Breakthrough Patient Recruitment

Join Us in the “Rethink Research” Challenge

The current average cost of a wedding in the United States is $26,444. Beyond the expense, every year, couples invest months in meticulous planning-guest lists, table settings, floral arrangements, venues, catering, music, and countless other facets. After all of the carefully weighed decisions, intricate coordination and thoughtful details, imagine if only a few of your guests showed up. A similar experience is a daily occurrence for clinical research teams that work hard to give patie… [Read More]

MMG Breakthrough Patient Recruitment at DIA

We are excited to welcome our colleagues to the home of MMG's headquarters- Washington, DC, for this year's DIA Annual Meeting. DEVELOP. INNOVATE. ADVANCE. Come see how we are putting our patient recruitment innovations to work. Together, we are breaking through. MMG will again be supporting our friends at Children's National Health System in Washington, D.C., with a stuffed animal donation program.   Choose your favorite zoo animal to put a smile on a child's fa… [Read More]

ResearchKit Enrolls Thousands in Clinical Trials: What Next?

Technology plays a large part in patient recruitment and tracking for clinical trials. Apple's new initiative called ResearchKit is offering researchers a new tool to collect and share information. Although this tool is new to the market, a Stanford University study has already used ResearchKit and was able to enroll more than 10,000 people in less than 24 hours. While the initial numbers are staggering for anyone who has worked to recruit patients for a clinical trial, we have to kee… [Read More]

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