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