Breakthrough Patient Recruitment

Part 1: To Vaccinate or Not to Vaccinate: Why that Should Not be a Question

Vaccinations are commonplace in developed countries, especially the United States. They're required for enrolling in most states' public schools, highly encouraged for travel into foreign countries, and have virtually eliminated diseases like polio from our daily lives. Lately, however, these vaccinations have become increasingly controversial, as a growing number of parents choose not to immunize their children. A large part of why parents have begun to question the safety and e… [Read More]

Warming Up for SCOPE 2015!

Each year, we look forward to kicking off our conference attendance at the annual Summit for Clinical Operations Executives (SCOPE) February 24 - 26.  Especially for those of us in MMG's Washington, D.C., office, Florida is the perfect setting to reconnect with colleagues and make new connections with sponsors, sites, and partners.   With six subject matter tracks running across the course of three days, there is much to see and hear regarding the future of clinical trials… [Read More]

Caring for the Caregiver: A Volunteer’s Experience with Alzheimer’s Disease

Several years ago, I volunteered at an assisted living center for people with Alzheimer's disease. And, although it was some time ago, the experience is still with me. It has impacted my life. As a health communicator, I understand the importance of care giving for others, but as a volunteer, I learned the importance of caring for the caregiver. I recall the joy I experienced when a resident who I took for a walk or shared a cup of coffee with would reward me with a smile. I recall d… [Read More]

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