How to Help ‘Outsiders’ Appreciate Value of Clinical Research

Site staff and sponsor-based personnel, and even some of the professionals operating in other parts of your hospital or physician practice, don’t always understand how a strong research program can elevate your organization’s public profile, lure the best job candidates, and contribute to the bottom line in a very real way, say two leading experts. […]

Change is in the Air: 18 Predictions about the Future of Clinical Trials

This is the first of an ongoing series offering predictions of future changes to the clinical research landscape by John Neal, CPA, BS, CRCP, founder and CEO of PCRS Network, LLC, and member of the ACRP Board of Trustees. You can almost smell it; Change is coming to the clinical research enterprise! At the ACRP […]

FDA’s Califf: Clinical Research ‘Critical’ to Promoting Public Health

Now more than ever, the work of clinical researchers is “absolutely critical” to identifying and vetting potential life-saving drugs and devices, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Robert Califf told attendees of the recent ACRP 2016 Meeting & Expo in Atlanta, Ga. “What you’re doing in clinical research is giving us the information and […]

R Txt Messages Right 4 U and Your Site?

When using mobile technology for outreach to potential and active study subjects, “The important thing to remember about text messaging is that, even though it’s a one-to-many [method for study staff], it’s really one-to-one communication” as far as the participant is concerned, says Noel Chandler, CEO of Mosio. In a presentation today on “Mobile Technologies […]

5 Action Items to Accelerate the Professionalization of Clinical Research

Clinical research “used to be a lot less complex than it is today…[but] it’s no longer an industry that you can dabble in,” says Jeff Kingsley, DO, CPI, MBA, MS, FAAFP, CEO of SERRG. Presenting alongside Terri Hinkley, RN, BScN, MBA, CCRC, deputy executive director of ACRP, about “An Idea Whose Time Has Come: Next […]