Schizophrenia caregivers – realizing the impact

Schizophrenia is a debilitating condition that makes it difficult for patients to perform routine daily tasks or hold a job. The impairments caused by schizophrenia’s symptoms require caregivers to be more heavily involved in patients’ day-to-day activities. While the effects… Continue Reading

How Should Health Care Providers Measure and Market the “Value” of their Services?

There was a time when we did not spend a lot of time worrying about the quality of the health care services we received.  Our families went to the doctor who was known as a “good doctor” and we received… Continue Reading

Sneak Peak at Pharma Industry Survey on Observational Research: Progress not Perfection

By Jeff Trotter, President, Continuum Clinical I write this blog the evening before giving a presentation on observational research to users of a popular clinical trials electronic data collection (EDC) system. This is a talk I’ve given easily a hundred… Continue Reading

Real-World Evidence: Why Patients Matter.

“Take 2 tablets and call me in the morning“ We’ve moved, finally, beyond assuming that an off-the-cuff statement like “take 2 and call me in the morning” is sufficient.  But maybe we haven’t moved far enough to ask the important… Continue Reading

Is Your RWE Study In the Weeds? Meet Some Experts Who Can Help.

This year, you can’t swing the proverbial “dead cat” without running into a meeting on Real World Evidence.  This flurry of activity portends good things in that decision-makers are placing greater importance on real world effectiveness data.  Most of us… Continue Reading