Entries by Emily

5 Patient Retention Tips for Clinical Trials

Patient retention is one of the most problematic parts of clinical trials.  Often, tote bags, water bottles, and pedometers are the go-to for increasing retention.  However, retention is a multifaceted situation in which site research staff are the main players.  Here are five simple suggestions that staff can employ to increase patient retention: Boost Patient […]

Mosio is a Proud Partner of MAGI’s Clinical Research Conference

We are pleased to announce that Mosio, mobile messaging solutions, is a partner of the MAGI Clinical Research Conference (MAGI West). Mosio’s Co-Founder and CEO, Noel Chandler will be attending. To meet up or get a demo of Mosio’s text messaging solutions for clinical research, please feel free to contact him directly at noel//at//mosio//dot//com or […]

4 Ways Text Messaging Improves Clinical Study Compliance

In an OutSourcing-Pharma podcast, Rahlyn Gossen from Rebar Interactive (we’re big fans of the Rebar blog) is interviewed.  Based on the book The Power of Habit that the specialist recently read, she suggests designing trials around real-life patient habits to increase medication compliance. She claims: “The idea is to consider the patients’ existing habits and […]

5 Reasons Texting With Counselors Could Reduce Anxiety

Those suffering from anxiety, including anxiety attacks, panic disorder, social anxiety, generalized anxiety disorder, or even just an especially stressful period, could often use help in managing the anxiety more promptly. Here are 5 reasons that being able to text counselors could be an answer to improving the anxiety. 1. Immediate Help – Texting could […]

Secure Messaging in Clinical Trials – 3 Success Stories

Over the last few years, secure messaging has emerged as one of the most valuable tools necessary for the success of clinical trials. Text messaging has opened up a direct line of communication between researchers and patients that have not only improved patient participation but also clinical trial outcomes. So what types of clinical trials […]

Mosio CEO on The Clinical Trials Guru – Clinical Trial Recruitment and Text Messaging

Volunteer recruitment and patient recruitment for clinical trials continue to be one of the biggest challenges in clinical research, especially in finding qualified candidates within the scheduled study timelines and budgets. The Clinical Trials Guru’s Dan Sfera interviews Mosio CEO and Co-Founder, Noel Chandler, about how mobile messaging is helping to improve volunteer recruitment efforts through […]

Benefits to Clinical Research Sites and Patients in Using Mobile Text Messaging Software

Clinical research sites become more successful and earn more studies by effectively completing as well as patient retention in clinical trials.  This means that as a site stays open, more clinical research trials are (hopefully) awarded to the site, and the site grows in the number of Principal Investigators, Sub-Investigators, and Clinical Research Coordinators. For […]

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 the class of 2016).  Paylines for 2013 R01 […]

Facts about HIPAA Compliance and Text Messaging

 HIPAA Compliance and Text Messaging In 2011, The Joint Commission reported that 60 percent of all sentinel events were directly related to a breakdown in communication. Furthermore, researchers have sighted mobile health technology communication breakdowns as one of the biggest factors influencing clinical trial outcomes. With that in mind, health care providers and researchers have […]

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 trial recruitment, a number of these potential study patients never receive all of the […]

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 Reminders People are always checking their phones: over a nice dinner at a restaurant, while walking across the street, under the table […]

Surveys via Text Messaging = Increased Truthfulness

Surveys via Text Messaging = Increased Truthfulness Everyone is texting. With their friends, family, coworkers and businesses. It’s officially a comfortable communication method, used more than voice calls for the average American mobile user. But did you know it can actually help provide you with more truthful information when conducting surveys? During elections, we hear […]

10 mHealth and Research Studies Utilizing Text Messaging | Clinical Trials Mobile Messaging Software

We’ve compiled a list of 10 mHealth studies below, including text messaging support for maternal obesity services, improved adherence and outcomes for pediatric liver transplant recipients, early infant diagnosis of HIV infection in Zambia through mobile phone texting of blood result to name a few. All studies listed below have links to their respective findings and […]

Clinical Trials Patient Text Messaging Software and Solutions

  We updated our one sheet of mobile software and services for medical research and clinical trials. You can either scroll down to access our Clinical Trials Patient Text Messaging Software, read it or download the pdf here. Text messaging is the most used channel on mobile phones around the world, making it the fastest, […]