Tag Archives : Digital Patient Recruitment

Will Google and Apple Compete for Clinical Trial Dominance?

Snapshot of the new health watch for medical research from Verily Life Sciences

Google officially entered the clinical space with the launch of their Verily Study Watch last month. One of their driving goals with this device is to help researchers passively capture human health data. Among other things, Verily will use the watch to facilitate the Project Baseline study, an ongo

Online Patient Communities: What’s the Best Way to Approach & Work With Them?

Principal investigator tells online patient community about an upcoming study

Online patient communities are a potential goldmine when it comes to clinical trial recruitment. For example, any CRO or clinical research site that is about to conduct a lupus clinical trial would love to post to a Facebook group or mass email a lupus support community. Needless to say, this is not

Unhappy with ResearchKit? Here are 5 Good Alternatives

Man enrolls in a clinical trial using Android's ResearchStack

When ResearchKit was launched in 2015, it was praised as an innovative new mHeath tool. But recently many industry professionals have started to question whether the platform is as relevant today as it once was. ResearchKit was created to allow collaboration between the healthcare field and consumer

Common Web Design Mistakes of Clinical Trial Websites

ClinLife showcases good web design for a clinical research website

Patient-facing clinical trial websites have one primary goal: convert interested visitors into prospective clinical trial participants. With effective web design, certain elements can be used to guide visitors towards taking a desired action, such as fill out an online form, call the site about pote