Improving Clinical Research Trials: Best Practice Do’s and Don’ts for Managing Business Operations

Clinical Researcher—May 2018 (Volume 32, Issue 5) GOOD MANAGEMENT PRACTICE Ted Finlan, PMP, CSM [DOI: 10.14524/CR-18-4026]   Time is critical for public and private sponsors of clinical research. As clinical trials take on increasing complexity, clinical research organizations (CROs) must be able to help manage operational data and optimize timelines to support their sponsors’ submission […]

Medical Device and Diagnostics Clinical Investigations—A Sea-Change in Route to Market

Clinical Researcher—May 2018 (Volume 32, Issue 5) DEVICES TODAY Adam Steadman [DOI: 10.14524/CR-18-4028]   The approach to the global development of medical devices is going through a sea-change. The global market for medical devices is growing at tremendous rates, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region, and not only in historic sectors such as cardiovascular and orthopedics, […]

Companions on the Road

Clinical Researcher—May 2018 (Volume 32, Issue 5) EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S MESSAGE Jim Kremidas [DOI: 10.14524/CR-18-4029]     The clinical trial process is a long and winding road with many complicated milestones to be reached along the way. It’s time for our workforce to come together to share best practices for making this trek successfully, and to […]

Ensuring Representativeness in Competencies for Research Coordinators

Clinical Researcher—May 2018 (Volume 32, Issue 5) PEER REVIEWED Lauren B. Solberg, JD, MTS; H. Robert Kolb, RN, CCRC; Alena Prikhidko; Linda S. Behar-Horenstein, PhD [DOI: 10.14524/CR-17-0045]   Abstract Providing educational programs designed to promote clinical research coordinators’ (CRCs’) implementation of competency skills is essential to workforce development; however, little is known about how programs […]

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