BBK Worldwide® Blog

Prioritizing the Patient Voice with Hybrid Clinical Trials

Posted by Elizabeth Gargill on Tue, Mar 8, 2022

 

New survey findings reveal the importance of offering patients choice when it comes to improving clinical trial diversity, access, and engagement.

Patients want options, or choice, when it comes to clinical trial participation. New data from a recent Study Voices survey reveals the impact choice can have on participation. The findings empower clinical trial sponsors to shift from traditional clinical trial models to hybrid models with confidence.

 

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Topics: Most Viewed, Study Voices, Aaron Fleishman, International Clinical Trials, Surveys, Hybrid Clinical Trials

Infographic: A Diversified Outreach Strategy Is Key to Clinical Trial Inclusivity

Posted by Danielle Frate on Thu, Feb 10, 2022

 

A Diversified Outreach Strategy
Is Key to Clinical Trial Inclusivity

 

New Infographic Available for Download

Many clinical trial sponsors are seeking ways to enable hybrid study designs with ease and confidence. Our new infographic follows the patient's journey from consideration to enrollment to engagement throughout the study life cycle, with information to help sponsors create a more diverse and inclusive participation environment.

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Topics: Most Viewed, Study Voices, Infographics, Underserved Populations, Diversity, Inclusion, Free Download

Survey: Patients Want Choice Offered through Hybrid Clinical Trials

Posted by Elizabeth Gargill on Mon, Dec 20, 2021

New survey results and insights help clinical trial sponsors improve diversity and inclusion, enroll faster, and keep participants engaged longer.

When we developed our latest Study Voices survey, we expected to see large gaps in attitudes and experiences among healthcare consumers and clinical trial participants based on factors such as age, race, ethnicity, gender, and income – but that wasn’t the case.

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Topics: Patient Engagement, Study Voices, Surveys, Diversity, Inclusion, Patients, Hybrid Clinical Trials, Whitepaper

BBK Worldwide to Reveal Latest Study Voices Survey Findings at DPharm 2021

Posted by BBKWorldwide on Mon, Aug 30, 2021

 

Each year members of the industry gather together at Dpharm a conference which challenges attendees to question how we, as an industry, can disrupt clinical research to reduce the burden to patients and physicians. This year's event will be held virtually September 28-29 and will focuses on making innovation stick in a post-COVID world.

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Topics: Disruptive Innovation, Conferences, Study Voices, DPHARM, Surveys, Danielle Frate, Alexia Medici, Decentralized Clinical Trials

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

In a new Outsourcing-Pharma interview, Elizabeth Gargill discusses why clinical trial innovation matters more now than ever

Posted by BBK Worldwide on Fri, Oct 23, 2020

 

Earlier this week, Elizabeth Gargill went one-on-one with Outsourcing-Pharma, discussing findings from BBK's recent Study Voices survey that reveal shifts in healthcare consumer attitudes and behaviors since the onset of COVID-19. In this in-depth interview, Elizabeth discusses why clinical trial innovation is more important now than ever before and how clinical trial sponsors can leverage the survey findings to enhance their enrollment and engagement efforts.

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Topics: Patient Engagement, Clinical Trials, Study Voices, Healthcare Consumer, Survey, Clinical Trial Innovations, Clinical Trial Enrollment, Study-life Balance, Outsourcing-Pharma, Telehealth

Why It’s Now Easier than Ever to Engage with Patients Wherever They Are

Posted by Elizabeth Gargill on Thu, Oct 15, 2020

 

Clinical trial sponsors now have access to several new solutions that make it possible to engage with patients wherever they are now more important than ever before as trials shift to hybrid and decentralized models.

Sponsors can transform their clinical trials with engagement solutions that prioritize patient care and convenience, helping maintain study momentum during COVID-19 and beyond.

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Topics: Apps, Patient Experience, Study Voices, Patient Reimbursement, Patient Portals, Clinical Trial Innovations, COVID-19, Medication Delivery, In-home Nurse Visits

Ready, Set, Go Virtual!

Posted by Elizabeth Gargill on Tue, Oct 6, 2020

 

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.

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

Study Voices 2020: Survey Findings Vol. 1

Posted by Elizabeth Gargill on Tue, Sep 29, 2020

 

During the last two weeks of August we surveyed more than 1,200 healthcare consumers, medical professionals, and members of the pharmaceutical industry for their perspectives on topics impacting today's healthcare consumer.

The findings provide a unique look at current attitudes and behaviors that inform the patient experience. They provide clinical trial sponsors with a snapshot of a critical moment in time when we're seeing the rise of telehealth, the adoption of decentralized and hybrid trials, and heightened awareness of clinical research. They also reveal new opportunities and challenges ahead for clinical trial enrollment and engagement.

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Topics: Patient Experience, Study Voices, Healthcare Consumer, Survey, Clinical Trial Innovations, COVID-19, Telehealth

BBK Worldwide Showcases Its Commitment to Innovation at DPharm 2020

Posted by Aaron Fleishman on Fri, Sep 18, 2020

 

DPharm. It's one of my favorite conferences that I look forward to each year. This year we will be virtual September 22-23, but still the same great energy and excitement. DPharm is a standout event that challenges and reports on innovation, with the goal of shaking up the way we conduct clinical trials so that we can reduce patient / physician burden and create greater efficiencies.

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Topics: Disruptive Innovation, Conferences, Patient Experience, Study Voices, 2020 Events, Clinical Trial Innovations, COVID-19, DPHARM