials
  • Impact of telemedicine and other decentralized trial approaches on  monitoring and source data verification (SDV)

 

Topics: Webinars, Clinical Trials, Pharma15 Live!, COVID-19, Aaron Fleishman, Craig Lipset

Watch Now: COVID-19 and Beyond Virtual Town Hall

By Elizabeth Gargill on Tue, May 19, 2020 | 1 min read

Driven by audience questions, industry innovators Aaron Fleishman and Craig Lipset discuss maintaining clinical trial momentum during COVID-19 and beyond during our recent virtual town hall.

Watch now to gain insight into overcoming patient enrollment and engagement challenges while supporting study continuity. Learn how to minimize clinical trial disruption with solutions for all stages of study activity – planning, enrolling, and even restarting.

Topics: Webinars, Clinical Trials, Pharma15 Live!, COVID-19, Aaron Fleishman, Craig Lipset

"COVID-19 and Beyond" Virtual Town Hall

By Elizabeth Gargill on Wed, May 6, 2020 | 1 min read

"COVID-19 and Beyond" Virtual Town Hall - May 14, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m. ET

Join industry innovators Craig Lipset and Aaron Fleishman for a virtual town hall to discuss maintaining clinical trial momentum during COVID-19 and beyond. Register now.

Topics: Webinars, Clinical Trials, Pharma15 Live!, COVID-19, Aaron Fleishman, Craig Lipset

What and When to Submit to the IRB?

By Elizabeth Gargill on Wed, Apr 29, 2020 | 1 min read

Insights from Advarra on Managing Changes to Patient Enrollment & Engagement due to COVID-19

Get an IRB's perspective on managing clinical trial enrollment modifications due to COVID-19 by watching our interview with Michele Russell-Einhorn, Chief Compliance Officer and Institutional Official, Advarra.

Topics: Patient Engagement, Pharma15 Live!, COVID-19, Clinical Trial Enrollment, Institutional Review Board, Rob Laurens, IRB

Maintaining Clinical Trial Momentum during COVID-19 and Beyond

By Elizabeth Gargill on Thu, Apr 23, 2020 | 1 min read

In our latest Pharma15 Live! COVID-19 special report, BBK's President Matt Kibby introduces a new framework for helping clinical trial sponsors maintain study momentum during COVID-19 and beyond.

The framework features strategies for minimizing disruption during four key stages of the study lifecycle.

Topics: Patient Engagement, Pharma15 Live!, Patient Enrollment, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Matt Kibby

Ramping Up Patient & Site Engagement during COVID-19

By Elizabeth Gargill on Tue, Apr 14, 2020 | 6 min read

 

Guidance to Help Respond to Immediate Challenges 

As the COVID-19 outbreak challenges clinical trial sponsors, we’ve identified efforts to support patient and site engagement -  helping to minimize clinical trial disruption and keep timelines intact. Some efforts respond to FDA guidance on conducting clinical trials during the COVID-19 pandemic while others respond to challenges introduced by travel restrictions, infection risks, enhanced site burden, and protocol deviations.

Topics: Patient Engagement, Site Engagement, RSG Arrive, COVID-19

 
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