Participant Recruitment & Join

study recruitment and join process

Designing the ProofPilot Recruitment and Join Process

Participants may learn about your study in many ways. Designing the study recruitment and join process will help you maximize the participant experience. ProofPilot provides functionality to handle these different recruitment scenarios automatically Participant Proctored Join: A participant may join...

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Reviewing Translations

The ProofPilot participant experience is available in various languages. ProofPilot leverages a tool called Transifex to speed translation into new languages so we may engage participants. If you’d like to see the ProofPilot participant experience in a specific language let...

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ProofPilot translated to Icelandic

What Languages is ProofPilot Available In?

On April 30th, 2018, ProofPilot went international. Now, the standard ProofPilot participant experience components are translated in many languages for participants around the world.  This list shows the status of our localization efforts. Create study content in any of these...

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Overcoming an Aborted In Person Join

Despite the best intentions, “stuff happens.”   How do you overcome from a situation when you are recruiting an individual into a study in-person, and there’s an interruption during the process? How do you overcome from an aborted in person join?...

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signature or informed consent

Should I use an electronic signature or button based consent?

The decision is entirely yours – and will likely be heavily influenced by your institutional review board. We find that studies that include some kind of biomedical intervention that is beyond something an individual would do on a day to...

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ProofPilot protocol design

Why does my eligibility data collection task show up after the eligibility check?

Before a person can be in a study, you need to learn a little bit more about them, so you can decide whether they meet the needs for your study. This is the eligibility process. The eligibility process typically consists...

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Study recruitment page

Does showing the name of a participant who invited a user to a study violate confidentiality?

To increase study credibility, reduce stigma, and make studies a more engaging fun activity, ProofPilot gives participants the opportunity to invite other participants. They may do so by sharing on Facebook, Twitter, LInkedIn, and in the future via e-mail and...

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informed consent

Completing your Initial Informed Consent

Default Initial Informed Consent All studies need to communicate the risks and benefits associated with participation. Therefore, ProofPilot, automatically includes the Initial informed consent study task. Individuals who pass the eligibility check will be presented with a study task to...

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social share features

Do the social features on ProofPilot violate HIPAA regulations or compromise participant protections?

No. ProofPilot does provide social features to improve retention, increase awareness and generally make research more like other activities a participant engages in on the web and in life. All ProofPilot social features are controlled entirely by the participant. They...

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everyones a researcher

Collecting information to determine eligibility

Most studies require a certain type of participant. You don’t want anyone and everyone in your study. You want to screen individuals for eligibility in your study. ProofPilot helps you do that automatically. Add some initial tasks that collect data...

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