BBK Worldwide Makes Patient Engagement Easier with New mHealth Apps

By BBK Worldwide on Tue, Jun 17, 2014 | 6 min read

Underscoring its Commitment to Patient Advocacy and Care, My Clinical Study BuddySM Mobile Apps to Help Boost Patient Engagement

Mobile Apps to Streamline Valuable Resource and Information Sharing, Better Connect Advocacy Groups, Pharmaceutical Sponsors and Patients

DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting, SAN DIEGO, Calif. and BOSTON, Mass., June 16, 2014--BBK Worldwide, a leading clinical trial marketing firm, today unveiled two new mobile apps for patient and site engagement, My Clinical Study BuddySM and My Clinical Study BuddySM Protocol Pointers Edition. Available for Apple® and Android mobile phones and tablets, both apps are available today on iTunes® and the Google Play store and are being demoed at this week's DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting at the San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, Calif., June 16-19 at BBK booth #2309.

Topics: Patient Engagement, mHealth, Physician Engagement, Technology

Patient Retention and Compliance in Pediatric Clinical Studies

By BBK on Wed, Apr 30, 2014 | 3 min read

It's not new to say that parents want the best for their kids – from education, opportunities, healthcare, and beyond. The same notion holds true in pediatric clinical studies.

Topics: Patient Retention, mHealth, Pediatric Studies

Technology and Innovation in Patient Recruitment for Clinical Trials

By Matt Kibby on Tue, Jan 7, 2014 | 4 min read

I tell my team that anything is possible within programming. Well. Maybe not anything. I mean – a computer can’t win the Olympic 100-meter dash for one! But when it comes to the programming world – there are always multiple ways of molding any innovative idea (new business requirements) into a working model (product).

Topics: Patient Recruitment, TrialCentralNet, mHealth, Technology

BBK Worldwide Announces Study eBinder Clinical Trial Management Tool

By BBK Worldwide on Fri, Nov 22, 2013 | 2 min read

Customized Apple® iPad AirTM Enhances Doctor-Patient Interactions in Clinical Trials

Topics: mHealth, Physician Engagement, Mobile Strategies, Technology

mHealth for Patient Recruitment and Engagement in Clinical Trials

By Aaron Fleishman on Mon, Sep 16, 2013 | 4 min read

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services defines mHealth as “the use of mobile and wireless devices to improve health outcomes, healthcare services, and health research.” At BBK, we call it a priority.

Topics: Patient Recruitment, Patient Engagement, mHealth

BBK's Patient Engagement App Recognized by Web Health Awards

By Matthew Stumm on Wed, Aug 7, 2013 | 2 min read

Health Info Gizmo and are Recognized for Excellence in Mobile Application Resource and e-Business

Topics: Patient Engagement, mHealth, Awards

Fostering Enduring Relationships Using Dynamic Mobile Apps

By Aaron Fleishman on Fri, May 10, 2013 | 3 min read

Collaboration Key to Advancing Clinical Trial Research

BBK Worldwide, a global leader in patient recruitment, has launched Health Info Gizmo (the Gizmo), a mobile vehicle used to inform, educate, and engage patient audiences about clinical trials, and in the process, foster long-term relationships between advocacy groups and the pharmaceutical industry. By leveraging the power of collaboration, the Gizmo provides clinical trial sponsors with opportunities to engage and partner with patient advocacy organizations to advance clinical research. “Advocacy groups are hesitant to assist in the promotion of clinical trials for fear that their involvement may smatter of endorsement of one company or therapeutic direction over another,” said Aaron B. Fleishman, leader of BBK’s social innovation group. “The interesting dilemma is that, more than ever, advocacy groups want to help their constituencies by encouraging awareness of clinical trials.”

Topics: mHealth, Patient Advocacy, Social Media, Mobile Strategies

mHealth Apps for Patient Recruitment

By Aaron Fleishman on Wed, Nov 7, 2012 | 4 min read

When you think about it, using apps for patient recruitment is a no brainer. Just like with most communications, you have to appeal to your audience. So here’s a little story on how we came to the realization that we needed to build apps.

Topics: Patient Recruitment, Patient Engagement, mHealth

Mobile Devices and the New Digital Frontier for Pharma

By Matthew Stumm on Mon, Aug 1, 2011 | 2 min read

Matthew Stumm, head of BBK Worldwide's creative and media team, comments on the profound impact that consumer electronics and healthcare-related information sources are having on drug development in the June issue of European Pharmaceutical Contractor. Stumm notes how important timely patient recruitment is for unlocking drug franchise success and advises sponsors to adapt to the way patients and physicians utilize mobile devices and social media.

Topics: Patient Engagement, mHealth, Mobile Strategies

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