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Clinical Trials: Not Broken, But In Need Of Repair

We all know the days of Big Pharma companies launching billion-dollar blockbuster drugs are generally behind us. Today, novel new therapies are harder to bring to market. Trials are costly, take a long time to complete, and too many of them fail. On top of that, many of the issues companies face today are the […]

Successful Patient Recruitment Hinges on Flexible Travel Offerings

If you build it, they may come—especially if you offer some travel options and remuneration. A new survey from BBK Worldwide found 51% of some 3,500 respondents said they would consider participating in a clinical trial, with nearly half of this subset saying travel assistance would have a major effect on whether they chose to […]

Jim Kremidas, ACRP Executive Director

Educated Workforce Key Component of Advancing Clinical Trial Performance

Shiny, new technologies and innovative best practices won’t maximize clinical trial improvement opportunities unless the people actually conducting the trials are engaged and educated, members of a panel discussion told attendees of the DIA 2018 Global Meeting June 27 in Boston. “Methodology and technology are exciting developments,” says Jim Kremidas, executive director of the Association […]