CDISC and patient recruitment Clinical trials again top our list with articles about patient recruitment and the growth of Big Data!

1. Patient empowerment key to trial recruitment, report finds  This article leads to a very interesting white paper discussing the inefficiencies of recruiting and retaining patients.

2. CDISC, TransCelerate release new standards for diabetes, cardiovascular disease  New standards for the diabetes and cardiovascular disease, made available by CDISC and TransCelerate Biopharma, are hopeful to increase the efficiency of clinical research.

3. Prepare to embrace digital biomarkers in trials or lose competitiveness  Partner Medidata has warned that the advent of Big Data in clinical trials will mean companies not using digital biomarkers are unlikely to exist by 2025.