Family Caregivers Are Central to the Clinical Trial Experience

Huffington Post: April 9, 2013

According to leaders at pharmaceutical corporations, university research facilities, caregiving organizations and clinical trial associations, caregivers are an under-valued asset to the clinical trial experience. That’s why John Schall, CEO of the National Family Caregivers Association, has this advice to caregivers: “Insinuate yourself into the process. Make it clear to staff that you are the caregiver. Make suggestions that it be documented in the patient’s chart that you are the caregiver and want to be a part of the conversation… Very much put yourself in the middle and make it known you are a part of the process.” Read more