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Patient Centricity, mHealth Top Themes at SCOPE Summit 2015

By Aaron Fleishman on Thu, Mar 5, 2015 | 4 min read

Patient Centricity, mHealth Themes at SCOPE 2015The 2015 annual SCOPE Summit for Clinical  Ops Executives was a tremendous success. It was great to see some of the clinical trial industry’s elite presenting on some amazing initiatives to raise awareness of clinical research. In thinking about all of the collaborative discussions that took place at the conference this year (and there were many), the following are three key takeaways that represent an exciting future for patient centricity within the clinical research industry.

Topics: Patient Centricity, mHealth, Conferences

Adaptive Patient Recruitment, Patient Engagement, and Global Site Selection: BBK Brings Expertise to 6th Annual SCOPE Summit

By BBK Worldwide on Fri, Feb 20, 2015 | 3 min read

BBK Worldwide is excited to participate in Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s annual SCOPE Summit for Clinical Ops Executives. Taking place February 24-26th in Orlando, FL, SCOPE will offer in depth discussions focused on issues related to each aspect of clinical trial planning and management, including: data integration, feasibility, site selection and management, patient engagement, recruitment and retention, mobile tech, project management, forecasting, quality (QbD) in trial conduct, risk-based monitoring, post-marketing studies, and pharmacovigilance.

Topics: Conferences

Consumer Electronics Show mHealth Recap

By Matthew Stumm on Fri, Jan 16, 2015 | 3 min read

This year’s Consumer Electronics (CES) show, which took place January 6 – 9 in Las Vegas, highlighted some of the latest and greatest in up-and-coming healthcare technology. The following is a recap of just a few of our favorites coming out of the show.

Topics: mHealth, Conferences

Breaking Through the Noise: Insights into Cutting-Edge Advertising in Clinical Research

By Matthew Stumm on Wed, Nov 5, 2014 | 5 min read

"I Wish I Had Breast Cancer"
Meet Kerry Harvey. 24 years old. And diagnosed with pancreatic cancer – a cancer with which she only has a 3% chance of living another 12 months. Kerry wants you to know that she suffers from “cancer envy” (Pancreatic Cancer Action). She never imagined she’d feel envious of someone suffering from breast cancer, a condition with an 85% survival rate, but Kerry faces the grim prognosis of metastatic pancreatic cancer, a condition with an average life expectancy of up to six months and one that only receives 1% of research funding.  

Yes, the strap line is hard hitting and may even offend someone but it does compel you to read on – which is what we need people to do if we are to change the fortunes of pancreatic cancer (Ali Stunt of Pancreatic Cancer Action).” 

Topics: Patient Advocacy, Branding and Advertising, Conferences

BBK Worldwide to Lead Sessions at Key September Events

By BBK Worldwide on Wed, Sep 3, 2014 | 2 min read

Embracing the hustle and bustle as summer comes to a close, BBK will be leading sessions at three key industry events beginning with Patient-Centered Clinical Trials 2014, to be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Boston, September 4-5. Patient recruitment experts Bonnie A. Brescia, Matthew Stumm, and Aaron Fleishman will share insights on the benefits of employing an effective patient engagement strategy, and how a variety of tactics - from media to mobile apps - can be used to drive study participation and overall trial success.

Topics: Conferences

BBK Worldwide Executives to Lead Key Talks, Unveil New Products at DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting

By BBK Worldwide on Thu, Jun 5, 2014 | 4 min read

BBK Worldwide, the leader in patient recruitment, will lead three key talks at the DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting, to be held at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif., June 15-19. The company will also demo new products and mobile apps at booth #2309. Session details are as follows:

Topics: Conferences

Spotlight: Partnerships in Clinical Trials

By Laura Mulhall on Fri, Mar 28, 2014 | 3 min read

What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas… Right? Well, not technically. Not in our case, anyway. 

Topics: Conferences, Patient Recruitment, Cultural Adaptation

An Inside Look at SCOPE 2014 and a Twitter Chat

By Aaron Fleishman on Fri, Jan 17, 2014 | 6 min read

As conference season approaches, we're gearing up to hit the road running - with our first stop in Miami, Fla., at Cambridge Healthtech Institute's Summit for Clinicial Ops Executives (SCOPE). In an effort to get ourselves and our industry colleagues prepared (and excited!), we thought a Twitter chat with our friends from CHI's SCOPE would be a great way to kick off this exciting time! The Twitter chat is scheduled for Tuesday, 21 Jan at 12 p.m. ET. We'll be talking about using social media for clinical trials, pharma and advocacy groups, and exploring some of the latest new technologies for the clinical R & D industry. Follow #SCOPEchat on Tuesday to join the conversation.

Topics: Social Media, Conferences

Bringing the Social Media Revolution to Patient Recruitment

By Jackie Shydlowski on Mon, Oct 28, 2013 | 2 min read

Earlier last week, we shared that we would be participating in the 5th Annual Health Care Social Media Summit (#MayoRagan) in Rochester, Minn. Hosted by Ragan Communications and the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media (#MCCSM), the event challenged conference goers to actively bring the social media revolution to health care.

Topics: Patient Recruitment, Social Media, Conferences

Part Two: Insights Into The DIA’s Patient Advocacy Program

By Aaron Fleishman on Thu, Sep 12, 2013 | 4 min read

This is the final installment of our interview with the Drug Information Association (DIA) about the their Patient Advocate Fellowship Program. To read part one of this two-part series, click here.

Topics: Patient Recruitment, Patient Advocacy, Conferences

 
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