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2021: A Look Inside Our Crystal Ball (part two)

By Elizabeth Gargill on Tue, Dec 22, 2020 | 7 min read

 

For part two of our Crystal Ball series, we asked a few more of our industry experts to comment on the clinical research landscape and to share their predictions for 2021.

Rob Laurens, Principal, RSG Services

 

Do you think a lot of the travel services rapidly deployed in response to COVID-19 will remain in effect? Will they become part of the standard offering?

Undoubtedly, many of the extraordinary support services deployed as a means to directly respond to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on clinical trial participant travel not only will remain available after the distribution and anticipated positive impact of vaccines, but also will be enhanced to serve the needs of a redefined approach and capabilities for clinical trial conduct by sponsors and CROs. 

Topics: BBK Worldwide, Patient Engagement, Patient Travel, Patient Experience, Patient Enrollment, Rob Laurens, Aaron Fleishman, Clinical Trial Patient Travel, Decentralized Trials, Virtual, Hybrid Trials, 2021 Predictions, 2021

Survey Reveals Site Perspectives on Clinical Trial Services

By Elizabeth Gargill on Tue, Dec 1, 2020 | 2 min read

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

Topics: Clinical Trials, Pharma15 Live!, Study Voices, COVID-19, Matt Kibby, Aaron Fleishman, Decentralized Trials, Virtual, Study Voices 2020, Surveys, Site Voice, Hybrid Trials

Ready, Set, Go Virtual!

By Elizabeth Gargill on Tue, Oct 6, 2020 | 2 min read

 

Ready, Set, Go Virtual!

New virtual engagement solutions are delivering patients the convenience and immediacy they want in their healthcare experience. Solutions that support decentralized or hybrid trials, like BBK’s virtual RSG® Card, are helping to remove some of the barriers to clinical trial participation that patients cite as the most challenging.

As a matter of fact, in BBK's recent Study Voices 2020 survey, patients selected "immediate reimbursement for study-related expenses" as the most important solution influencing their decision to participate in a clinical trial.

Topics: Patient Engagement, Patient Experience, Study Voices, Patient Reimbursement, RSG Card, Clinical Trial Innovations, Decentralized Trials, Virtual, Stipends

How Clinical Trial Sponsors Are Responding to COVID-19

By David Fleishman on Fri, Jul 24, 2020 | 7 min read

 

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.

 

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

 
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