How to Determine and Build an Effective Patient Recruitment and Retention Strategy

Life Sciences, Clinical Trials, Pharmaceutical Regulation, Pharmaceutical, Patient Recruitment & Retention, Medical Device, Medical Device Clinical Trials,
  • Wednesday, April 30, 2014

According to a recent report, clinical trials last 42% longer than expected in Phase I, 31% longer in Phase II, and 30% beyond planned deadlines in Phase III – all because of patient recruitment delays.

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Patient recruitment and retention strategies are not just big advertising campaigns–they vary by study criteria, patient population and therapeutic indication. The key to successful implementation starts with identifying what type of strategy your study needs.

In this webinar, the speaker will discuss:

  • How to assess your study to determine which strategies may be the most appropriate
  • How to support and collaborate with sites to optimize and maximize their enrollment and awareness efforts with non-traditional tools
  • What types of vendors to approach and how to assess various types of strategies
  • Key tenants of the operational approach to ensure your vendor supports


Donna Hanson, Director, Global Feasibility and Patient Recruitment, Advanced Clinical

Ms. Hanson has over 11 years of clinical research experience that spans across an SMO, small, mid and large sized CRO settings. In her current role, Donna is responsible for management of Advanced’s patient recruitment, retention, feasibility and proposals teams. Her experience includes strategy development expertise relative to patient recruitment and retention initiatives in various therapeutic areas. She has extensive experience in urology and gastroenterology and has a passion for supporting pediatric trials. Previous to Advanced, Donna was the Senior Global Director of Feasibility, Site Identification and Patient Recruitment and Retention at a top-five global CRO, where her focus was managing the daily operations of the global teams and providing program oversight. This experience has allowed her to support and participate in multi-tactical programs spanning various countries across all regions. Prior to this, she served in various project management roles and led proposals for a mid-size, US-based CRO.

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Who Should Attend?

Directors, VPs, Heads of:

  • Outsourcing
  • Project/Program Management
  • Clinical Operations
  • Clinical Development

For small to mid-size pharma and biotech companies

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Advanced Clinical

Advanced Clinical is a global, clinical outsourcing organization built around delivering a truly better clinical trial experience. Advanced offers a full range of global, strategic services including staffing, FSP, CRO, and Patient Recruitment and Retention.

Advanced Clinical analyzes what it takes to make sure your clinical trials are successful, and we create teams and programs to ensure your needs are met to the highest standards. Advanced openly shares their knowledge and skills to build trust and establish reliable communication among all stakeholders in order to sustain long‐term relationships. Advanced is committed to enhancing quality of life for patients and success for our Pharmaceutical, biological, device, and consumer products clients.

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