All Participant Identification and Recruitment Resources

PRIDEnet: 2017 Annual Questionnaire

Published by Jordan Capizola | updated on February 6, 2018

“2017 Annual Questionnaire” is our current, live Annual Questionnaire for The PRIDE Study. It was developed by our Research Advisory Committee (Drs. Obedin-Maliver, Lunn, Annesa Flentje, Matthew Capriotti, Micah Lubensky). It is based primarily on many published scales and pre-existing questionnaires, but also includes some novel questions created by our Research Advisory Committee. It is definitely informed by feedback from our pilot research (~18,000 enrolled participants), including types of health information collected, and research question language and composition. Read more

PRIDEnet: The PRIDE Study Ancillary Study Proposal Form

Published by Jordan Capizola | updated on February 6, 2018

“The PRIDE Study Ancillary Study Proposal Form” is the update version of our Topic Specific Study application for researchers to complete. It was developed by our Research Advisory Committee, based on clinical and research expertise, with input from our Participant Advisory Committee.   Read more

Mid-South CDRN: Clinical Trials Recruitment Graphic Tool

Published by Adrianna Evans | updated on February 5, 2018

This paired spreadsheet and instruction set provides a template and explanation of how to create a graphic representation of recruitment of participants over time. This tool can be used to understand recruitment or "accrual", as the tool refers to it, in reports or develop ones of your own. Instructions: Accrual graph instructions- generic for sharing Spreadsheet: Template Trial Accrual Tool Template testing. Read more

Best Practice Sharing Session: PCORnet Commons Tools for Electronic Consent Workgroup Webinar Series: Part 2

Published by Adrianna Evans | updated on January 10, 2018

This presentation, originally recorded on, November 13, 2017, looked at e-consent from several different perspectives. The presentation discussed different technologies used to obtain consent in different contexts. It details different guidelines as well as use of layered consent. Speakers: Dr. Holly Peay, RTI Dr. Erin Rothwell, University of Utah David Borasky, WIRB-Copernicus Group   [video width="1024" height="768" mp4=""][/video]   Read more

Best Practice Sharing Session: Pragmatic Trial App Suite: Supporting Patient Engagement Trial Recruitment and More

Published by Jordan Capizola | updated on November 13, 2017

This presentation helped answer the question, "How can we conduct pragmatic comparative effectiveness research more efficiently without sacrificing quality?" Tom Carton discussed the four potential solutions for multi-site pragmatic research, which included the Common Data Model, Pragmatic Trial App Suite, Global Patient ID, and Patient Network. Speaker: Dr. Tom Carton, REACHnet Final LaCDRN Best Practices Presentation Presented on May 6, 2015 Read more

Best Practice Sharing Session: Telemedicine for remote electronic informed consent

Published by Adrianna Evans | updated on November 13, 2017

This presentation, originally hosted on May 12, 2015, introduces This platform can be used to obtain informed consent online, from a remote location. Speakers: Dr. Brandon Welch   BPSS Telemedicine for Remote Electronic Informed consent Read more

Strategies to Increase Inclusiveness

Published by Joanna Ball | updated on January 10, 2018

Title Source / Author(s) Key FIndings A community-partnered, participatory cluster-randomized study of depression care quality improvement:  Three-year outcomes July 2017, Psychiatric Services, Ong, M.K. et al.   Article highlights the incorporation of Community Partnered Participatory Research Network’s (CPPRN) principles of trust development, respect, equal power sharing, and two-way knowledge exchange in clinical research. Community Engagement and Planning was more effective than Resources for Services in improving mental health-related quality of life, reducing hospitalizations, and shifting services toward community-based programs. Strategies addressing barriers to clinical trial enrollment of underrepresented populations: A systematic review Nov. 2014, Contemporary Clinical Trials Heller, C. et... Read more

Eureka Digital Research Platform

Published by Joanna Ball | updated on November 13, 2017

This resource provides background information about the Eureka Digital Research Platform developed by the Health eHeart Alliance. Eureka was built by Health eHeart Alliance researchers from the University of California San Francisco and sponsored by the NIH. The platform is available to anyone who wants to conduct medical or health-related human subject-based research, including citizen-scientists, NIH investigators, university or other non-profit investigators, industry investigators or others. Read more

Rare Diseases Task Force Guidance Document

Published by Joanna Ball | updated on November 13, 2017

This guidance document is intended for PCORnet-affiliated researchers who are planning or implementing recruitment and retention activities for PCORnet rare disease research cohorts. The document was collectively written and edited by the inaugural members of the PCORnet Rare Diseases Task Force (RDTF). The document was published May 2015. Read more

IAN: Subject Recruitment Application

Published by Jordan Capizola | updated on November 7, 2017

This is the application IAN uses to recruit subjects for its studies. Use it as an example for how to make your own applications. Read more