ACRP Developing Competence Standards for PIs

ACRP Developing Competence Standards for PIs

The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) is developing competence standards for principal investigators (PIs) as part of its goal to reduce variability in performance across various clinical research roles. "By developing and helping to implement this new PI initiative, ACRP and its partners are taking a major step forward to advance excellence in clinical […]

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 […]

Technology

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