Jim Kremidas, ACRP Executive Director

The Quest for Quality in Clinical Trials

GIGO - or 'garbage in/garbage out' - was coined as a computer science term for the flawed output that comes from inputting flawed data. Over the years, the GIGO principle has been broadly applied to other areas of analysis where flawed logic impacts outcomes. Perhaps nowhere is that more evident than in a poorly designed […]


The Continual Challenge of Technology for Sites

There is a very real onslaught of technologies overwhelming investigative sites, which raises concerns as to whether site staffers have the expertise and comfort to work with all or even some of these tools. To understand what’s involved in becoming proficient in the expanding cadre of tools, and how they impact quality and conduct of […]

Jim Kremidas, ACRP Executive Director

Present-Day Clinical Trial Landscape

It is one thing to recognize the potential benefits of a technology, but it’s another thing entirely to become comfortable enough to use it with any frequency. That’s where we find many clinical trial professionals today. Read More Source: Pharma Tech Outlook

Suit and Tie

The Time is Now to Professionalize the Clinical Trial Workforce

When you stop and think about it, the lack of standards and core competencies in the clinical trial industry is stunning. Mechanics must get licenses. Masseuses must earn certifications. Jessica the hairdresser was required to pass performance tests before she was allowed to set up shop at her chair. Joining the clinical trial workforce? It’s […]