Mark Lacy, CEO of Benchmark Research and CEO of hyperCORE International

Will Consolidation Transform Clinical Trial Landscape?

Increasing competition for a shallow, specialized patient pool is putting potentially terminal pressure on smaller clinical trial operations, some experts suggest. If that’s the future, a new entity plans to be ready. hyperCORE International, a “super network” of clinical research site organizations unveiled in April, has just formed the second largest site network in the […]

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Clinical Trials: From in the Room to Behind the Scenes

PAID MESSAGE As a study coordinator at a major cancer center, I was fortunate enough to work closely with oncologists and their patients. Sometimes, I'd developed a special rapport with a nervous family of a newly diagnosed patient, who would quickly find themselves overwhelmed with the barrage of doctors, surgeons, nurses, pharmacists, and radiologists. Participating […]

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Clinical Trials Fuel Local Economies

Clinical trial professionals have much to be proud about when they get to work each morning. Improving quality of life. Advancing medical innovations. Giving hope to the hopeless. Turns out, they’re pumping up local economies, too. America’s biopharmaceutical companies sponsored more than 4,500 clinical trials in 2017 in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, […]

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health Joins ACRP ‘Partners in Workforce Advancement’ Initiative

The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) welcomes Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health to the ACRP ‘Partners in Workforce Advancement’ (PWA) initiative. PWA is a groundbreaking new initiative to expand the clinical research workforce by bringing together a broad coalition of clinical research stakeholders focused on creating a sustainable workforce for the future. “We are excited to partner […]

A PMG Research Member Raises Clinical Trial Awareness During a 2018 PopUp Star Event in Winston-Salem, NC

Grassroots Events Aim to Raise Awareness on Clinical Trials Day

Anyone who’s seen Russell Crowe portray the fictitious Captain Jack Aubrey in “Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World,” or read about the exploits of real-life military genius Admiral Horatio Nelson, could be forgiven for assuming the biggest heroes of the British empire were the swashbucklers who helped rule the Atlantic Ocean 200 […]