This article discusses the need for patient-centric technologies in clinical research. Before choosing a patient engagement tool though, sponsors should first consider the patient population, the study\u2019s goals, and their organization\u2019s structure. Once you decide on the best patient engagement solution, you\u2019ll need to know how to measure the tool\u2019s success. It\u2019s important to monitor: Patient retention ratesProtocol deviationsImproved adherenceDiary completion rates But how do you get patients to use the digital engagement solution? We share some recommendations.