What is a Virtual Advisory Board product?

What is a Virtual Advisory Board product? By Monica St. Claire Almost 60 percent of all clinical trial protocols have at least one amendment. Amendments lower the numbers of recruited patients as well as increase the cost of clinical trials according to Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development Impact Study from 2016.1  Obtaining input from patients and caregivers early in the protocol development process could prevent many amendments. This is just one reason to consider an Inspire virtual advisory board. Virtual advisory boards provide clients with a long-term opportunity to engage with key patients [...]

A Researcher’s Goldmine: Quality, Motivated Participants, Fast

A Researcher's Goldmine: Quality, Motivated Participants, Fast Seventeen years.  That’s the average lag time between early clinical research efforts and real, positive, public health, pharmaceutical, or clinical interventions.1  Contributing to this delay is recruitment: the daunting task of finding and retaining willing participants for clinical trials and subsequent market research.  In the almost 11,000 clinical trials that were enrolling 2.8 million participants altogether in 2009, 27% failed to enroll anyone.2  In fact, less than five percent of adults with cancer participate in clinical trials.3 It is a time consuming task to identify participants based [...]