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 [...]