Mobile health technology

How Text Messaging and the Mobile Web Improve Academic Research - Public Health, Clinical Trials, etc.

In an economy where grants and funding are few and far between, success in research trials is vital.  As blogger Mike the Mad Biologist points out, it is almost as hard to get an NIH grant, as it is to get into Harvard (6% acceptance rate for…
Patient Adherence Via Text Messaging

Optimizing Patient Adherence Via Text Messaging Concurrently with Web-Based Smoking Cessation Treatment

It is interesting to note that smokers—in the millions—turn to the internet for assistance to quit the bad habit of smoking. However, no matter how interactive or perfectly designed the website is, minimal engagement is seen when it comes…
Clinical Trial Patient Recruitment and Retention

Overcome Recruitment + Retention Barriers (Patient Recruitment News for March 2016)

When it comes to recruiting patients for your clinical trials, you will definitely be faced with hurdles—sooner than later. Not only are these obstacles concentrated on the recruitment process, you are going to face more challenges as…

The Effect of Text Messaging on Medication Adherence

At this point, most professionals in the healthcare industry have heard of the potential for text messaging to increase medication adherence. It's one of the main ways that text messaging is being used in mHealth applications because it's simple…
Mobile health technology

Join us at the ACRP 2016 Meeting & Expo in April!

Noel Chandler, co-founder and CEO of Mosio, was recently interviewed by the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP). The article, available on the ACRP blog, addresses the effect of the generation gap on mHealth adoption in clinical…
patient recruitment and sponsors/site relationship

Patient Recruitment and the Sponsor-Site Relationship

Build Intentional Relationships & Increase Recruitment Budgets to Improve Sponsor-Site Relationships The relationship between clinical trial sponsor and the investigative site is complex and not always optimized for successful patient recruitment.…
facilitators and barriers to patient recruitment
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Facilitators and Barriers to Patient Recruitment

Patient recruitment remains one of the most challenging aspects of running a clinical trial, and the primary reason a trial is extended or delayed. The issue is pervasive with an estimated 86% of trials failing to meet recruitment goals by the…
Mosio - Mobile Solutions for Research

How to Build Your Database for Patient Recruitment

3 Strategies to Build Your Database for Patient Recruitment Patient recruitment is a complex set of activities that work in concert to fill a trial with the allotted number of participants. One of the ways we can get a head start on patient…
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Best of Patient Recruitment and Retention News – December 2015

This holiday season give yourself the gift of knowledge! Stay up to date with the latest in patient recruitment and retention from around the web. Are we missing one? Tweet it to us at @Mosio. Mosio Exclusive: 3 Ways to Increase Patient…
Patient retention in clinical trials

3 Ways to Increase Patient Retention in Clinical Trials

Patient retention: a phrase that makes clinical trial site staff groan almost as much as 'patient recruitment', or maybe even more depending on the site. Most clinical trial sites struggle with patient retention - how to keep patients involved…