Study Conduct

Bioclinica launches Clinical Adjudication for enhanced trials safety and efficacy

Friday, December 8, 2017

Bioclinica, a provider of technology-enabled solutions for clinical research, launched Bioclinica Clinical Adjudication, a transformational offering in which medical specialists and researchers, backed by advanced technology, lead independent Clinical Event Committee (CEC) review. The new service enables the independent adjudication of clinical events in conformance with regulatory requirements governing clinical trials within all therapeutic areas, including cardiac studies and for Major Adverse Cardiac Events (MACE) committees.

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NIH’s All of Us Research Program, National Library of Medicine partner

Monday, December 4, 2017

NIH’s All of Us Research Program and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) have teamed up to raise awareness about the program, a landmark effort to advance precision medicine. Through this collaboration, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine has received a $4.5 million award to support community engagement efforts by public libraries across the United States and to improve participant access.

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CPi Global CRO added as SCRS new global impact partner

Monday, November 27, 2017

The Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS) announced that CPi Global CRO has joined the organization as a Global Impact Partner (GIP). SCRS’ GIP Program provides a unique opportunity for sponsors, CROs and vendors to engage with SCRS and its members in an impactful manner. Becoming a GIP demonstrates CPi Global CRO’s commitment to clinical research sites. GIPs develop a deeper understanding of the needs of clinical research sites, and contribute to the development and implementation of Best Site Practices.

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Study: Clinical monitoring job turnover increased significantly outside the U.S.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

In countries outside the U.S., employee turnover in clinical monitoring (the function that monitors participants’ health during a clinical trial) took a significant jump to 22.9% in 2016 from the previous year’s turnover of 16.4%, a 40% increase. Turnover in the U.S. for clinical monitoring jobs at CROs remained high at 25.8% in 2016 with a 2.7% increase over the previous year’s reported 25.1% (2015). What is hidden behind these numbers are cases where individual companies are experiencing turnover that is well over 70% outside the U.S. and over 40% domestically. This is significantly higher than estimates of overall U.S. professional turnover of 17.8%.

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