If you’ve ever known someone who has been in a trial, the whole process is an anxiety-filled duration of time that can lead to happiness, heartbreak, or even confusion. It’s important to recognize their efforts and thank them – but this is often overlooked.
Clinical researchers often struggle to make trials a patient-friendly experience. This makes it more difficult to recruit people for new trials, increase patient-retention, and follow study protocols.
While subject matter expertise, relationships, and qualifications will always be critical for CRO selection, they are simple not sufficient criteria for sponsors who need to make a step change in efficiency.
Automated processing of laboratory reports has the potential of yielding significant amounts of useful data, which on its own or in combination with other data can be used to obtain meaningful insights into an individuals' health.
Today, May 20, is Clinical Trials Day, a time set aside to celebrate the people who conduct clinical trials, and thank the patients who participate in them. It's a day to acknowledge all those who contribute to improving public health and extending the goals of clinical research.