patient support services

Newborn Screening Awareness Month: Advances Toward a Federalized Screening Program

Newborn Screening Awareness Month: Advances Toward a Federalized Screening Program

September is Newborn Screening Awareness Month. Since the 1960s, every infant born in America receives a heel prick within the first 48 hours of life. The dried blood is then tested for various genetic, endocrine, and metabolic disorders. When the test detects a specific disease, families are educated, and a life-changing treatment plan is quickly

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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Awareness Day

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Awareness Day

Each year on July 26, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Awareness Day is celebrated in the United States. Signed into law in 1990 by then-President George H.W. Bush, the Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination and promotes equal opportunities for those with disabilities. The Americans with Disabilities Act is divided into five separate sections, as

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June is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

Celebrated since 1983, Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month is observed each June to raise awareness of the most common form of dementia. Dementia is an umbrella term for a group of medical conditions characterized by brain impairments that affect one’s daily life. These conditions include Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, frontotemporal, vascular, normal pressure

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Rare Disease Trial Participants Need Extra Support and Assistance, Survey Shows

Rare Disease Trial Participants Need Extra Support and Assistance, Survey Shows

Featured on CenterWatch.com: Newly published results from a survey, conducted by the patient support service company Clincierge, found that 95 percent of the trial participants responded and 98 percent of their caregivers considered it essential to have a single point of contact to help them throughout a trial, especially when arranging travel plans.

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BIO panel takes on patient recruitment, retention challenges

BIO Panel Takes on Patient Recruitment, Retention Challenges

During BIO International, a group of industry experts discussed patient recruitment and retention challenges in the panel discussion Participant Sensitivity: Amplifying the Voice of the Patient in Clinical Trials on Monday, June 13. Outsourcing-Pharma spoke with Clincierge CEO Scott Gray, the moderator of the talk, to get a sneak peek at the session.

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The ‘voice of the patient’ needs to be heard in clinical trials: study

The ‘Voice of the Patient’ Needs to be Heard in Clinical Trials: Study

Featured in The Science Advisory Board: Patient recruitment and retention are among the biggest challenges facing clinical research, particularly in studies targeting rare diseases that have a limited pool of patients, contends Clincierge CEO Scott Gray. At the 2022 Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) International Convention, Clincierge will release the results of an independent, institutional review

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