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Then & Now: The Communication Shift between Patients & Physicians

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Written By: Kamei Triebell Patient-physician communication is an integral part of the clinical practice. Patients who understand their doctors are more likely to acknowledge health problems, understand treatment options, modify behavior accordingly, and follow their medication schedules. Research has shown that effective patient-physician communication can improve a patient’s health as significantly as many drugs. However, communication between the busy physician …

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Q&A With Parallel 6 Advisory Board Member Craig Hill

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Written By: Liz Rogers We sat down with Parallel 6 advisory board member Craig Hill, Ph.D., to discuss the industrial medical diagnostics field and how it can tie in with Clinical 6™. Dr. Hill has nearly 30 years of experience working in research, product development and scientific/clinical affairs. He spent 20 years at Gen-Probe Inc. working in molecular infectious disease …

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4 Ways to Saves Costs during a Clinical Trial

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The high costs of running a clinical trial can be discouraging to both sponsors and healthcare professionals. Clinical trials are the most costly portion of the drug development process, which averages $1.2 billion in costs. The projected cost for bringing a drug trial to market is around $1.3 billion. However, through mobile health technology and an improved clinical trial management …

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Engagement in a Clinical Trial: Going Beyond the Patient

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Written By: Daniel Calvert It is well documented that in order for a clinical trial to be successful, patients need to be engaged – the entire drug’s success depends on it. Clinical Trial Benchmarking cites the cost per patient in a phase III trial at $26,000.  With that being said, every patient who enters a trial and does not stay …

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Managing Clinical Trials on a Mobile Device

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Written By: Kamei Triebell Last week we discussed using real-time data to understand potential adverse events sooner. This week, we are going to look at the overall benefits of managing a clinical trial on a mobile device. Mobile health technology accelerates the pace of innovation in drug development and enhances patient engagement. This means improved patient experiences, compliance with medications/treatment, …