Three Biopharmas Speed Trials by Modernizing Clinical Data Management

Clinical Researcher—November 2019 (Volume 33, Issue 9) DATA-TECH CONNECT Henry Levy   Clinical teams are under enormous pressure to reduce cycle times and accelerate trials to completion. It costs an estimated $2.6 billion to get a drug to market{1}—twice as much now compared to 15 years ago. Study delays can contribute $800,000 to $8 million […]

Hiring, Upskilling, and Retaining Quality Talent for Clinical Trials

Clinical Researcher—November 2019 (Volume 33, Issue 9) GOOD MANAGEMENT PRACTICE Rocco Raffo; Taylor Crook   The U.S. life sciences sector in 2019 continues to be a leading driver of significant economic gains for the country, representing 2.1 million jobs across 82,300 companies last year. Buoyed by strong spending on research and development, the rise […]

Straightening Out Those Sideways Career Entries

Clinical Researcher—November 2019 (Volume 33, Issue 9) EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S MESSAGE Jim Kremidas   I recently had the opportunity to watch some fascinating—and inspiring—interviews with members of ACRP’s Northern California chapter. Enthusiastic participants talked about the importance of clinical research to them as a career, both personally and professionally. Over and over, I heard uplifting stories […]

Leverage Infographics to Maintain Strong Patient Connections During Trials

The seemingly inevitable rise of hybrid or outright virtual clinical trials with minimal or no patient site visits presents clinical trial professionals with a classic case of threat and opportunity, experts say. On the positive side, virtual trials add a flexibility to attract new potential participants and sources of data such as that gleaned from […]