Jackie Barreau: On The Value of Patient Involvement in Research

Jackie Barreau on patient involvement in medical research

Recently, we participated in a 4 week online course through Stanford Medicine X run by Dr Larry Chu and Dr Amy Price called “Partnering with the patients and the public in medical research” . It provided a nice introduction to topics like consumerism in healthcare, what can be gained...

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Research Case Study: The ENDIA study – consumer engagement in practice – Part 2

Engagement in the ENDIA study Bill and Kelly

Recently, we spoke with Kelly (part of the research team) and Bill (a dad with type 1 diabetes) about consumer engagement in the ENDIA study, Australia’s largest study into the cause of type 1 diabetes, as a path to improve study recruitment, engagement and retention. In Part 1 of this...

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Research Case Study: The ENDIA study – consumer engagement in practice – Part 1

ENDIA study interview with Bill and Kelly

A couple of months ago, Kelly McGorm joined our Facebook group and we started up a conversation about her work recruiting for, and supporting the people participating in the ENDIA Study.  The ENDIA study is Australia’s largest study into the cause of type 1 diabetes and is currently recruiting...

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Reina’s Top 7 Reasons Why Clinical Trials Matter

Reina - Why Clinical Trials Matter

Our founder first crossed paths with Reina S. Weiner a couple of years ago, and interviewed her for the #WhyClinicalTrialsMatters campaign she started before founding Research4Me. You can catch up on that interview here where Reina shares why you need to either ask about clinical trials, or potentially miss...

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PExS2018 Part 3(Final): Getting Patients & Researchers Working Together

Working Together

In the 3rd and final wrap of the workshop we held at the NSW Patient Experience Symposium (#PExS2018), we cover what Anthony Brown, Executive Director of Health Consumers NSW (HCNSW) shared in his overview of HCNSW, their interest in research, and getting researchers and patients working together, based on the...

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Our learnings from the SLHD Patient & Family Symposium

SLHD Patient and Family Symposium

Sydney Local Health District (SLHD) are in the midst of their Innovation Week 2018. They chose to kick off the week with a Patient and Family Symposium, highlighting the importance of keeping patients and their families as the focus for their activities. Given our interest in patient engagement, we...

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Perspectives on consumers in research – #TrialsTues

Health Voices - Consumers in research

We are very passionate about the possibilities for health consumers in research, as well as their carers. It was for this very reason that Research4Me was launched – to make it easier for health consumers and their families/carers to connect with research. , . For example, 80% of clinical trials...

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Can better clinic environments create a better clinical trial experience?

Warm, friendly, relaxing…. these are not the words we usually associate with medical clinics.  Instead, we are more likely to associate the words cold, impersonal, uncomfortable due to the white or beige walls, plastic or metal chairs, lino or stone floors. So why would anyone want to volunteer their...

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#MedTech2017 Panel Recap: Patient Engagement in Clinical Trials

#MedTech2017 Panel Recap: Patient Engagement in Clinical Trials

Wednesday, 1 November, we had the privilege to be invited to be a panellist on a discussion about patient engagement in clinical trials at the Medical Technology Association of Australia’s (MTAA) annual medtech industry conference – MedTech 2017. The discussion was chaired by Melanie Gentgall, CEO of Praxis Australia, a non-profit...

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#AusCT Twitterchat 5May17: Involving the Public in Clinical Trials

#AusCT Twitterchat 5May17: Involving the Public in Clinical Trials

With last week being patients experience week and May being the month for raising awareness of clinical trials globally (peaking for International Clinical Trials Day 20 May), the May #AusCT chat is a perfect opportunity to talk about the many ways in which the public can be involved in clinical trials....

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