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Partnerships in Clinical Trials 2014: A Social Recap

updated April 4, 2014by
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Partnerships in Clinical Trials is a sizable conference with a lot to offer. Because Partnerships offers so much, you can’t realistically experience every aspect of it. That’s where Twitter comes in handy. With a search of the conference hashtag #PCTUS, I can get a peek into the conference experience of others and get new insights on the information shared. In [...]

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Protected: 60+ Resources for Digital Patient Recruitment (Private Post for the National Cancer Institute)

updated March 21, 2014by
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There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

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The Social Media Secret for Pharma (Part 1)

updated February 19, 2014by
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The single best social media strategy does not require that you have a social media presence at all. And if you do have a presence, this strategy will boost your efforts dramatically. The approach I’ll describe works well for individuals and organizations in every industry, including pharma. In fact, as I’ll explain later, it works especially well in pharma. With [...]

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Partnerships in Clinical Trials 2014: Get a 15% Discount

updated January 30, 2014by
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The front page of this year’s Partnerships in Clinical Trials brochure proclaims, “Content is King.” After delving into the brochure, I’d say that certainly appears to be the case. The 2014 Partnerships conference has over 65 sessions and workshops. You’ll find traditional content formats, as well as more unique conference additions, covering clinical trials from a variety of angles. For [...]

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Patients as Partners Conference: Get a 15% Discount

updated January 14, 2014by
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“Nothing about me without me.” This phrase was popularized by the Society for Participatory Medicine (which I am a member) to promote greater patient access to electronic health records, particularly as it relates to meaningful use regulations here in the US. But the phrase is often applied more broadly and has become a common rallying cry among patient advocates. Fundamentally, [...]

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The Clinical Trial Patient Engagement Challenge: Can You Build a Great App?

updated January 8, 2014by
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Patient engagement has been hailed as the “blockbuster drug of the century.” Even if you think this statement is hyperbole, it’s hard to deny that patient engagement has great potential to improve healthcare. For example, engaged patients tend to have better outcomes, and perhaps even lower healthcare costs. That’s the conclusion of a growing body of research, which is nicely [...]

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5 Most Popular Rebar Interactive Blog Posts of 2013

updated December 31, 2013by
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Like many others, I enjoy using the mostly quiet year-end to reflect on the past (like about that La Croix habit I developed) and prepare for the future. In the spirit of reflection on the past, below are the most read Rebar Interactive blog posts of 2013. And in the spirit of preparation for the future, please let me know [...]

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Winning the Shire ADHD Challenge: 6 Clinical Trial Innovation Takeaways

updated December 17, 2013by
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In January of 2013, I embarked on a project that would culminate about 9 months later (no, not that kind of project) in Santa Clara, CA on the Health 2.0 conference stage. The project was Traxion, an ADHD mobile app that Rebar Interactive developed in collaboration with Omniscience Mobile. Traxion was created as a submission to a Shire / Health [...]

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Virtual Clinical Trials and Quantified Self (A Guest Post)

updated November 8, 2013by
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A proof-of-concept created by Brock Heinz of Spaulding Clinical could have interesting implications for the future of clinical trials. That’s the topic I explore in a recent two-part guest post on Medidata’s Geeks Talk Clinical blog. In the two-part series I discuss: Why most patients have little interest in clinical trials Why EHRs are not enough to overcome patient recruitment [...]

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Clinical Collaboration Congress 2013: 20% Discount for Blog Readers

updated August 23, 2013by
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The all-new Clinical Collaboration Congress will take place September 25-27 at the Seaport Hotel in Boston, MA. In essence, Clinical Collaboration Congress is an interactive and collaborative event for clinical leaders interested in changing how the clinical trial industry does business. The CCC organizers are offering Rebar Interactive blog readers who attend the event a 20% discount. To claim the [...]

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