Advancing health equity in clinical trials by addressing financial burden

The ability to effectively recruit and retain patients has a major impact on clinical trials timelines. And, for many patients, the financial burden from loss of income for missed work, the cost of transportation/travel for study-related appointments, childcare costs, etc. impacts their ability to join or remain in a trial. 

In this video, patient engagement and clinical development experts discuss changing the industry paradigm by creating new industry standards that are fair, ethical, and meaningful to patients, simple for sites to implement, and with potential to expand into other countries. By standardizing and simplifying, we can positively influence adoption to improve patient recruitment, retention, and experience.

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