Patient Adherence Via Text Messaging
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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…
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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…
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Market Your Core Indications for Optimal Patient Recruitment

Clinical trial sites traditionally market individual trials for patient recruitment using advertising materials and/or budgets given to them by sponsors. A sponsor-provided budget is typically $3000 - $5000, which isn't much considering the…
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Why You're Not Meeting Patient Recruitment for Clinical Trial Goals?

Patient recruitment for clinical trial is important for sites, sponsors, and CROs, as it affects the potential outcome and value of the clinical trial. For sites especially, meeting these goals is vital to keep a solid reputation and continue…
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Improving Patient Engagement with Text Messaging: The Relationship-Centric Technology

Can technology bring people closer together and enhance clinical trial patient engagement? We think so, as does pharma executive Tom O'Leary, CIO at ICON. According to his most recent article on PharmExec.com, O'Leary says, "Relationship-centric…
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Spotlight on Text Messaging to Promote Medication Adherence

Medication non-adherence for patients is a huge deal in both the healthcare and clinical research sectors. It is estimated that the total potential healthcare savings from medication adherence is $290 billion, or 13% of health spending. Half…
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Add Text Messaging to Your Clinical Research Study Budget

Text messaging has become a simple, cost-effective way to reach study participants and is now frequently used as a method of communication within research studies. Texting, along with other vital technological components, must therefore be considered…

Improve Medication Adherence With Text Messaging During Clinical Trials

The success of clinical drug trials is dependent on the patient's adherence to taking his or her medication in a timely fashion. One very effective solution is to improve medication adherence with text messaging during clinical trials. High…
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Research Data Collection Methods via Text Message

Data collected from clinical trials can show that a drug is better than, equivalent to, or worse than an existing drug. It can show that a medical device does indeed improve the quality of life for patients with an existing medical condition,…
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Text Messaging Uses in Electronic Patient Reported Outcome (ePRO)

  Collecting patient data via paper diary is becoming outdated and is quickly being replaced by electronic patient-reported outcome (ePRO). Although still newer to the clinical trial scene, ePRO already comes in many shapes and sizes,…