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eConsent as part of a patient journey

eConsent compared Achieving effective confirmation from the participant of their understanding and acceptance for their participation in a clinical trial is fundamentally critical in all regards. It is good for the patient, good for the research and good for the sponsor. It is also a legal requirement in most countries. A poorly informed participant may be a reluctant, poorly engaged…

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Finnish Student Health System, Meru Health, and eClinicalHealth partner to study a digital therapeutic intervention for depression

18th April 2018 No Comments

HELSINKI, Finland, 18 April 2018 – Finnish Student Health System (FSHS), Meru Health, and eClinicalHealth have partnered to study the efficacy and feasibility of a digital therapeutic intervention for depression in a randomized-controlled clinical trial. Participants are students at the Finnish Student Health System clinics who suffer from depression, a common mental disorder increasing in frequency among the student population. A total…

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Where do your patients sit on the engagement scale?

Sponsors have traditionally been hands-off when it comes to the relationship a patient may have with clinical research. They might provide materials to the site that in turn are passed onto the patient. They are required of course to provide a consent form. However, do they actually support the ‘engagement’? Interventional clinical trials, by their definition, intervene with a patient’s…

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Virtual trials for Cystic Fibrosis

I was honoured to be invited to speak at the Cystic Fibrosis (CF) clinical trials conference in Manchester, UK last week. About Cystic Fibrosis Cystic Fibrosis is a critical and debilitating illness that has historically shortened the lives of many individuals around the world. Fortunately, treatments have continued to improve outcomes, taking the median life expectancy of 5 years in…

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Clinpal for Patients App

STIRLING, Scotland – 16th Jan 2018 – Today eClinicalHealth announces the general availability of Clinpal for Patients, an App that further assists in engaging patients in a clinical trial. Doug Bain, Chief Technology Officer, describes why this is key for the patient experience in a clinical trial: “Many of the patients that participate in a clinical trial supported by Clinpal do so…

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