Monday, August 22, 2016
The Pulse on Patient Recruitment by Ashley Tointon
Recruiting patients into a clinical trial takes careful planning and flawless execution from multiple sources. Although the site is often responsible for contributing the majority of patients needed to meet enrollment targets, there is not one single person or role that is ultimately responsible for patient recruitment. Principal investigators, study coordinators, clinical research associates (CRAs), sponsors, CROs, feasibility analysts, patient recruitment specialists and consultants all play a role.