StudyKIK Announces New Mobile Study Application for Patients in Clinical Trials to Revolutionize Patient Engagement & Retention During Study Participation

Monday, December 16, 2019 News on IT in Healthcare
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StudyKIK now offers pharmaceutical companies a patient-designed and research site-focused engagement & retention mobile application for patients that randomize into a clinical trial to address the concern of patients dropping out of a trial or losing interest.

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- StudyKIK, a clinical trial patient recruitment and technology company that owns hundreds of digital patient communities and provides technology solutions for clinical trials, has announced its Patient Engagement & Retention Mobile Application that is fully-customizable per protocol. StudyKIK's Patient Engagement & Retention Application provides a user-friendly technology for clinical trial participants that are randomized into clinical trials. This mobile application has been developed to address the industry problem of retaining those that join a clinical trial but drop out at some point after their participation has begun. This patient centric mobile application is expected to have up to 73% increase in patient study retention and over 200% increase in patient engagement through the application.

StudyKIK has built this mobile application to seamlessly integrate into StudyKIK's MyStudyKIK portal that over 9,000 research site users use on a day-to-day basis all while blinded data outputs are instantly viewable through pharmaceutical companies overall StudyKIK Study Management Portal. This technology has been built to strengthen StudyKIK's quest in being able support clinical trials in a single platform from the earliest moment when a patient begins to learn about a clinical trial, to their Screening & Consent, and now from Randomization all the way through Study Completion.

Research sites will be able to directly interface with patients as they progress through their trial, allowing them to build trust, address concerns, and raise compliance rates among participants. StudyKIK's Patient Engagement & Retention application is designed to increase engagement by providing randomized patients with tools such as, a study progress meter, medication reminders, Uber & Lyft transportation integrations, around-the-clock live phone support from StudyKIK's in-house Patient Support Call Center, study document access, patient payment tracker, e-diary, and any partner integrations needed. Patient support, trial adherence, and study completion rates will increase from patients being regularly engaged and connected to their clinical trial with this new technology. The Patient Retention & Engagement application is developed on both iOS and Android platforms, fully compliant with ESIGN, HIPAA, GDPR, and completely secure with all data being encrypted.

StudyKIK's Chief Strategy Officer Sam Haiden stated, "StudyKIK's new patient retention & engagement app will revolutionize the way patients and research sites interact during a clinical trial. Our approach is novel in its simplicity for patient use, depth of data capture, and synergy with our other proprietary software. Through this new application, our goal is to simplify the participation of patients and researchers during the entire clinical trial while improving access to data for the benefit of future trials and participants."

This HIPAA and GDPR compliant Patient Engagement & Retention App further advances StudyKIK's core mission of ensuring that patients feel as supported as possible when going through the clinical trial process all while speeding up patient recruitment and study completion. By providing patients with a convenient way to receive reminders, guidance, and answers to their questions while participating in trial, this greatly increases the ability of completing a clinical trial. This application supports StudyKIK's offering in being the single patient recruitment platform which integrates patient application technology with Research Sites, CROs, and Sponsors' technology management platforms.

More about StudyKIK: StudyKIK is a patient recruitment and technology platform that was founded on patient communities on all major social media channels to increase awareness for clinical trials. Servicing over 3,600 research sites, StudyKIK owns hundreds of social media patient and caregiver communities across Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest to connect patients to clinical trials. They have addressed the clinical trial patient recruitment problem by building the technology solutions needed for research sites and pharmaceutical companies to access, manage, and communicate with high-quality patients in real-time.



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