More Carrot, Less Stick: How to Effectively Drive Adoption of ‘eResearch’ Methods

Even the most change averse clinical trial practitioners can warm up to managing clinical trials in new electronic environments if the benefits are demonstrated early and often, says Lenis Sosa, MSN, RN, CCRC with the Houston Methodist Research Institute in Texas. It’s a big challenge because transitioning from paper to electronic files in clinical research […]

Clinical Research Training Programs Must be Brought into 21st Century

Clinical trial training programs require a significant overhaul to keep pace with the growing demands of the job, say several members of the Joint Task Force for Clinical Trial Competency (JTF). “Clinical research has become a profession,” says Stephen Sonstein, PhD, Director of Clinical Research Administration at Eastern Michigan University. “It’s no longer just a […]

‘Ideathon’ Confronts Stubborn Clinical Trial Enrollment Woes

In support of Clinical Trials Day last May, INC Research and the nonprofit Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP) announced the Inspiring Hope Ideathon, a new “crowdsolving” event coming in late September and designed to promote greater awareness and encourage participation in clinical trials. To get an update, ACRP spoke with […]

ACRP Announces Unrestricted Public Access to ‘Introduction to Clinical Trials’ Training Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 21, 2016 CONTACT: Jeremy Glunt + 1.703.258.3506 media@acrpnet.org Free Program to Help Develop Competence in Clinical Research Workforce and Raise Awareness of Clinical Trials Washington, DC – The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) today announces immediate availability of a free educational program, “Introduction to Clinical Trials.” Introduced at DIA 2016 in Philadelphia, PA, […]