December 2017 – The CenterWatch Monthly : PDF
Balancing new with common recruitment tactics
For sponsors and CROs, patient recruitment has become a moving target. Recruitment tactics are shifting from the use of traditional, centralized advertising to digital and online media. Outreach strategies have become more targeted and companies are moving toward leveraging networks of electronic medical records (EMRs) and other data to support more effective recruitment for clinical trials.
Survey shows companies aim to increase range of patient data in clinical trials
Most life sciences companies plan to significantly step up their use of real-world data sources over the next three years, according to a new survey by the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development.
Also in this issue:
- How to run a successful clinical trial for embolic protection devices
- Patient engagement key to improving Alzheimer’s study success rates
- Everything you wanted to know about a clinical research site but were too afraid to ask
- Regulatory Update
- Month in Review
- FDA Actions
- Study Lead Opportunities
- New Drugs in the Pipeline