Trial leaders recognize traditional site initiation processes often lead to excessive delays but have struggled to adapt and improve.
They know that delays in study startup mean patients must wait even longer to access critical treatments. They also know that delays in activating sites can add between $600,000 to $8 million
We know we should workout, but who doesn’t have an unused gym membership or a basement treadmill collecting dust.
We know we should eat better, but who hasn’t stared at an empty container of Ben and Jerry’s while binge-watching Game of Thrones.
We all know we should get more sleep, but who
BACKGROUND:There is a plethora of interventions and policies aimed at changing practice habits of primary healthcare professionals, but it is unclear which are the most appropriate, sustainable, and effective. We aimed to evaluate the evidence on behavior change interventions and policies directed at healthcare professionals working in primary healthcare centers.METHODS:Study
People fail to follow through on all types of important intentions, including staying fit, studying sufficiently, and voting. These failures cost individuals and society by escalating medical costs, shrinking lifetime earnings, and reducing citizen involvement in government. Evidence is mounting, however, that prompting people to make concrete and specific plans
In the design world, the term “persuasive design” tends to be met with a mix of intrigue, skepticism, and occasionally repugnance. (Doesn’t persuasion imply that we’re forcing people to do things they typically wouldn’t want to do?) And yes, it’s true that persuasive design, like many tools, can be used