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“When it comes to dedication, ICTS is second to none. Our study was in crisis mode. Everything we tried had failed. ICTS developed a novel approach to physician referral that prevented yet another round of adding investigators.”
Project Director, Top 50 Pharmaceutical Company

Happy Holidays

From all of us at ICTS, may you have a safe and enjoyable holiday season.      

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  • Published December 21 2016

Who Killed the QR Code? Are the Alternatives the Next to Die?

The death of QR codes due to phone manufacturers not adopting the technology and failing to include a QR code reader as part of the phone’s built-in app package has been an ever-present discussion in marketing for some time now. Yes, the QR code has died…and, with all things technology based, once proclaimed as dead it STAYS dead. We were early adopters of placing those abstract-art-looking white and black boxes in all of our patient-facing printed materials for our clients&rsquo...

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  • Published April 19 2016

Using Social Media to Extend the Impact of Other Tactics in Patient Recruitment

We are often asked if social media has a real place in patient recruitment. The simple answer is yes. Social media can be an effective part of your recruitment program, from the legal aspects of getting materials approved to the logistics of organic recruitment in a commercialized internet, executing an effective social media program may take some time and effort on your part. However, when done properly, the results can far outweigh the cost of time and money. As we have said, nothing survives...

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  • Published April 19 2016

Season's Greetings from ICTS

From all of us to all of you.  Be joyous, be healthy and be safe. Tom Sturgis, Ken Wallace and Gregg Sweet

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  • Published December 08 2015

Patient Recruitment Questions Every Clinical Team Should Ask When Planning Their Protocol

Ken Wallace, ICTS VP of Clinical Operations and President of Clinical Trial Marketing communications was recently featured in an article in PharmaPhorum. http://www.pharmaphorum.com/articles/applying-marketing-thinking-to-the-clinical-trial-process

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  • Published March 04 2015

ICTS Featured in CW Weekly

Great News!  CenterWatch has published an article about ICTS in the December 15, 2014 edition of CW Weekly. https://rebelreach.blob.core.windows.net/3884/ICTS_CW-Weekly_12-15-14.pdf

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  • Published January 15 2015

ICTS reaches one year mark for work on the GRADE study

ICTS reaches one year mark for work on the GRADE study.  It has now been just over a year since we began our three year project with the NIH sponsored GRADE study for type 2 diabetes.  What a great bunch of people at the George Washington University Biostatistics Center, the National Institute for Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disorders (NIDDK) of the NIH, the 46 sites across the country from University Medicals Centers and the VA, all of the physicians and coordinators.  Our ...

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  • Published November 12 2014

ICTS social media for clinical research soars

ICTS social media for clinical research soars.  Just completed a comprehensive test of our new social media tool...net results are less than 35 dollars per pre-qualified, pre-screened referral.  Results for different studies will vary...but, Wow......just plain WOW.

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  • Published November 12 2014

One great idea can open the door to EVERYTHING

"One great idea can open the door to EVERYTHING."A quote from the AMC series Mad Men by character Don Draper as he relates his life's mission statement to his creative team.This is the basis for everything we do....from pre-clinical compound development through patient recruitment messaging.  Ideas change the world.

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  • Published November 12 2014

We mourn the passing of a great person Felix A Maung-Gyi

We mourn the passing of a great, truly ethical person.  Felix A. Khin-Maung-Gyi, Pharm.D. M.B.A. CIP RAC, founder of Chesapeake Research Review passed recently.  I have many fond memories but I'll direct you to CenterWatch for a most well-formed article. http://www.centerwatch.com/news-online/article/7007/in-appreciation-felix-gyi-will-be-remembered-for-his-passion-leadership-and-desire-to-educate-pay-it-forward#sthash.ItP6PUPk.dpbs

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  • Published November 12 2014