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In a new Outsourcing-Pharma interview, Elizabeth Gargill discusses why clinical trial innovation matters more now than ever

By BBK Worldwide on Fri, Oct 23, 2020 | 4 min read

 

Earlier this week, Elizabeth Gargill went one-on-one with Outsourcing-Pharma, discussing findings from BBK's recent Study Voices survey that reveal shifts in healthcare consumer attitudes and behaviors since the onset of COVID-19. In this in-depth interview, Elizabeth discusses why clinical trial innovation is more important now than ever and how clinical trial sponsors can leverage the survey findings to enhance their enrollment and engagement efforts.

Topics: Patient Engagement, Clinical Trials, Study Voices, Healthcare Consumer, Survey, Clinical Trial Innovations, Clinical Trial Enrollment, Study-life Balance, Outsourcing-Pharma, Telehealth

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

BBK Worldwide Showcases Its Commitment to Innovation at DPharm 2020

By Aaron Fleishman on Fri, Sep 18, 2020 | 2 min read

 

DPharm. It's one of my favorite conferences that I look forward to each year. This year we will be virtual September 22-23, but still the same great energy and excitement. DPharm is a standout event that challenges and reports on innovation, with the goal of shaking up the way we conduct clinical trials so that we can reduce patient / physician burden and create greater efficiencies.

Topics: Disruptive Innovation, Conferences, Patient Experience, Study Voices, 2020 Events, Clinical Trial Innovations, COVID-19, DPHARM

COVID-19 Response Teaches Industry That Investing in Patient Partnership Is Key to All Research Endeavors

By Joan F. Bachenheimer, Founding Principal, CEO on Thu, May 28, 2020 | 6 min read

 

Rapid Adoption of Patient-centric Innovation Seen as Positive Outcome of COVID-19 Research Collaborations

While COVID-19 has severely affected many industries, scientific pursuit for a host of medical conditions is also threatened by sharply negative effects of the pandemic on clinical research for non-COVID-19-related pursuits. This is evidenced by an industry-reported 65 percent decline in new patient study enrollment in March 2020 relative to March 2019. The industry is adapting by borrowing from the zealous approach associated with COVID-19 research by deploying extraordinary collaboration and patient-centric services to achieve timelines for as many studies as possible.

Topics: Patient Centricity, Clinical Research, Clinical Trials, Clinical Trial Innovations, COVID-19, Joan F. Bachenheimer

5 Innovations Shaking Up Clinical Trial Patient Recruitment

By Elizabeth Gargill on Tue, Mar 10, 2020 | 4 min read

 

For clinical trial sponsors, staying on top of the latest innovations can be a challenge, especially in an industry historically slow to adapt to change. But experts warn of the risk of falling behind, especially in light of advancing technologies that are impacting clinical trial enrollment and engagement.

While you may not be ready to embrace the use of a virtual self-service hologram—greeting patients in the doctor’s office with information about a clinical trial—there are a few key innovations that all clinical trial sponsors should keep on their radar. Below, we highlight three that are driving significant change.

 

Topics: Wearables, Patient Experience, Voice Assistants, Patient Portals, Call Centers, At-home Visits, Clinical Trial Innovations

 
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