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RESOURCE: Patient Recruitment and Enrollment in Clinical Trials

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.

via Patient Recruitment and Enrollment in Clinical Trials Infographic.

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Brian is a research scientist and educational technologist. He helped transform Pfizer’s Medical Education Group and previously served in educational leadership roles at HealthAnswers, Inc.; Acumentis, LLC.; Cephalon; and Wyeth. He taught graduate medical education programs at Arcadia University for 10 years. Dr. McGowan recently authored the book "#socialQI: Simple Solutions for Improving Your Healthcare" and has been invited to speak internationally on the subject of information flow, technology, and learning in healthcare.

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