Article | July 21, 2017

Revving Up For Fall In Patient Recruitment

Source: UBC
patient recruitment in the fall

By Matthew Kratz, Patient & Physician Recruitment & Retention

When the August heat has you running for the pool, and it seems like the whole world is on vacation, it can be hard to think ahead to fall. However, when it comes to patient recruitment for clinical research, this is a very important time.

If you read our previous posts you are prepared – you have some roadblocks in your rearview mirror. You have taken a good look at your sites to understand the enrollment challenges, reviewed enrollment data for trends in disqualification, and assessed your recruitment tactics for your best return on investment.

September and October are historically some of the best times for clinical trial recruitment, so it’s time to prepare to take advantage of the coming months.