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Survey Reveals Site Perspectives on Clinical Trial Services

Posted by Elizabeth Gargill on Tue, Dec 1, 2020

What do doctors and nurses think about solutions designed to make clinical trials easier to conduct? Are they helpful? Do they alleviate burdens? And which ones do they prefer?

In this special Pharma15 Live! segment, BBK Worldwide® industry experts Matt Kibby and Aaron Fleishman discuss recent Study Voices survey results that shed light on this topic. They examine doctor and nurse perspectives on services designed to provide support in conducting clinical trials — including services for virtual, hybrid, and decentralized clinical trials.

“We were looking at whether or not doctors and nurses at sites that were conducting clinical trials would appreciate different types of services that assist with their ability to conduct them."

-Matt Kibby, Principal, President, BBK Worldwide

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Topics: Clinical Trials, Pharma15 Live!, Most Viewed, Study Voices, COVID-19, Matt Kibby, Aaron Fleishman, Decentralized Trials, Study Voices 2020, Hybrid Trials

Clinical Trial Innovation: More Important Now Than Ever

Posted by Elizabeth Gargill on Thu, Nov 19, 2020

 

Clinical Trial Innovation: More Important Now Than Ever

A new survey gives voice to the healthcare consumer in the wake of COVID-19 and highlights the importance of innovation in clinical trial patient enrollment and engagement.

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New data provides clinical trial sponsors with the information they need to confidently embrace innovative solutions in response to COVID-19. The Study Voices 2020* survey reflects perspectives from patients, medical professionals, and members of the pharmaceutical industry. The findings reveal shifts in attitudes and behaviors since the onset of COVID-19 – insight that clinical trial sponsors can leverage for enrollment and engagement efforts, including for hybrid and virtual study models.

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Topics: Patient Engagement, Patient Experience, Healthcare Consumer, COVID-19, International Clinical Trials, Patient Voice, Telehealth, Elizabeth Gargill, Study Voices 2020, Surveys, Site Voice, Publications

Why It’s Now Easier than Ever to Engage with Patients Wherever They Are

Posted by Elizabeth Gargill on Thu, Oct 15, 2020

 

Clinical trial sponsors now have access to several new solutions that make it possible to engage with patients wherever they are now more important than ever before as trials shift to hybrid and decentralized models.

Sponsors can transform their clinical trials with engagement solutions that prioritize patient care and convenience, helping maintain study momentum during COVID-19 and beyond.

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Topics: Apps, Patient Experience, Study Voices, Patient Reimbursement, Patient Portals, Clinical Trial Innovations, COVID-19, Medication Delivery, In-home Nurse Visits

Study Voices 2020: Survey Findings Vol. 1

Posted by Elizabeth Gargill on Tue, Sep 29, 2020

 

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

Posted by Aaron Fleishman on Fri, Sep 18, 2020

 

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.

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

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

Posted by Elizabeth Gargill on Wed, Aug 19, 2020

 

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.

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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

Posted by Elizabeth Gargill on Wed, Jul 29, 2020

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.

 

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

How Clinical Trial Sponsors Are Responding to COVID-19

Posted by David Fleishman on Fri, Jul 24, 2020

 

We recently sat down with BBK’s Director of Accounts David Fleishman to discuss his experience working with clinical trial sponsors during the COVID-19 outbreak. It’s clear from our conversation that many clinical trial sponsors have had to quickly pivot in response to COVID-19 and are now facing the challenge of adapting to a new normal.

 

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Topics: Patient Engagement, Patient Enrollment, COVID-19, David Fleishman, Virtual

Pharma15 Live! Director’s Chair

Posted by Aaron Fleishman on Fri, Jul 17, 2020

 

As the director and one of the producers of Pharma15 Live! I wanted to share with you some insights into what we’ve learned through an amazing three seasons! First of all, if you were to tell me at the beginning of our series that it would even last three seasons, I’d tell you I’d be shocked – but nonetheless here we are and it’s been great!

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Topics: Pharma15 Live!, COVID-19, Matt Kibby, Aaron Fleishman, Craig Lipset, Advarra, Season Three, Michele Russell-Einhorn, Dan Sfera, Ray Dorsey, MD

Listening to the Patient Voice Is More Important Now Than Ever Before

Posted by BBK Worldwide on Tue, Jun 30, 2020

 

As we navigate COVID-19 and beyond, understanding the patient voice is critical to overcoming clinical trial enrollment and engagement challenges. Our Study Voices infographic series sheds light on the patient voice, providing clinical trial sponsors with insight to help enhance the patient experience.

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Topics: Patient Engagement, Patient Enrollment, COVID-19, Patient Voice, Infographics