Article: Report Reveals Trial Enrollment Drivers, Distrust of Pharmaceutical Co. Sponsors
Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)
Report on Research Compliance
Volume 20, Number 10
September 21, 2023
By Theresa Defino
It’s not surprising that most people don’t hold informed—or strong beliefs about clinical trials—they’re what is termed “research-naïve,” meaning they have little or no personal experience with them. And so are most providers.
Sponsors and investigators—and funders, of course—are always in need of willing research participants and often additional study sites and partners. It’s important to know what fears, hopes, misconceptions and hesitations potential participants of all types may have that might drive—or dissuade—involvement so that these can be addressed.