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Jules Mitchel

Paperless Clinical Trials Gain Momentum

With drug and device manufacturers and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) supplying much of the push, so-called paperless clinical trials are gaining momentum in an industry not noted for early adoption of technology, says Jules Mitchel, MBA, PhD, president of Target Health Incorporated. “There are a lot of initiatives from Big Pharma” centered […]

Janet Woodcock

FDA Advances Clinical Study Report Transparency Program

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) hopes a new clinical trial summary pilot program will better assess whether focusing on particular aspects of clinical study reports (CSRs) from sponsors will provide additional transparency of agency reviews. The first summary is based on data culled from Janssen’s Erleada (apalutamide), indicated for patients with prostate cancer […]

Robert Kolb

Commitment to CRCs Earns University Team Place Among Workforce Innovation Award Finalists

A commitment to promoting a culture of clinical research coordinator (CRC) competence drives Robert Kolb and the team at University of Florida’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI). It’s also landed them in the finalist category for ACRP’s inaugural Workforce Innovation Award. Kolb, RN, MS, CCRC, is Assistant Director in Clinical Research at the CTSI. […]

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NIH ‘All of Us’ Program Emphasizes Patient Engagement

The clinical research enterprise will benefit in significant ways if industry “co-creates” with patients, says Eric Dishman, director of the All of Us Research Program managed by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). That doesn’t mean dumping a deluge of data on patients after a trial, Dishman cautions. “We must provide a responsible return of […]

Report Highlights Role of Professional Development in Clinical Research Talent Retention

Lack of Clear Career Paths Chasing Employees Out the Door

A perceived lack of professional advancement and career development opportunities are the two biggest factors driving clinical trial professionals to seek employment elsewhere. That’s one of the key takeaways from a new survey by SCORR Marketing and Applied Clinical Trials. With just over 40% of respondents reporting they were currently looking for a new job, […]


Webinar: Using Data Analytics to Optimize Site Performance to Prosper in a Changing Site Sector Environment

March 28, 2018, 12:00-1:00pm EDT – Barry Lake, CEO of Devana Solutions®, a cloud-based operations and data analytics platform for research sites and networks, will provide insights into timing and performance metrics data that sites can leverage to position themselves as sector leaders and enhance valuation for a successful exit sale.


Webinar: Using EHR Data Extraction to Streamline the Clinical Trial Process

This webinar will explore the benefits and downsides of utilizing electronic health record (EHR) technology and how it can be leveraged to streamline clinical trial processes.


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