Rescue Me

Finding help when your study is in trouble can be tricky, but not impossible By Kathryn E. Vinson, MS, CCRC When we begin any new trial, we are all filled with joy and optimism that it will recruit quickly and efficiently. For the most part, in most trials, this is how it turns out. But […]

A Needle in the Haystack?

Partnering with the right CRO to maximize recruitment efficiency By Kathryn E. Vinson, MS, CCRC If you’ve worked in clinical research for almost any length of time, you have undoubtedly run up against the trial that feels impossible to recruit. Whether it’s a hypertension study with difficult inclusion criteria or an arthritis study that excludes […]

Timing is Everything

Evaluation of key performance indicators in the clinical research setting By Kathryn E. Vinson, MS, CCRC It has been said countless times in history that timing is everything. That phrase holds particular interest in the world of clinical research, wherein a difference of a day in reporting can mean the difference between being the first […]