Have you ever had trouble enrolling patients for a study? If you answered “yes” then you’re not alone. Most trials end up having to double their original timelines to meet enrollment goals, and 48% of sites under-enroll study volunteers. These delays in drug development cost a lot of money, but when it comes to finding the right participants, patient recruitment is easier said than done.
Take a look at the infographic below to see how people find out about clinical trials, important factors in choosing to participate, top perceived benefits and risks, challenges associated with enrollment, and more.
What are your biggest challenges recruiting and enrolling patients? Share your thoughts below.
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