CROs/Service Providers

Study: CROs increase pay in the face of escalating employee turnover

Friday, December 4, 2015

Turnover in the U.S. for clinical monitoring jobs (the function that monitors participants’ health during a clinical trial) at CROs jumped up to 25.4% from the previous year’s reported low of 16.4%, according to the 17th annual CRO Industry Global Compensation and Turnover Survey, conducted by HR+Survey Solutions, a specialty compensation consulting and research firm. While that number is below the four-year high of 29.4%, it is significantly higher than estimates of overall U.S. professional turnover of 15.7%.

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Parexel launches IMPACT CTMS

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Parexel International, a global biopharmaceutical services provider, has introduced IMPACT Express Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS). IMPACT Express provides a quick-to-implement, cost-effective clinical trial management solution to simplify clinical trial management and monitoring for small to mid-sized biopharmaceutical companies.

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GHO Capital acquires Quotient Clinical

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

GHO Capital, a European specialist healthcare investor, has acquired Quotient Clinical, a Nottingham, U.K.-based provider of outsourced, early-stage drug development services to the pharmaceutical industry. Employing more than 280 professionals, Quotient Clinical enables pharmaceutical and biotechnology customers to improve R&D productivity and accelerate drug development timelines.

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The changing landscape of clinical trials in Asia and the Pacific Rim

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

In recent years, the clinical trial landscape in Asia and the Pacific Rim has evolved faster than in most other regions. More than half of the world’s population lives in this rapidly developing area, which includes advanced economies such as Australia, Singapore and South Korea, as well as countries with vast populations like India and China.

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PharmaSeek launches oncology-based business

Monday, November 23, 2015

PharmaSeek has launched a new business called The Oncology Hub, an initiative to bring together sponsors, CROs, academic research institutions, major medical centers, oncology networks and stand-alone oncology sites in order to assist with site identification for complex clinical trials.

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