The feedback of patients is necessary for product information.
There are less than 5% of eligible participants signing up. Globally of those volunteers, up to 30% end up dropping out of the clinical trials.
Sponsors putting on a clinical trial are doing everything to engage with patients while securing future study programs. These trials are necessary steps in the practice of modern medicine. With proper evaluation, doctors can develop drugs to help people’s lives.
Patient’s reported outcomes are becoming more commonly used to assess the effect of medical treatments. Today’s medical practitioners are starting to allow “remote reports” from volunteers. On-site monitoring is no longer 100% necessary.
3 Key Points:
“Key to encouraging public support for, and participation in, clinical research is trust, and researchers must take the time and make the effort to build [it]. Communicating directly with participants as they join a study — and throughout the process — is critical to earning and maintaining trust.” -NIH, National Institute of Health.
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