November 09, 2017

Clariness Company Trip – Sitges, Spain 2017

Team Clariness recently returned from our 6th annual company trip. This year we ventured to Sitges, Spain for a weekend of fun activities, and team bonding with around 60 members of our growing team. Upon arrival, we started our trip with a wine tour through Barcelona’s famous Codorníu winery. We traveled back in time to

October 24, 2016

Highlights from The Patient’s Voice Seminar

Last week, Clariness hosted our (first-ever) The Patient’s Voice, a seminar designed to promote patient-focused drug development, and generate new ideas for researchers and drug makers to consider during clinical development planning, feasibility and execution.

August 29, 2016

Digital Patient Recruitment for Cardiovascular Clinical Trials

Cardiovascular outcome studies present unique challenges by the sheer volume of patients involved in these studies alone. Recruitment costs can easily escalate into sky-high digits, if outreach channels, screening mechanisms and patient referrals are not properly managed.

July 19, 2016

Subject, Volunteer, Participant or Patient?

A patient is a person who receives medical care. As a registered nurse, I delivered care to patients in the hospital and homecare setting, but there are many other settings in which patients can receive medical care.

May 25, 2016

User Experience Parallels with Patient Centric Drug Development

There are many parallels between patient centric drug development and good web design. Ensuring the best user experience begins with an understanding of users.

August 30, 2016

Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Trials Planning

Scientific efforts to prevent, manage or better understand Alzheimer’s disease progression make news headlines every day. In today’s biopharmaceutical product pipeline, there are more than 300 open Alzheimer’s disease clinical trials, according to a cursory search on

April 17, 2016

What We’ve Learned about Patients through Surveys

“When we conducted our first patient survey, it was seen as novel at the time. Now it’s a best practice."

April 06, 2016

A Short History of Patient Centricity

The calls for patient-centric drug development are getting louder. Patient centricity, while in the spotlight now, has been taking shape for nearly 30 years, although fragmented and with variable effects on health outcomes