CISCRP Video Designed to Provide Clinical Trial Education to Underrepresented Communities

Video Project Works to Boost Minority Participation in Clinical Trials

In an effort to better meet the needs of chronically underserved patient populations, the Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP), a Boston-based nonprofit organization, has unveiled a new video designed to raise awareness and provide clinical research education to underrepresented communities. A wide array of surveys and other research efforts has […]

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NIH Promotes ‘Sea Change’ in Multi-Site Study Framework

Calling the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH’s) new multi-site clinical trial strategy a “sea change,” Lyric Jorgenson, PhD, deputy director for the Office of Science Policy at NIH, said the regulatory body believes its new initiatives should help avoid redundant institutional review board (IRB) reviews—saving time and money and speeding products to market. “We heard […]

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After Bumpy Beginning, Clinical Trial Practitioners Embrace New Technologies

After something of a tug of war, technology vendors are finally designing tools with clinical trials in mind as opposed to pushing a “one size fits all” approach, according to Ryan Jones, cofounder and CEO at Florence Healthcare. “We see out there that technologies are, for the first time, being built for the people who […]

Sponsor-Site Communication in Device Trials: Evolution of a Dedicated Field Clinical Organization Throughout Study Execution

Clinical Researcher—September 2018 (Volume 32, Issue 8) PEER REVIEWED Jennifer Krueger, MACPR; Carolynn Jones, DNP, MSPH, RN; Marjorie Neidecker, PhD, MEng, RN, CCRP Successful study execution is essential for sponsors and physician investigators. A quality study ensures timely collection of study data to ensure accurate measures of safety and efficacy. This impacts current patients and, […]

The Use of a Blended Simulation Model to Increase the Confidence of Non-Clinical Personnel in Performing Clinical Tasks

Clinical Researcher—September 2018 (Volume 32, Issue 8) PEER REVIEWED Erin Prettiman, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC; Donamarie N-Wilfong, DNP, RN; Therese Justus McAtee, DNP, RN, CEN, TNCC; Laura Daniel, PhD   Vital signs, electrocardiograms (ECGs), and phlebotomy tasks have critical importance as the primary means to detect changes in patient condition and effectiveness of therapies. With such […]