The Coronavirus Effect: Navigating telemedicine and virtual visits

[by: Brandy Haslam, MBA] We are living in unprecedented times. I think we can all agree that we’ve never seen anything quite like the Coronavirus effect. With millions of Americans hunkering down, afraid or even told not to leave home, virtual trials and telemedicine services are crucial now more than ever. Through virtual clinical trials …

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Marketing Strategies You Need to Draft This Fall

[by: Carissa McCall] Perfecting your marketing strategy is a lot like drafting a perfect fantasy football team. You need a strong quarterback, quick wide receiver and good defense just as much as you need digital ads, social media, email marketing and blogs. Here are some strategies you need on your team to help you win …

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ImageBloom: The Next Exciting Chapter in Patient Recruitment

[by: Rick Greenfield, COO] As we progress into the 4th quarter of 2018, it is amazing to see how much ImageBloom, Inc. has grown as a top-tier patient recruiting agency. Clinical research is an infinitely interesting industry and the team at ImageBloom enjoys working on new, challenging, study campaigns with Sponsors, CROs and Sites to …

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IRB Review: An important part of the clinical trial process

IRB approvals. Although most of us dread the process of submission, edits, resubmission and waiting for approval, IRB review is a very important step in the clinical trial process. An IRB, or Institutional Review Board, is meant to protect the rights and welfare of human research participants by ensuring that recruitment materials (among other things) …

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Recruitment 101 with Laurie Briones

Recruitment calls are a piece of cake… said no one ever. Getting a hold of subjects can be tricky because everyone has different schedules and preferred ways to be contacted. We’ve asked IB-Recruit manager, Laurie Briones, for some insight on best practices as well as challenges she’s faced while calling potential patients. Here’s what she …

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Holiday Marketing: Go, Go, Go.

[by: Amanda Midence] The holidays are amazing! Filled with great food, family reunions and all the shopping you’ve been putting off. Your inbox is jam-packed with emails, coupons, promotions and holiday greeting cards. It’s safe to say that your patients’ inbox looks the same. Your site’s budget is competing with million-dollar campaigns, and you might be …

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Ho Ho Holiday No-Shows: Tips to decrease missed appointments

[by: Amanda Midence] Decorations are up, and the holiday spirit is in the air! You have the next month jammed packed with family gatherings, dinners, and shopping and so do your patients. No-shows are already a concern at most sites and during the holidays, it can sometimes become a common occurrence as patients are traveling, …

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