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 medication adherence provides the data necessary to make claims that a new pharmacological intervention is superior to an […]
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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, or that it gives no added benefit to the patients. Collected data from […]
Collecting patient data via paper diary is becoming outdated and is quickly being replaced by electronic patient-reported outcome (ePRO).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, including telephone calls that use interactive voice response (IVR), computer interfaces, handheld devices, and most recently, text messaging on […]
Many NIH-funded research studies depend on being able to have access to the largest number of people possible to ensure enrollment goals of qualified participant numbers are met. Text messaging is the most popular channel on mobile phones. 99% of mobile phones are text messaging-enabled and 90% of text messages are opened and read within […]
Word-of-mouth plays a key role in the success of any medical office and in increasing Patient Engagement in Clinical Trial. Need a doctor in a new specialty? Ask your current office whom they would recommend. Looking to switch doctors? Ask a friend if they have a favorite. New to the area and need a doctor? Look online […]
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. However, even with numerous proposed patient recruitment strategies for effective recruitment, it seems as though it is still a […]
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 Loss Treatment: A Randomized Controlled Trial”, was 12 months long with 70 participants (mean age 57.7 years, 85.5% male) […]
SMS and Email Subscriptions: A Case Study SMS has the ability to considerably increase email signups served by mHealth providers. At least, that’s what a Zettasphere case study reviewed by Tim Watson, independent email marketing consultant, showed late last month. In the study run in the United Kingdom, Deal Monster created an ad for £5 […]
At the start of this month, Eric Lazar, VP of Mobile CRM, wrote an article titled, “Why old-school Telehealth SMS is still a powerful mobile marketing tool.” In the article, he outlines the slight obsession that the general population has with mobile technology. Okay, make that a huge obsession. Lazar brings up nomophobia, a fear […]
Before you next seek client satisfaction feedback at your agency or private practice, take a look at these eight reasons to consider using mobile phone surveys. Wide Availability – With an estimated 6.8 billion mobile subscriptions at the end of 2012 at an equivalent to 96% of the world population, there is no denying that […]
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.