By Industry Standard Research
Virtual trials — clinical research where patients can participate from the comfort of their own home — are an emerging field that researchers hope will make patient recruitment faster, improve patient retention, and provide researchers with data in real time. ISR recently asked site startup experts about their company’s stance on virtual trials.
“What is your organization’s stance on virtual trials? These are trials in which patients participate from home rather than in a clinical setting using technologies such as apps, monitoring devices, and online platforms. These are also called ‘decentralized’ or ‘site-less’ trials.” (n=123)