Archive: Digital Technology

Younger Parkinson’s patients show strong interest in clinical trial participation and high comfort with digital research technology.

Author: parexcel
Posted: January 4th, 2022

Parkinson’s disease (PD), a lifelong and progressive neurological condition, affects about one million people in the United States alone. Primary PD symptoms involve motor impairments, like slowness of movement, gait problems, rigidity, and tremors, as well as significant “invisible” non-motor symptoms, cognitive problems, anxiety, depression, sleep disorders, and digestive problems, which can be disabling. Within

The Rise of Decentralized Clinical Trials Is Disrupting Traditional Patient Recruitment

Author: parexcel
Posted: April 14th, 2021

Buzz about decentralized clinical trials (DCTs) and hybrid designs has been around for years; however, it took the in-person restrictions brought about by COVID-19 to accelerate their adoption. The major advantages of DCTs – untethered recruiting from physical site locations, patient-centric accommodations, integration of modern technology – all drastically affect the role of sites in

Clinical Trial Patients Are Slow to Adopt New Technology – Here’s Why

Posted: November 20th, 2019

Advancements in digital technology have the potential to transform clinical trials. But some patients remain hesitant.

Deloitte Releases Timeline for Implementing Digital Technology in Clinical Trials at Scale

Posted: May 23rd, 2018

New technology promises to increase efficiency and boost patient recruitment, but its adoption is projected to be a slow process. Here’s what CROs and sponsors can expect.

Clinical Trial Technology Will Continue to Evolve In 2018

Posted: January 10th, 2018

What will clinical trial tech bring in 2018? Here are some of our predictions.

Microsoft Wants to Use Digital Technology to Improve Clinical Trial Efficiency

Posted: November 8th, 2017

Another tech giant is entering the clinical trial market with the hopes of accelerating the drug development process.

Patient Diversity in Clinical Trials: How Technology Can Make a Difference

Posted: February 15th, 2017

Ethnic and racial diversity in clinical research is still a massive issue, and sponsors and CROs need to seek out more scalable, cost-effective solutions.

Will the Clinical Trial Industry Embrace Cloud Technology?

Posted: January 25th, 2017

Major pharmaceutical companies are beginning to leverage eHealth and cloud technologies in order to improve trial efficiency and reduce costs.