Trial Talks

Welcome to the Trial Talks podcast – a thought-provoking series surrounding clinical trial research. We’ll be exploring current and future trends of the ever-changing clinical trial landscape as we discuss a variety of topics including ...more

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August 02, 2021 00:42:24
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Patient-Centricity: What Does It Mean and Where to Begin?

With the rise of decentralized trials comes a focus on patient-centricity, but what does that look like holistically? Trishna Bharadia joins us to discuss the considerations you need to make when applying the patient perspective to clinical trial design. This episode will cover dynamic survey design, informed consent, patient diversity, and patient safety as they relate to achieving true patient-centricity in your studies. ...

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May 19, 2021 00:22:43
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Achieving Patient Centricity by Removing Barriers in the Clinical Trial Process

Constantly changing regulations and a multitude of new endpoints continue to keep clinical researchers on their toes. While these regulations and endpoints are designed to keep patients safe, they often create unintended barriers that keep patients out of clinical trials. In this episode, we discuss with Kafayat Babajide, Director of Patient Insights & Experience with Johnson and Johnson, the ways in which a patient-centric approach can remove controllable barriers from the clinical trial process and strengthen your patient engagement. ...

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April 20, 2021 00:39:11
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Patient Advocacy and Oncology: How A Community Cancer Network is Making a Difference

Approximately 39.5% of all men and women will be diagnosed with cancer at some point during their lifetimes, and yet only 8% of oncology patients participate in clinical trials. Many industry leaders think that a greater focus on patient advocacy could be the missing link.In this episode, Rose Gerber, Director of Patient Advocacy and Education at the Community Oncology Alliance – once a patient herself and now a dedicated advocate – will share her story and discuss how patient advocacy is helping to increase patient enrollment in clinical trials across every therapeutic area. ...

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April 15, 2021 00:22:32
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EDC and RTSM: A Winning Combination

Reducing the number of vendors you interact with allows you to not only achieve higher quality data, you can also spend more time focusing on what matters- the patients. Our fully integrated RTSM and EDC allows you to spend more time focused on your data and less on outside programmers and  vendors.  In this episode we will explore the value of a combined solution and what you can expect in return. ...

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April 08, 2021 00:41:41
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The Long Road to Achieving Health Equity

It’s no secret that the United States has documented disparities in morbidity and mortality rates among racial/ethnic minority groups and those of lower socioeconomic status. More recently we’ve seen a disproportionate amount of African Americans affected by COVID-19, but they have been underrepresented in clinical research. In this podcast we are joined by Kimberly Richardson, Patient Advocate and Cancer Survivor, to discuss how we can work towards achieving health equity in the United States, what steps can be taken today, and the impact this would have on clinical research and underserved communities. ...

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February 26, 2021 00:17:16
Why Patient Advocacy Has Become Critical to Clinical Trials

Why Patient Advocacy Has Become Critical to Clinical Trials

Patients are no longer passive research subjects, but rather being integrated into the research process from the start. Patient advocates help with such integrations, from protocol design through to clinical trial findings. It has been proven that designing clinical trials to meet the patient needs facilitates better patient adherence and reduces patient drop out rates.  But more importantly, advocating for a patient is advocating for a human being, not a test subject. As clinical research evolves more emphasis has been placed on patient experience, rather than just data points. Listen to discover how a patient advocate, Susan Stein, MPH, advances patient care, brings the patient voice and insights into discussions and organizational decision making.  ...

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