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
November 15, 2016
Patient Engagement in Clinical Development
Innovations over recent years have demonstrated many meaningful ways to engage patients. This article exclusively focuses on the use of social and digital media to engage patients throughout clinical development.
November 08, 2016
Google AdWords and Digital Patient Recruitment for Clinical Trials
As digital patient recruitment for clinical trials becomes more accepted and competitive, we continually shift our focus on the channels that consistently outperform the rest of the pack.
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 Clinicaltrials.gov.
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