Good recruitment is one of the key elements that will directly affect the clinical trial success.
And yet, although so important, it is still customized to leave recruitment at the hand of the sites and rely on their good will and performance.
When recruitment is successful, most likely an external expert is hired to lead the recruitment strategy.
Recruitment costs money. This is budget well spent that pays off, and the most cost effective method is the online recruitment.
Sponsors were not used to pay for recruitment, but in the last 2-3 years, we see more and more customers, who understand that as much as you allocate a budget for CRO, data management or IVRS service, you need a budget line for recruitment