Ryan Bailey, MA, Senior Clinical Researcher, Rho

Are ‘Patient-Centric’ Clinical Trials More than a Buzzword?

It’s not a new idea, but meaningful adoption of so-called “patient-centric” trials has been a little slow out of the gate, industry experts say. “We’ve heard this term kicked around for a while, but it feels like people are talking about it a lot more now,” says Ryan Bailey, MA, senior clinical researcher with Rho. […]

Guest Blogger Angela Roberts, Head of CRA Recruitment, CRAresources

What About Making Professional Certification Mandatory?

Not long ago, my house’s main electrical panel box had suffered significant damage during a hurricane, and I realized it was extremely dangerous. Not only did it need to be completely replaced, but I knew my family’s safety was on borrowed time… I felt my house was going to burst into flames at any moment. […]

Allison Trainor, MPH, CPH, CCRC, UF Health Cancer Center in Florida

IRBs Don’t Have to be the Enemy

The upswing in multisite studies is making coordination between sites and institutional review boards (IRBs) simultaneously more important and more challenging, says Allison Trainor, MPH, CPH, CCRC, a clinical research coordinator at UF Health Cancer Center in Florida. It’s all too common for a site to find itself in a classic Catch-22 where there are […]

Clinical Trial Insights Podcast Series

The Lure of the Paperless Clinical Trial

For more than a decade, technologists and other experts have said we’re just around the corner when it comes to the virtually paperless clinical trial. How’s that been working out for you? In this podcast, you’ll hear from four experts who offer perspectives on why the paperless wave has been slow to spread and what […]

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Industry Applauds Selection of Gottlieb to Helm FDA

After a search that reportedly included a number of twists and turns, President Donald Trump has nominated Dr. Scott Gottlieb to be the next U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner. Gottlieb, a cancer survivor, is clinical assistant professor at New York University and health information technology adviser for the U.S. Department of Health and […]