SOURCE: Xtalks

Xtalks Webinars

September 23, 2014 07:05 ET

The Right Start: Optimizing Trial Recruitment Through Earlier Planning and Patient Identification, Live Webinar Hosted by Xtalks

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - September 23, 2014) - This webinar will focus on newer patient recruitment techniques that can be implemented much earlier in the process. Join this interactive webinar to learn more on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 11am EDT (4pm BST/ UK GMT +1).

Optimizing study start up is critical to help improve clinical trial success. Yet, up to 70% of the time, trials experience enrollment delays and up to 20% of sites recruit zero patients. These delays can rarely be recovered later in a trial. Waiting until sites are activated before turning the focus to patient recruitment is a common pitfall in study execution.

By integrating the planning for patient recruitment and retention earlier in the study design and start-up process, we can capitalize on proven and innovative approaches that allow faster patient identification and enrollment. This can speed the time to first patient in, improve site performance, and shorten overall recruitment timelines.

Specifically, the presenters will describe how to:

  • Implement pre-enrollment registries to identify patients who can be approached with current and future clinical trial opportunities
  • Use Electronic Medical Records and other available data sources to improve selection of the right sites, and then prioritize site activations for fastest FPI
  • Front-load recruitment by providing sites with new tools to pre-identify patients from their existing database for screening immediately upon site activation
  • Monitor early indicators of enrollment and implement direct-to-patient programs to supplement recruitment, based on pre-defined triggers

Case examples will be shared that demonstrate these techniques in practice, as well as perspectives from more than 9,500 investigators on their needs, experiences, and preferences.

To learn more about this event visit: The Right Start: Optimizing Trial Recruitment Through Earlier Planning and Patient Identification

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Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Michelle Tran
    Tel: +1 (416) 977-6555 ext 352
    Email: mtran(at)xtalks(dot)com