ACRP Calls for Focus on Competence as Solution to Shortage of Monitors in Clinical Research Workforce

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 28, 2016 CONTACT: Jeremy Glunt + 1.703.258.3506 New CWWeekly Article Calls Industry-Wide Practice of Requiring Two Years’ Experience Before Assigning Monitors to Clinical Trials “Major Issue” Contributing to Shortage Washington, DC – The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) continues calling for a groundbreaking shift in the clinical research industry: elimination of the […]

Onboarding Done Right Cuts Turnover by Half, Boosts Productivity

More than one-third of employees make their decision to stay or go within the first month of employment, studies show. Given today’s scramble for talent, now is the time to leverage any tool that can help retain top performers, says Liz Wool, RN, BSN, CMT, CCRA, Global Head of Training, Barnett International. Studies have also […]

ACRP and CRO Analytics to Present Site Voice Findings at Executive Summit on Site Strategies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 21, 2016 CONTACT: Jeremy Glunt + 1.703.258.3506 Washington, DC – CRO Analytics and the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) will present data and findings generated through the collaborative development of Site Voice™, a cloud-based platform designed to gather information from clinical research sites, during the ACRP Executive Summit on Site Strategies on April […]

Q&A: Key Elements, Strategies for Increasing GCP Training Efficiency

A new paper published by Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative (CTTI) in the DIA Therapeutic Innovation & Regulatory Science journal identifies key elements and strategies for increasing Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training efficiency (see Good Clinical Practice Training: Identifying Key Elements and Strategies for Increasing Training Efficiency). We spoke to one of the paper’s authors, Dr. […]

NIH Office of Science Policy Unveils New Resources

The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH’s) Office of Science Policy (OSP) just launched a listserv designed to speed dissemination of updates on policy areas including biosafety, biosecurity, and clinical research. The move is part of a broader “organization restructuring” says Ryan Bayha, director of strategic engagement. Details on those changes are expected in the next few […]