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Decentralized Clinical Trials: The Patient Perspective – Part 2

Posted by Elizabeth Gargill on Thu, Sep 30, 2021

 

Getting Decentralized Right

What Matters to Patients

In Part 2 of our two-part interview with Phil Kelly, we delve further into the patient perspective on decentralized clinical trials. We ask Phil Kelly to share his thoughts on patient needs, tools, technologies, and the patient experience.

If you are conducting a decentralized clinical trial or planning for one, this is a must-see segment, with valuable insight to leverage for success.

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Topics: Patient, Pharma15 Live!, Most Viewed, Patient Voice, Patient Centric, Decentralized Clinical Trials, Phil Kelly

Decentralized Clinical Trials: The Patient Perspective – Part 1

Posted by Elizabeth Gargill on Tue, Sep 14, 2021

 

Getting Decentralized Right

What Matters to Patients

We know the industry is ready to embrace decentralized clinical trials. But what about patients? What do they think about decentralized clinical trials? What elements are important to them? And what should sponsors consider when designing such trials?

To dig deep, we spoke one-on-one with Phil Kelly, a bladder cancer patient and advocate. He shares his experience and insight in Part 1 of this two-part series on the patient perspective.

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Topics: Patient, Pharma15 Live!, Most Viewed, Patient Voice, Patient Centric, Decentralized Clinical Trials, Phil Kelly

One-on-One with BBK Worldwide Director of Tech Experience Dena Raffa

Posted by Elizabeth Gargill on Tue, Jul 27, 2021

One-on-One with BBK Worldwide Director of Tech Experience Dena Raffa 

There's no question that digital technology is changing the way we engage with patients and altering expectations for the patient experience. As part of our Pharma15 Live! series, we sat down with BBK's Director of Tech Experience Dena Raffa to get her perspective on current trends.

Raffa has been instrumental in many of BBK's software solutions and digital technologies, and most recently she has led the development of BBK's new patient engagement portal - a first of its kind for clinical trial participants.

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Topics: Technology, Patient Experience, Pharma15 Live!, Dena Raffa, Tech Experience

Coordination to Creation: Initiating a New Study Partnership

Posted by Danielle Frate on Wed, Jun 16, 2021

 

 

PHARMA15 LIVE!

Coordination to Creation: Initiating a New Study Partnership

We often hear about unburdening patients and site staff during clinical trial participation – but what about unburdening sponsors during the clinical trial lifecycle? As BBK Worldwide® Creative Director for Strategic Services, I assist in prescribing the programs and services that best align with the protocol to support a study’s participants on an individual basis. From there, my team and I work closely with our account executives to seamlessly bring our full-service study support from proposal to coordination to creation.

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Topics: Pharma15 Live!, Danielle Frate, Alexia Medici

Improving Diversity and Inclusion in Clinical Trials

Posted by Elizabeth Gargill on Tue, Apr 27, 2021

Improving Diversity and Inclusion in Clinical Trials

One-on-One with Advarra

Get an IRB's perspective on improving diversity and inclusion in clinical trials by watching our interview with Michele Russell-Einhorn, Chief Compliance Officer and Institutional Official at Advarra.

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Topics: Pharma15 Live!, Most Viewed, Institutional Review Board, IRB, Advarra, Michele Russell-Einhorn, Jessica Kim, Diversity, Inclusion

What Patients Think About Hybrid and Decentralized Clinical Trials

Posted by Elizabeth Gargill on Mon, Mar 29, 2021

PHARMA15 LIVE!

How Do Patients Feel About Hybrid
and Decentralized Clinical Trials?

What Are Must-Haves for
a Positive Patient Experience?

Patient advocates take center stage in this Pharma15 Live! overtime segment and share their thoughts on hybrid and decentralized clinical trials.

 

Moderated by BBK Worldwide® Founding Principal Bonnie A. Brescia, this segment continues the conversation from a Patients as Partners Europe panel and answers questions asked by study sponsors in attendance.

 

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Topics: Pharma15 Live!, Patient Voice, Bonnie A. Brescia, Patient Perspective, Patients, Patients as Partners

Survey Reveals Site Perspectives on Clinical Trial Services

Posted by Elizabeth Gargill on Tue, Dec 1, 2020

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

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Topics: Clinical Trials, Pharma15 Live!, Most Viewed, Study Voices, COVID-19, Matt Kibby, Aaron Fleishman, Decentralized Trials, Study Voices 2020, Hybrid Trials

Managing Patient Travel as Countries and Study Sites Reopen

Posted by Elizabeth Gargill on Wed, Jul 29, 2020

The Road to Reopening

In our newest Pharma15 Live! episode, Principal of RSG Services Rob Laurens provides guidance on managing clinical trial patient travel as COVID-19 restrictions ease and countries and study sites start to reopen.

Rob answers common questions and highlights the advantages of thoughtful pre-planning and contingency preparation. Watch now and discover strategies clinical trial sponsors can leverage to maximize patient safety and engagement during COVID-19 and beyond.

 

Download the eBook

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Because there's a lot to consider in terms of managing patient travel as COVID-19 restrictions ease, we've captured guidance in a special eBook to download and review at your convenience.

 

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Topics: Patient Engagement, Patient Travel, Pharma15 Live!, Patient Enrollment, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Rob Laurens

Pharma15 Live! Director’s Chair

Posted by Aaron Fleishman on Fri, Jul 17, 2020

 

As the director and one of the producers of Pharma15 Live! I wanted to share with you some insights into what we’ve learned through an amazing three seasons! First of all, if you were to tell me at the beginning of our series that it would even last three seasons, I’d tell you I’d be shocked – but nonetheless here we are and it’s been great!

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Topics: Pharma15 Live!, COVID-19, Matt Kibby, Aaron Fleishman, Craig Lipset, Advarra, Season Three, Michele Russell-Einhorn, Dan Sfera, Ray Dorsey, MD

The Impact of COVID-19 on Clinical Trials: Where Are We? And Where Are We Going?

Posted by Aaron Fleishman, Director, Market Development on Tue, Jun 23, 2020

As the country goes through the phases of reopening, what does that mean for the patient and site experience in clinical trials? PharmaTalkRadio’s Valerie Bowling discusses the future of clinical trials with Ray Dorsey, MD, Matt Kibby, and Craig Lipset in this feature podcast.

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Topics: Clinical Trials, Pharma15 Live!, COVID-19, Matt Kibby, Craig Lipset, Decentralized Trials, Conference Forum