Patient Recruitment in the Online Era


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    Despite the time, effort, and money spent on improving patient recruitment and retention, these two areas of clinical development remain among the biggest challenges facing the industry.
    The impact of recruitment challenges is significant. The delays in patient recruitment for clinical trials account for an average of 4.6 months lost per trial, according to one source. When calculated, this is an annual cumulative loss of 26 years, on average, for each company. According to a recent report from Cutting Edge Information, clinical trials last 42% longer than expected in Phase I, 31% longer in Phase II, and 30% beyond planned deadlines…