Social media is an excellent way to find project managers or other people involved in site selection. After finding such individuals, it is important to cater any outreach efforts toward their interests.
The most difficult part of obtaining studies is approaching sponsors. This video offers suggestions to help research sites stand out after identifying sponsors through clinicaltrials.gov.
Study participants sometimes have trouble with compliance, due to the complexity of a protocol, and may end their participation. If enough sites report problems with the protocol, the sponsor will sometimes amend certain procedures.
Each Principal Investigator (PI) will become involved with their respective research clinic with varying degrees of oversight. This video describes different strategies that are used by PI’s to continue the progress of a study.
The location of a brand new research clinic is a big decision. Two major considerations are the number of Medical Doctors, and the amount of competing clinics in the area.
Special considerations should be made when buying either small or large research sites. Startup research sites, however, have the most potential to grow.