The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP) recently published their 2015 Perceptions and Insights Study. This study of over 12,000 research participants is “the largest global assessment of clinical research attitudes, perceptions, behaviors and experiences among the public and patients ever conducted.” Thus, we believe these results are solid, shed a […]
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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 devices. But what about older demographics of mobile users? 50 years? 60 years? […]
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 appointments on time, improve medication adherence, and boost subject enrollment. The benefits of text messaging are clear. So, how can you get the most out of […]
“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 majority of respondents were not concerned or were only very minimally concerned about the practical and technical […]
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 that we need to start instituting. Patient-centered care is an idea at the forefront of […]
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 the class of 2016). Paylines for 2013 R01 […]
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 to smokers quitting the habit. Thus, the concept of using text messaging in promoting adherence to […]
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 your clinical trial progresses, like patient retention issues. But did you know that there are plenty of pieces […]
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 and effective! Just send a text to a patient, and they’ll remember to take their medication. Thus, medication […]
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 research. Check it out to see what Noel has to say! ACRP is also hosting a Meeting and […]
Mosio is a two-way text messaging company specializing in mobile solutions for clinical research. Our award winning Patient Engagement Platform enables researchers to engage and retain study participants through text message alerts, reminders, surveys and interactive “TextChat” features.