Utilization of Real-World Data to Enhance Recruitment and Retention of Clinical Research Participants

Clinical Researcher—August 2019 (Volume 33, Issue 7) PEER REVIEWED Patrick Sturges, MS, CCRP   The success of a clinical trial depends on a myriad of factors, but none is more important than the clinical research participants. Optimized patient participation, achieved with effective recruitment and retention planning, is a key component to any successful clinical trial. […]

How Humanized Machine Learning is Giving the Life Sciences Industry a Shot in the Arm

Clinical Researcher—August 2019 (Volume 33, Issue 7) DATA-TECH CONNECT David Bennett   The life sciences industry currently finds itself facing a perfect storm of challenges—from society’s rising concern over health costs to changes in the physician’s role. Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are being rapidly adopted to transform existing business processes and unlock additional […]

Research Bioethics Emphasis Goes Worldwide Through International Fellows Program

Clinical Researcher—August 2019 (Volume 33, Issue 7) ETHICS IN ACTION   This interview with Subhashini Gopal, MSc, MPhil, a psychologist and coordinator of psychological services at the Schizophrenia Research Foundation (SCARF) in Chennai, India, focuses on her experiences as a participant in the WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) Spring 2019 International Fellows Program. Founded in 2002, the […]

Bringing Results to Patients: A Way Forward Using Collaboration, Integration, and Datasharing

Clinical Researcher—August 2019 (Volume 33, Issue 7) SCIENCE & SOCIETY Al O. Pacino   To benefit the clinical research experience, global connectedness across technological capabilities and industry-focused leaders will be key to generating clinical discovery. When thinking about the direction of technological innovation in the modern clinical research enterprise, we are faced with tracking the […]