Trials designed around the patient

IQVIA Virtual Trials brings studies directly to patients wherever they are — as 100% remote studies or as hybrids blending patient-centric approaches with traditional site-based elements. Our decentralized model offers the adaptability necessary to meet any sponsor’s requirements — small or large, local or global.

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Faster, higher quality patient-centric studies

IQVIA Virtual Trials can expand your geographic reach, providing access to diverse populations and difficult-to-recruit candidates. Built on a foundation of global clinical operations capabilities and deep therapeutic expertise, IQVIA Virtual Trials help solve some of the toughest clinical study challenges.

  • Accelerate patient recruitment. IQVIA taps unparalleled global data and analytics to identify the right patients wherever they are.
  • Strengthen patient engagement. IQVIA’s flexible decentralized trial models greatly reduce patient burden by delivering studies directly to the patients in a concierge digital experience that supports participation wherever life takes them.
  • Improve quality and patient safety. Virtual trials can reduce variation in data collection and provide near real-time data to enhance safety signal detection.
  • Reduce complexity and trial timelines. Digitally enabled workflows and engagement platforms simplify clinical trials processes leading to fewer errors and shorter timelines.

The right technology to boost your study performance

At the center of our virtual trials solution is IQVIA Study Hub. Purpose-built on a highly secure, scalable SaaS platform, our Study Hub technology enables the orchestration of all virtual or hybrid study activities.

  • Telemedicine with up to five participants
  • Patient eDiaries and questionnaires
  • Intelligent workflow enabling better collaboration
  • Upload medical records and visit documents
  • Collaborate across key stakeholders and systems
  • Securely track IMP/lab kits shipped directly to patients

Study Hub – available in multiple languages and as a mobile app – empowers patients across the globe with a concierge digital experience, including: text reminders, alerts, live chat, 24/7 support, and a scheduling tool to confirm or reschedule study visits.

A scalable, adaptable model that works for you

Virtual trials are not a one-size-fits all approach. Every trial setting and patient population has unique needs, and the operational format must be customized to accommodate those needs and ensure success.

Our Virtual Trials team leverages IQVIA’s deep therapeutic expertise, purpose-built technology, global investigator network and unparalleled data to tailor a fully remote or hybrid solution that meets your needs.

With experience delivering decentralized trials across the United States, Europe and Asia, IQVIA helps sponsors of all sizes accelerate timelines and achieve study goals through:
  • Side-by-Side comparison models with virtual/traditional study arms
  • Hybrid blends with both remote and site-based elements
  • Long-term follow-up studies in a virtual environment
  • Specialized models digital therapeutics
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