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5 Problems With Using Spreadsheets to Collect Clinical Data

5 Problems With Using Spreadsheets to Collect Clinical Data

Spreadsheets are too basic of a tool to keep up with the increasing complexity of clinical trials. Here are 5 reasons to stop using them.

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Subject Reimbursement in Clinical Trials:  When and How?

Subject Reimbursement in Clinical Trials: When and How?

Trial participants often complete things that likely would not be requested with routine care. When and how to compensation subjects is often debated.

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The Six Characteristics of an NCI-Designated Cancer Center

Learn the key characteristics that all NCI-designated cancer centers have in common.

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How to Engage Healthcare Providers and Encourage More Clinical Trial Referrals


Increase the number of motivated patients recruited to your clinical trial through strong relationships with physicians and nurses.

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[Q&A] Regulatory Considerations for Patient Recruitment


Co-presenter, Dr. Wendy Tate, addresses attendee questions following Forte’s recent webinar on advertising clinical trials for patient recruitment.

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6 Ways Sponsors Can Improve Feasibility Questionnaires


Creating feasibility assessments can be as frustrating for sponsors as answering questionnaires is for sites. Here’s how sponsors can alleviate these frustrations, according to sites.

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How Indiana University Found a Better Way to Manage Staff Workload

Indiana University Simon Cancer Center set out to better manage staff workload and negotiate trial budgets through effort tracking.

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About the series

Over 80% of internet users have a Facebook account, email has become the preferred form of business communication, and the number of older adults using the internet hit a record high in 2016. These developments prove it’s imperative to have a digital recruitment strategy for your clinical research organization. The articles in this series provide tools and guidelines to help you implement a digital strategy for patient recruitment, awareness campaigns, and more.

  1. Creating a New Website for Your Clinical Research Site? Answer These 5 Questions Before You Start

    If your clinical research site doesn’t have a decent website, you’re invisible to subjects, sponsors and CROs. Answer these five questions before redesigning your website.

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  2. How to Make the Most of Your Online Patient Recruitment

    Learn where to focus your digital advertising and social media efforts to generate awareness for your clinical trials open to enrollment.

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  3. Enhance Your Patient Recruitment Efforts with These 3 Social Metrics

    Is your social content reaching the right patient population? Learn the best metrics to track and enhance your social media recruitment efforts.

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  4. Boost Local Patient Recruitment with Social Media Q&A

    Presenters Jerome Chiaro and Matt Miller answer attendee questions following their recent webinar on using social media for patient recruitment.

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  5. Social Media Success: Three Facebook Pages Doing it Right

    Annie Garvey, of PatientWise, shows 3 examples of clinical research sites that are doing well on social media, and how you can apply the same principles.

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  6. Why You Should Leverage YouTube for Patient Recruitment

    Learn why online video is the next big patient recruitment tool and why your clinical trial site should jump on the bandwagon.

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  7. Develop a Digital Presence to Get Selected for More Studies

    Getting selected to participate on studies is crucial first step for sites. Get found and make a great impression through the use of digital media.

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