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Mobile technology in healthcare
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Ways text messaging can improve a randomized control trial

Randomized control trials (RCT), the gold standard of clinical trials. If your site can learn how to perform RCTs well, your site will be successful. You will be awarded more (probably randomized control trial) studies, and will have a good…
Patient recruitment strategies

Clinical Trial Recruitment Success Via Text Messaging

Recruitment: the perpetually challenging aspect of clinical trials. As one of the most important parts of running a clinical trial (no patients, no trial, right?), recruitment is a large focus for those involved in clinical research. …
Mobile health apps
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Integrating Mobile Technology Into Healthcare: A Clinical Trial Success Story

The effect of using Mobile health apps during a clinical trial weight loss study was explored in a Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Internal Medicine article. The study, titled “Integrating Technology into Standard Weight…
Clinical Trial Recruitment
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Reduce the Stress on Your Recruiting Call Centers: Use Mobile Surveys to Pre-Screen Research Patients

Calling: Unknown Number. Should you answer it?  You can just let it go to voicemail and call back if it turns out to be something important.  One less time you have to entertain spam… Although many people may qualify for clinical…
mHealth software
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4 Reasons Text Messaging Should Be More Widely Used In Clinical Trials

As clinical trials continue to expand, making use of mobile healthcare technologies or mHealth software is vital for success.  Text messaging is a particularly promising mHealth technology for several reasons: 1.     Easy, Effective…