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Feds Eye Committee to Promote Individual-Specific Research

A new study set in motion by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), in collaboration with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), hopes to create a committee to review and evaluate the return of individual-specific research results from research laboratories. The study will be conducted by […]

Courtney Jones, Founder, Mom Source Network

How to Take Charge in Professional Negotiations

You want that raise. You deserve it. You want more flexibility in your schedule. You’ve demonstrated reliable and punctual attention to your duties. You got the job offer, but the salary is lower than expected. You know the fair market value and you know what unique experience you’ll deliver. So, why is it so hard […]

Judy Canavan, Managing Partner, HR+Survey Solutions

When Will CROs Stop the Turnover Hemorrhage?

Clinical research organizations (CR0s) continue to be pummeled by exorbitantly high clinical monitoring employee turnover rates, according to a new study of 2016 trends by HR+Survey Solutions LLC, a compensation consulting and research firm. Where the industry across the board experienced a roughly 18% turnover rate, that figure was 25% for CROs; in some firms, […]

Shree Kalluri, Founder and CEO, Forte Systems

Uptake of Technology Tools Gaining Traction for Boosting Clinical Trial Performance

Adoption of technology in a wide swath of clinical trial operations is on the rise because systems are becoming more nimble and affordable, says Shree Kalluri, founder and CEO of Forte Research Systems, a clinical operations company that provides technology and services to help research sites, cancer centers, and academic institutions streamline clinical research operations […]

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Senate Moves to Speed Clinical Trial Pathways

There aren’t too many bipartisan things happening on Capitol Hill these days, but a new U.S. Senate bill designed to speed clinical trials appears to be one of them. As introduced earlier this month, the Enhanced Clinical Trial Design Act would mandate a public meeting between the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Food […]