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Utilize Tools and Resources to Improve Recruitment and Retention

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We often only think about budget in the beginning. NIMICT outlined budgeting considerations for a balanced budget but more importantly, an effective trial.

Site Selection

Who is in your trial? Site selection is a critical facet for a successful study with a robust and diverse patient sample. It is important to understand geographic differences by age, sex, race, ethnicity, and insurance, Medicare coverage, when selecting trial sites. NIMICT gathered tools and resources to help you do so.

Statistical Analyses and Data

NIMICT collected pertinent websites, articles, and guides to help you properly compute power and statistical analyses for your trial.

Community Partnerships

Community partnerships can improve your trial in significant ways. NIMICT highlights the importance of engaging patients, families, and community advocates throughout the research process.

Communication Techniques

Communication with your participants but also your study team members can make or break your trial. NIMICT explains how to effectively communicate with diverse stakeholders.


Recruitment / enrollment practices are the way to a successful clinical trial. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) notes that more than 80% of clinical trials in the U.S. fail to meet their recruitment timelines. NIMICT outlines best practices to avoid this!


Without retaining patients, all of your hard work is in jeopardy. NIMICT includes the best practices to ensure patient retention.