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FOMAT Medical Research Joins ACRP ‘Partners in Workforce Advancement’ Initiative

The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) welcomes FOMAT Medical Research to the ACRP ‘Partners in Workforce Advancement’ (PWA) initiative. PWA is a groundbreaking new initiative to expand the clinical research workforce by bringing together a broad coalition of clinical research stakeholders focused on creating a sustainable workforce for the future. “We are excited to […]

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PIs Welcome New Standards and Certifications

Implementing rigorous standards for the professionalism of principal investigators (PIs) and clinical research coordinators (CRCs) at study sites will help everyone do a better job conducting clinical trials, says Christine Senn, PhD, CCRC, CPI, ACRP-CP, FACRP, chief implementation and operations officer and a member of the Quality Assurance and Compliance Committee at IACT Health. The […]

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Collaborative Audit Approach Boosts Trial Quality

Contract research organizations (CROs) and sponsors can up each other’s game with vibrant, transparent, and two-way inspection programs bolstered by the latest technology, several experts report. “When sponsors know they can audit us remotely, it keeps you on your toes in a good way,” says Hunter Walker, chief technology officer for the Atlantic Research Group […]

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CROs Look to Leverage Tech Advances to Reduce Risks, Improve Trials

You’d have to search pretty hard to find a contract research organization (CRO) that doesn’t want to appear to be on the lookout for ways to adopt modern clinical applications to boost efficiency, collaboration, and overall quality. That’s one takeaway from a new survey from Veeva, which found each of the 58 CROs responding saying such […]