Matt Clacy - Paratus Clinical

Paratus Clinical recognized the need for a high ROI as they began to invest in clinical trial patient recruitment. They needed to recruit as many participants as possible while using their sponsor’s funding wisely. read more

Researchers pleased after clinical trial recruitment and retention success

You’ve gone through the recruitment process with a patient for your clinical trial — now you’re waiting for them at the clinic for screening. The appointment time comes and goes. You wait ten minutes, then twenty. The promising candidate has become a no-show, and you’re left with one less participant for your study. After all read more

Researcher planning Recruitment Methods for Research Studies

How can you choose the recruitment method that is right for your budget, your goals and your context? Successful recruitment for research studies is a balancing act between the efficiency, difficulty, reliability, required time, cost and more of available recruitment methods. The tradeoffs become especially complicated when you have the option of both utilizing traditional read more

Researcher and patient talking

With all the required steps in clinical trial recruitment, follow up and tracking, it becomes easy to treat patients as a cog in the machine rather than research participants who expect — and deserve — a relationship with researchers. Because many get lost in the mechanics of recruitment, few clinical trials fully develop the volunteer-researcher read more

clinical trial recruitment plan Bridget Radford, Research Assistant & Nutritionist

With the right clinical trial recruitment plan a study succeeds in narrowing 500 inquiries into highly qualified candidates a fraction of that size. read more

Researcher meets patient

As you know, clinical trials drive medical research forward. But as experts in finding effective solutions to the clinical trial industry, we know it can take a lot of work to get qualified patients recruited for the study. From HIV treatment to peanut allergy therapy, much of the movement behind medical advancement is due to read more

Brian Martens, Research Coordinator

Even experts face clinical trial recruitment challenges. Read up on how Trialfacts tackles unfamiliar variables by recruiting for a pilot study as a first step. read more

Anne Tam - Researcher of Virtual Clinical Trial

Recruiting participants for a virtual clinical trial is even more difficult than recruiting for a typical study. Read the experience of one researcher who overcame this with external help. read more

researcher studies data

This article is the second part of a two-part series on forecasting potential recruitment. To read part I, click here.   In the first part of our series on data-driven recruitment, we looked at reasons clinical trial enrollments can be difficult and the potential ways you can overcome these difficulties. In the second part of read more


Underperforming patient recruitment has been a long-time problem for clinical trials. Ninety percent of worldwide clinical trials are delayed due to under-performing patient recruitment. Study timelines are typically extended to nearly double their original duration to meet desired enrollment levels for all therapeutic areas. In addition to delayed timelines, 37% of sites do not meet read more