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Nicholas Focil, Chief Executive Officer, FOMAT Medical Research

Elusive Definitions Stymie Progress on Clinical Trial Quality

A former Supreme Court Justice, struggling to define the term pornography in a landmark case, famously hedged his bets by saying he knew it when he saw it. Many research professionals feel a similar challenge when defining the term quality—especially when examining it in terms of the various stages of a clinical trial. “I’m a […]

Health Quest Systems Deploying IBM Watson for Clinical Trial Matching

Hospital System Taps AI to Boost Enrollment Rates

Health Quest Systems Inc. (HQS), a four-hospital health system operating in New York’s Hudson Valley and northwest Connecticut, is betting big on artificial intelligence (AI) as a way to boost stubbornly low enrollment rates in some clinical trials. HQS announced today (March 21) it will deploy IBM Watson for Clinical Trial Matching, a cognitive computing […]

Liz Wool, RN, BSN, CCRA, CMT, President, Wool Consulting Group Inc.

Trial Practitioners Grapple with Stringent ICH GCP E6(R2) Demands

Updated expectations in the International Council for Harmonization’s (ICH’s) guideline for Good Clinical Practice (GCP) E6(R2) are changing the way institutions and investigators calibrate and implement appropriate and adequate approaches for qualifying external labs and other testing facilities, and for ensuring oversight of many of the trial-related tasks delegated to those outside organizations. Industry has […]

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ACRP 2019

April 12-15, 2019 in Nashville—ACRP 2019 brings the clinical research community together to learn, connect, and explore opportunities to drive excellence in clinical research. ACRP 2019 is the ideal venue for learning the practical strategies, best practices, and creative solutions needed to improve clinical trial operations. Back by popular demand—earn 24 ACRP contact hours!


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