Overcoming the Trials of Trials

Published: Feb 11, 2016
How Direct-to-Patient Practices Improve Clinical Trials for Researchers and Manufacturers

Patient recruitment and retention is one of the greatest challenges to overcome in the world of clinical trials. Moving the trials from a hospital setting into patients’ homes makes it easier to recruit trial patients and allows for faster completion of important studies.

This executive brief will discuss:

  • The benefits of a direct-to-patient model
  • Bringing solutions to the patient
  • Home trial protocol considerations
Author
Sam Herbert
Sam Herbert
President
World Courier Management

Sam leads the World Courier business, spanning more than 140 company-owned offices in 50+ countries. Prior to his role as President, Herbert was Chief Operating Officer, responsible for World Courier’s global functions. Before joining World Courier in 2013 as Vice President of Strategy, Herbert was a partner in Oliver Wyman's Health and Life Sciences practice where he advised some of the world's leading pharmaceutical, healthcare and pharmaceutical services companies, including AmerisourceBergen. Herbert holds an AB of Economics, cum laude, from Harvard College and is based in World Courier's global headquarters in London.