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Magnitude of Gratitude: Your HEALTH is in their CARE

The ability to measure a patient’s experience across their entire network of care is an important factor to most, if not all, healthcare organizations. The healthcare organization can be a large hospital system, a private practice, nursing home or even a clinic. Healthcare organizations are moving toward a new era where patients are center and…

Lack of Standardization Hinders Clinical Trial Workforce Opportunities

Editor’s Note: This blog is written by Michael Causey from ACRP. Standardization and high-quality training are keys to recruiting and retaining more principal investigators (PIs) for running clinical trials, according to panelists at the Clinical Trial Collaborations conference in Cambridge, Mass., on April 11. Luckily, the tools are available today. “This is a very encouraging…

Magnitude of Gratitude: From Healing Hands to the Patient

An astonishing 42% of providers have experienced burn out at some point during their career1. Burn out usually occurs when one does not feel valued or they experience disconnections with patients because of lack of time. If you really take a look at why providers get into the business of care, you will find they…

Magnitude of Gratitude: From Novel Concept to the Patient

Active, eager, and determined are just a few words to describe the numerous contributors who reside under the pharmaceutical company umbrella. The numerous contributors include scientists, engineers, leaders, patient enthusiasts, researchers and many more. High cost of drugs and the lengthy process to get medicines to market has often painted the pharmaceutical industry in a…

Magnitude of Gratitude: At the Core of Greater Gift

At the core of our organization is celebration and gratitude for the many individuals who make medical advancement accessible and possible for all through clinical research. Whether a trial participant or professional, there are many people sacrificing their time and working countless hours to develop new medicines so others – like our families, children, colleagues…

Welcome!

Welcome to the Greater Gift Blog! Our blog will give us a unique opportunity to share with you all things clinical research, while offering us a place to interact with our Greater Gift family, supporters, and followers. If you’re curious about what you can expect from our blog, read on. As we continue to advocate…

The Law of the Compounding Penny

My first lesson about compounding numbers began as a young child. My mom taught me the lesson of the penny. She asked if I would rather have a million dollars or a penny doubled everyday for 30 days? When first posed the question, I thought my Mom was out of her mind…of course, I would…

Igniting Awareness in Clinical Research: The Power Behind the Patient

Consistently in clinical research there has been an ever-present need for more clinical trial participants. Today, over 58 million people are needed to fill open clinical trials, sources estimate 2 million people are participating annually. Clearly, there is more work to be done, but total reinvention isn’t the only solution to achieve increased enrollment. It…

Pop, Pop, Popup Star!

When most people hear of clinical research they may not immediately think of themselves as a factor in advancing medicine. It is only when they are exposed to clinical trials do they recognize the importance of clinical research. What we need is increased awareness long before consideration and commitment to a clinical trial. Greater Gift, in partnership with…

Greater Gift Gets Involved with the Hero’s Journey Art project

Happy New Year! We hope you enjoyed a wonderful holiday and created forever memories with friends and family. As many do at the outset of a new year, the team at Greater Gift has taken time to reflect on the events, accomplishments and learnings from 2017, and we are beyond thankful for the many doors…