Before Planning Your Next Clinical Trial Consider the Most Effective Statistical Methods to Minimize Costs

This short presentation will describe at least five statistically-oriented methods that can significantly enhance your trial. Some of these have almost no implication for study costs.

There are multiple ways to reduce clinical trial costs while increasing its chance for success. So before even thinking about determining your sample size, design your trial to be efficient. If you do this correctly you will both increase the power of your trial and reduce the resources needed for it. In this presentation we will show how, when applying simple statistical techniques, you and the statistician can optimize your trial’s cost and enhance its chance for success.