Accelerating enrollment to build clinical capabilities

Understanding the key factors that draw patients to clinical trials are necessary — and using this information to chart a successful recruiting strategy.

Explore in-depth benchmarks focused on these areas:

  • Recruitment and retention strategies
  • Specific recruitment activities and tools

Structure and spending for formal recruiting efforts Cutting Edge Information culled data from more than 80 companies — including pharmaceutical companies of all sizes, medical device and diagnostics firms — to develop a truly comprehensive look at patient recruitment. Learn how executives, directors and managers consistently overcome bottlenecks, motivate patients and meet target enrollments.

Master Recruiting and Retention
Avoid costly delays and keep trials on track – explore 16 recruitment activities by tracking who performs them and how useful and efficient they are. Break down data by phase to deploy different strategies depending on development stage.
Of course, recruiting patients is only half of the job. Discover inexpensive and simple strategies that make it easier for patients to stay engaged in trials, mitigating the effects of dropout.

Make Studies Attractive to Patients
Attracting patients requires an in-depth understanding of their needs. Learn both the tangible and emotional reasons why patients participate in trials. Use market research and patient demographics to bolster your advantage and take a more marketing-focused approach.

Deliver Site Support
Manage site and investigator expectations and strengthen site support through training to help increase patient enrollment.

Ensure adequate resources for patient recruitment
Our research finds that some companies do not plan ahead for patient recruitment — meaning that it only gets attention when problems arise. Use benchmarks to develop a recruitment process and structure that includes sufficient funding and strategic partnerships with CROs.