Patient Adherence Via Text Messaging
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Text Messaging, Older Demographics and Clinical Research

Out in public, waiting for the bus, in line at cafes, etc, it's clear that average adults use their mobile phones...a lot. We don't need research and stats to tell what our eyes show us: everyone is messaging and communicating via their mobile…
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5 Tips to Get the Most Out of Text Messaging in Clinical Research

Text messages can greatly improve clinical research on multiple levels, according to Applied Clinical Trials. Study outcomes show that text messages enhance patient behavioral outcomes, increase the likelihood of patients showing up to…
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Text Messaging: The Ultimate Tool for BYOD in Clinical Trials

"Bring your own device", or BYOD, is becoming a new trend in clinical trials. Sponsors, CROs, and investigators are starting to realize the ease and utility that BYOD brings to trial planning and operation. In a recent study by Icon, the…
Mobile Health Tech Solutions via Text Messaging
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Health Tech Programs Including Text Messaging Show Positive Results

Health Tech Programs Including Text Messaging Show Positive Results Health tech programs using text messaging services to promote healthy choices and change behaviors have been shown to be effective on an increasing basis for the last few…
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Six Ways to Use Texting to Provide Patient-Centered Care

As team members in research sites, we all want to keep our patients abundantly happy. Without our patients, we have nothing in the clinical trial process. In order to recruit patients and keep them coming back, patient-centered care is a practice…
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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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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…