Syneos Team Forges Winning Bond in All-Star Challenge Victory

Seven years before America landed two men on the moon, President John F. Kennedy challenged the nation by saying “we choose to do [it] not because [it’s] easy, but because [it’s] hard.” And while no one who participated in the recent ACRP All-Star Challenge for Sponsors and CROs is likening it to an Apollo manned […]

Michael D. Watkins, Cofounder, Genesis Advisors

Why Do Some New Leaders Stumble Out of the Starting Gate?

While many clinical trial professionals struggle with the lack of clear career paths in the industry, there are tools, tactics, and best practices to help spot and leverage new opportunities. In this occasional series, we’ll hear from leading experts both in and outside the clinical trial industry as they offer insights on how to thrive […]

Patient Centricity Illustration

Taking the Pulse of Patient Centricity

How long can a healthcare concept be trendy before fully proving itself capable of making the leap into widespread implementation? We may be close to finding out in the case of today’s much-discussed, but still somewhat head-scratching, “patient centricity” focus. In late 2014, contributor Zuzanna Fimińska wrote in an eyeforpharma post that, “[a]lthough it has […]

Jim Kremidas, Executive Director, ACRP

ACRP Calls on Industry to Raise Bar in Clinical Trial Performance

ACRP members and associates are working to create a “critical mass” of awareness and activity to address root cause problems threatening the future of high-quality clinical research, ACRP Executive Director Jim Kremidas told attendees at the 8th Annual Avoca Global Summit this week in Boston. “We’re leading the charge together because the stakes are too […]