Five Essentials for Global Patient Reimbursement

By Andre Briola on Fri, May 16, 2014 | 2 min read

Reimbursing patients should be easy. Yet, often enough, it is one of the most challenging programs for sponsors to implement. When comparing reimbursement options, make sure your program isn't lacking these five essentials.

Topics: Patient Retention, Patient Recruitment, Mobile Strategies, Technology

BBK Worldwide to Participate In Sanofi US Collaborate | Innovate Challenge

By BBK Worldwide on Wed, May 7, 2014 | 3 min read

$100,000 to Be Awarded to Team with Most Novel Approach to Better Patient Health

BBK Worldwide Founding Principal Bonnie A. Brescia will serve as a judge in Sanofi US's "Partners in Patient Health" and North America R&D Hub Collaborate | Innovate Challenge at Sanofi US headquarters in New Jersey on Friday, May 9. The Challenge is designed to foster collaboration between non-profit organizations and academic institutions with a common purpose, and to promote sharing of complementary resources to propose new and novel approaches that translate patient insights into improvements in the drug development process. The winning team will receive $100,000 and have access to additional mentoring and guidance through Sanofi US. 

Topics: Disruptive Innovation, Patient Advocacy, Technology

Patient Recruitment for Pediatric Studies Just Got Easier

By BBK Worldwide on Fri, May 2, 2014 | 2 min read

Pediatric studies are often difficult to enroll. And once the first-patient-in date has passed and the enrollment clock starts ticking, your difficult-to-enroll study can quickly become in peril of missing its planned last-patient-in date. BBK Worldwide has extensive experience bolstering enrollment efforts even after first-patient-in. Today, we're sharing a few pediatric case studies that achieved enrollment despite a slow start.

Topics: Patient Recruitment, Mobile Strategies, Technology

New Online Platforms for Site Engagement

By Aaron Fleishman on Tue, Apr 15, 2014 | 3 min read

Social media and other digital platforms have become a popular tactic for clinical trial patient recruitment. It's taken our industry some time to get on board, but Rome wasn't built in a day, and slow and steady can, in fact, win the race. We've written plenty of blogs about social media for patient-centric recruitment, so now, I'm going to throw you a curveball and talk about new platforms for site engagement. From enrollment tips to keep your site staff engaged, to helping your sites build an online presence, these digital communications tools can help! Here are three outlets you should consider for site engagement.

Topics: BBK Worldwide, Patient Recruitment, Technology

Patient Recruitment in Asia

By Jackie Shydlowski on Fri, Apr 11, 2014 | 2 min read

This blog contains an excerpt from Scrip Asia 100’s article, "Asian Patient Recruitment Comes of Age," which features Bonnie A. Brescia, founding principal, BBK Worldwide. Click here to download the full article.

Topics: BBK Worldwide, Patient Recruitment, Technology

Three Blogs You Need to Read

By BBK Worldwide on Tue, Apr 8, 2014 | 7 min read

This month, we've rounded up our most popular blogs, ranging from building and maintaining advocacy relationships to the correlation between advertising efforts and enrollment rates. Here are some of the latest ideas in patient recruitment happening at BBK Worldwide.

Topics: BBK Worldwide, Patient Recruitment, Technology

A Conversation About Clinical Trial Privacy Considerations and Advertising Efficacy - Part I

By Joan F. Bachenheimer on Fri, Mar 21, 2014 | 7 min read

This is part one of a two-part series by Joan F. Bachenheimer, founding principal, and Matt Kibby, principal, technology and innovation, BBK Worldwide.

Topics: Patient Recruitment, TrialCentralNet, Technology, Metrics and Reporting, Site Selection

Contingency Planning for Patient Recruitment

By BBK Worldwide on Tue, Mar 11, 2014 | 3 min read

As your study unfolds, you’re collecting millions of data points through a patient recruitment management system. Your study is probably generating more data than any member of any site staff has time to review. Assuming you’re asking the right questions, what then happens to all that actionable knowledge generated by your patient recruitment management system? What’s critical is that those reading the data are experienced with using metrics in the context of clinical studies. After all, clinical trial sponsors rely on them to turn raw data into thoughtful analysis and cost-effective recommendations.

Topics: BBK Worldwide, Patient Recruitment, Technology

BBK Worldwide Announces BIO Notifier® Plus

By Jackie Shydlowski on Mon, Mar 3, 2014 | 4 min read

Matchmaking Success for Global Clinical Trial Enrollment

Topics: BBK Worldwide, Patient Recruitment, Technology

It’s Rare Disease Day®: Join Together for Better Care

By Rob Laurens on Fri, Feb 28, 2014 | 3 min read

As a patient recruitment company, it’s elementary (though not always obvious to the casual observer) that, with extremely few exceptions, we deal only with the hard-to-enroll studies. Further, it’s not out of the ordinary for us to tackle the (seemingly) impossible-to-enroll studies. So, rare diseases are not uncommon to us, being that they often fall into the latter category of recruit-ability. Indeed, BBK Worldwide (BBK) has had a great deal of experience with rare disease studies. And, if there’s such a thing as a therapeutic category that inspires us more than any other, it’s this one.

Topics: BBK Worldwide, Patient Recruitment, Technology

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