06 Jul Solving the data management challenge in digital clinical trials
By Richard Young, Applied Clinical Trials
Improving the use of technology in clinical trials is now a prime opportunity for the life sciences industry. With the right tools, sponsors can enhance the efficiency of trial execution, provide patients with new ways to participate in studies, and simplify collaboration with clinical sites. An integrated digital strategy that is centered around these distinct user experiences could exceed the sum of the individual parts.
Many pharma companies introduced virtual elements to clinical studies to maintain patient access during the COVID-19 pandemic, from remote consent and patient monitoring tools to video assessments. This decentralized approach proved popular with patients and is likely to expand. Research indicates that 95% of companies could use decentralized trials in future, compared to just 28% before COVID-19.1 Boosting patient convenience and improving the site experience are clear advantages. Read more …