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Decentralised & hybrid clinical trials

Patient focused research for better outcomes

With the rising cost and time to bring new drugs to market and more recently the pandemic outbreak, the demand for decentralised and hybrid trials has risen. These alternative trial models can range in shape and form to include digital health technologies, in-home clinical visits and remote monitoring.

Biopharma perspective: The promise of decentralised models and diversity in clinical trials

Biopharma perspective: The promise of decentralised models and diversity in clinical trials

ICON invited senior biopharma executives to discuss how decentralised and hybrid clinical trial models can provide increased resilience and how their respective organisations are currently or likely to address diversity and inclusion in clinical trials going forward. Our summary report outlines how these executives see the opportunity in the developments of 2020, paving the way for continuous improvements into the future.

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Patient insight - decentralised & hybrid clinical trials

Patient insight - decentralised & hybrid clinical trials

Engaging patients more fully and making sure decentralised clinical trials are easing rather increasing burden is going to be crucial to using these models in the longer term. Early in 2021, ICON conducted a survey to compare it to one conducted in 2019 to see if the COVID-19 outbreak had changed the sentiment and increased interest in participating in clinical trials remotely.

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Decentralised and hybrid clinical trials

Decentralised and hybrid clinical trials

Decentralised and hybrid clinical trials have been prevalent for years, yet sponsors have struggled to execute these patient-centric trials effectively.  Explore the perceived barriers and how you can make these models a feasible option for the future.

 

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The patient perspective - decentralised and hybrid trials

The patient perspective - decentralised and hybrid trials

What does the patient want? In 2019, ICON conducted a web-based survey through its global research site network, Accellacare, to get the patient view and learn whether bringing the trial to the patient makes a difference in accessing more patients. With over 4,000 patient responses, we explore perceptions and preferences around what makes it easier for patients to participate in clinical trials and to determine whether industry perception was reality.

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Building resilience in pharma R&D by decentralising and digitising

The COVID-19 outbreak has driven the desire for more resilient clinical trials. The deployment of remote clinical monitoring is proving its value in helping to keep trials going at a time when site management is particularly challenging. But realising this transformation requires a flexible mindset, investment in new technologies and close collaboration between stakeholders.

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Advancing digital endpoints

Advancing digital endpoints

Although mHealth devices and sensors are continuing to evolve, and it is now possible to capture a vast array of physiological data, the operationalisation of digital trials is not without challenges. Navigate the shift from traditional trial models to agile, patient-centric processes driven by digital health technologies.

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Agile clinical monitoring

Agile clinical monitoring

During COVID-19 the levels of remote monitoring increased due to site closures and safety reasons. Now is the time to learn from that experience and review whether a hybrid model of remote monitoring and centralised monitoring is the way forward for some trials. Learn best practices in analysing and assessing risk in clinical monitoring and how to remain agile adapting to environmental conditions and therapeutic focus.

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Please visit ICON's Preference Centre and select 'Decentralised & Hybrid Clinical Trials' under 'Patient Centricity' to receive new insights on decentralised & hybrid clinical trials.

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ICON's solutions in decentralised and hybrid clinical trials

Decentralised and hybrid trials bring a wide range of benefits to the patient and the sponsor. Find out more about the range of decentralised and hybrid trials services available from ICON.

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