BBK Worldwide® Blog

Agree or Disagree: We are Past the Era of Hype in Digital Health

Posted by BBK Worldwide on Tue, Aug 7, 2018

When it comes to digital health, do you believe that we are past the era of hype and into the era of adoption? Is there a degree of skepticism that still inhibits the wider adoption of digital health solutions in clinical research and healthcare?

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Topics: Patient Recruitment, Digital Health, Digital Platforms, Pharma15 Live!

Clinical Trial Advertisers: Take Note of These Digital Trends

Posted by BBK Worldwide on Tue, Jun 5, 2018

The way people consume media is changing. With a projected 237.6 million estimated smartphone users by the end of 2018 in the United States alone (an increase of 13.3 million users from last year), the way people are accessing information is increasingly going mobile. Additionally, the Pew Research Center suggests that 64 percent of Americans between the ages 50 to 64 are using social media, preferring mediums like Facebook and YouTube. While the clinical trial industry is known to be slow in adopting newer technologies, the implications of these observed trends for patient recruitment speak for themselves. To get a closer look at the impact of digital media on clinical trial advertising, we spoke with our Director of Media and Research Sarah Mandracchia for her insights on some of the tactics and strategies that are shaping direct-to-consumer outreach in 2018.

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Topics: Advertising, Clinical Research, Clinical Trials, Digital Platforms

eConsent: A Patient-Centric Perspective

Posted by BBK on Thu, Nov 30, 2017

When patients find themselves interacting with information about their health and well-being, it is the responsibility of healthcare professionals to ensure that these interactions are as meaningful and productive as they can be. In this regard, the informed consent process is among the most important facets of clinical research currently undergoing a digital transformation, and pharmaceutical companies must continue to adopt eConsent across the board.

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Topics: Clinical Research, Clinical Trials, Informed Consent, Digital Health, Digital Platforms