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Five Facets of Good Site Enrollment Support for Clinical Trials

By BBK Worldwide on Fri, Feb 21, 2014 | 3 min read

Years ago sponsors generally believed that site enrollment support simply involved developing generic outreach materials, mailing them out to each site and perhaps holding a brief training session on how to use the materials. It’s no wonder most studies failed to enroll on time. Today, most patient enrollment specialists, including BBK, define site enrollment support in terms of five broad areas of action.

Topics: Patient Retention, Patient Recruitment

Global Streaming Radio for Patient Recruitment

By Sarah Mandracchia on Tue, Feb 11, 2014 | 2 min read

Streaming radio adoption has been astronomical around the world. People tune in every day on their phones, tablets, and desktops (BBK even has its very own Spotify playlist!). This gives you the perfect opportunity to get your clinical study in front of the right people – straight to their earbuds! Oh... did we forget to mention how cost-effective it is?

Topics: Patient Recruitment, Mobile Strategies, Technology

One Standard to Rule Them All...

By Matt Kibby on Tue, Jan 14, 2014 | 3 min read

Towards the end of the third age of our earth, great Internet browsers of power were forged by the tech smiths of Silicon Valley.

Topics: Patient Recruitment, Mobile Strategies, Technology

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

Is Amending the Patients’ Bill of Rights in Our Future? - Part Two

By Rob Laurens on Fri, Dec 20, 2013 | 5 min read

In the first part of this blog, we looked at how various Patients’ Bills of Rights – whether created by a state or by a health institution – have handled the idea of patients and clinical research. In this part, we pick up with questions related to the idea of ensuring patients are told about clinical trials for which they may be eligible.

Topics: Patient Recruitment, Disruptive Innovation

Is Amending the Patients’ Bill of Rights in Our Future? - Part One

By Rob Laurens on Wed, Dec 18, 2013 | 4 min read

This is the first of a two-part blog that looks at the extent to which a patient’s rights can and should include access to information about clinical trials for which they may be eligible.

Topics: Patient Recruitment, Disruptive Innovation

PharmaLive Interview with Matt Kibby on Study eBinder 3.0

By BBK Worldwide on Fri, Dec 6, 2013 | 5 min read

Our colleagues at PharmaLive interviewed Matt Kibby, principal, technology and innovation, about the release of Study eBinder 3.0, the latest generation of our clinical trial management tool for on-the-go study teams. Click here to access the interview, or read below…  

Topics: Patient Retention, Patient Recruitment, Disruptive Innovation, Technology

Moneyball – Part Two

By Matt Kibby on Wed, Nov 13, 2013 | 4 min read

Moneyball. It’s a gift that keeps on giving for me as a guy wrapped up in patient recruitment data. As an ex-patriot Brit, I must admit that it took me about 10 years to start to appreciate baseball, and it has taken another 10 to figure out just some of the intricacies. A seemingly simple game, it is filled with deeply meaningful and detailed subtexts, and perhaps it is not without irony then that the game lends itself so well to so many “sports-as-life” American metaphors.

Topics: Patient Recruitment, Technology, Site Selection

Can Dr. Seuss help you to enroll your study?

By BBKWorldwide on Mon, Nov 11, 2013 | 4 min read

Topics: Patient Recruitment, Technology, Site Selection

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

 
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