Effective Data Management Critical to Trial Efficacy

Working in clinical trials is akin to operating in a prism, in the sense that different people have different angles on the same item or issue, advises Steve Pope, MSHS, CCRP, senior clinical research associate with PRA Health Sciences. It’s especially true when looking at the world through the eyes of a study coordinator or […]

Human Factor Critical to Effective Use of Technology in Clinical Trials

“The huge, expedited need for virtual capabilities driven by COVID-19 has translated into a new willingness to try new technologies among typically averse” clinical trial practitioners, says Elisa Cascade, executive vice president and product line executive for electronic clinical outcome assessments at ERT. While she’s excited about what this new energy can bring to trial […]

Flexibility Key to Successful Remote Monitoring Evolution in Clinical Trials

In Greek classical literature, “know thyself” is inscribed over the entrance to the temple of Delphi. Poor Oedipus doesn’t know himself at all, and that’s where his troubles begin. For Nicole Tierney, CCRA, BA, a principal clinical research associate with NAMSA, a medical device contract research organization (CRO), it’s also important to “know what sites […]