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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, […]

Denise Snyder, MS, RD, LDN, Associate Dean for Clinical Research at Duke

Duke Attracts and Retains Top Candidates with Competency-Based Job Descriptions

Duke University Medical Center has organized some 180 formerly sprawling and sometimes vague job descriptions and honed them down to a dozen, based on professional competencies and clearly stated expectations. All told, Duke mapped more than 700 people. “I think we owe it to our patients to be very transparent about who’s doing what, how […]

Providing Restricted Access to an Electronic Medical Record for Research Monitoring

Clinical Researcher—March 2018 (Volume 32, Issue 3) PEER REVIEWED Leslie Bell, MA; Stephanie Gentilin, MA; Susan Sonne, PharmD, BCPP; Toni Mauney, BA; Patrick Flume, MD [DOI: 10.14524/CR-17-0034]     As hospital systems and healthcare institutions adopt electronic medical records (EMRs), this creates a new challenge in the normal conduct of clinical research. When protected health […]

The Privacy Prism: Multiple Angles on the Personal Nature of Clinical Research

Clinical Researcher—March 2018 (Volume 32, Issue 3) MANAGING EDITOR’S MESSAGE Gary W. Cramer [DOI: 10.14524/CR-18-4017]   “[W]henever a conflict arises between privacy and accountability, people demand the former for themselves and the latter for everybody else.”—David Brin, The Transparent Society: Will Technology Force Us to Choose Between Privacy and Freedom?   Avid reader and watcher […]

Cybersecurity and Medical Devices—A Present-Day Futuristic Dilemma

Clinical Researcher—March 2018 (Volume 32, Issue 3) DEVICE DEVELOPMENTS Eric Distad [DOI: 10.14524/CR-18-4018]   When I think of cybersecurity, the images that come to mind are nefarious hackers trying to steal personal identification from credit companies, spies breaking into government data repositories as part of an elaborate espionage plot, or even Keanu Reeves plugging into […]


Webinar: The Impact of Virtual Research: What You Need to Know About Mobile Apps, Wearables and Remote Data Collection

Virtual / remote patient research is rapidly expanding from innovative pilots to a standard approach in clinical research. This growth trend is expected to see exponential growth from 2018 – 2020 and impact how research studies are conducted.


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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New — ACRP Members Save 10% on Barnett Training through Strategic Partnership

ACRP and Barnett International’s new strategic partnership provides ACRP Members with expanded access to high-quality education and training, and an exclusive 10% discount on Barnett’s online and in-person programs for clinical research professionals.

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Visit the Clinical Research Professionals Marketplace to connect with product and service providers to the clinical research enterprise.

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