Virtual Clinical Trials: Lessons from the pandemic

Pandemic Zoomination


Virtual clinical trials (VCTs) are site-less clinical trials, which utilizes technology along with the inclusion of web platforms for recruitment, counseling, measurement of endpoints, adverse reaction study, and many such procedures that are followed during a traditional clinical trial; allowing the patients to be home-based at every stage of the clinical trial.

VCTs are cost-effective, faster, with better retention rates, have good demographic representation and, are time-saving trials. There are few limitations associated with virtual trials such as it is restricted for life-threatening diseases or one that require large procedures such as biopsies, high imaging systems capital equipment such as MRI cannot be performed as virtual trials.

Through this whitepaper, DelveInsight is representing the current scenario of virtual clinical trial in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry. The whitepaper includes an overview, comparison between traditional and virtual clinical trial, impact of COVID-19 on clinical trial, past and on-going virtual clinical…

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