Jim Kremidas, ACRP Executive Director

Forte, ACRP Partner to Advance Technology Competency in Clinical Research Workforce

Forte and the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) announced a new partnership in 2019 working on several initiatives together to support the clinical trial ecosystem. The partnership will work to gain a deeper understanding of the current level of technology competency in the clinical research workforce and discover opportunities for improving professional competence and […]

Rising Costs

Skyrocketing Clinical Trial Costs Ding Sponsor ROI

The sometimes-fragile relationship between sponsors and contract research organizations (CROs) probably won’t be helped by alarming new data suggesting clinical trial costs have nearly doubled since 2010, according to Deloitte’s 8th annual report, “A New Future for R&D?” Worse still, trial costs have grown in six of the past eight years. In the report, Deloitte […]

Crawl, Walk, Run Model Speeds Trial Technology Adoption

While millennials may have a hard time believing it, there was a time when people didn’t understand they could order a lamp, or groceries, or that obscure Rolling Stones CD from the same site with same-day delivery. Tech giant Amazon is ubiquitous at meeting such demands today, but it wasn’t always so. Therein lies a […]