Lay summaries (LS) “translate” complex medical terminology and concepts into language patients and consumers can understand – a task that must done carefully to avoid losing meaning or accuracy. Making these available in multiple languages is a highly complex, intricate process that requires the expertise of an experienced life sciences localization team to ensure successful communication and cultural appropriateness. … Continue readingTransparency, Comprehension, and Compliance: Key Factors in Translating and Localizing Lay Summaries (LS)
Welcome to the introductory episode of the Life Sciences — In-Focus podcast, brought to you by Vistatec. The podcast introduces a new avenue for exploring the dynamic and ever-evolving world of life sciences. Episode 0 expertly set the stage for what promises to be a series of insightful and engaging discussions. Read the recap here. … Continue readingIntroducing the Life Sciences — In Focus Podcast: Expert Insights in Life Sciences
With improved guidance and the maturation of digital health technologies (DHTs), decentralized clinical trials (DCTs) are here to stay. This is excellent news in many ways: DCTs provide a path to addressing tough, longstanding challenges in clinical trials. Properly planned and executed, DCTs allow for accelerated cohort recruitment and clinical development timelines. Additional benefits include enhanced retention, better participant adherence, greater diversity, and more representative patient access, leading to a more robust evidence base. … Continue readingLanguage, Translation and Localization: Key Factors in Decentralized Clinical Trials (DCTs)
In the first installment of Vistatec’s Life Sciences – In Focus series, Amanda Murphy, Senior Director of Data Intelligence and Solutions at GlobalData, presented the biopharmaceutical industry’s outlook for 2024. The event yielded valuable insights into the trends and themes predicted for the upcoming year, focusing on the clinical trials landscape, including decentralized clinical trials and diversity. Read the key learnings here. … Continue readingLife Sciences – In Focus: Leveraging Data and Trends for 2024 – Key Learnings
Participant diversity is critical to achieving equitable representation in the clinical trial landscape. Sponsors must proactively plan outreach, enrollment, and retention strategies for diverse communities.
Such strategies should incorporate professional translation, language access, and culturally sensitive localization. Discover the importance of diversity in clinical trials and how LSPs can help.