Considerations for Older Patients Interacting with Outcome Assessment Techonolgy

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In clinical research, ePRO and other electronic methods of data capture have become standard tools. From outcomes data collection to informed consent, sponsors build electronic data capture methods into trial designs, but may not fully account for older users’ challenges.

Signant’s research suggests that older adults actually prefer to use technology, and their primary challenges are related to difficulty with seeing, hearing, or dexterity.

This ebook explores older adults’ perspectives on technology, their challenges, and applies these findings to recommendations and best practices when designing protocols and data capture solutions for them.

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