Study Conduct

Study: Americans would participate in clinical trials if doctor recommended

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

The Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO) applauds Research!America for a recently released survey on the public’s perception of clinical trials. The study, funded in part by ACRO and conducted by Zogby Analytics, surveyed 1,000 adults nationwide in July 2017 and found that an overwhelming majority (86%) believe that doctors should discuss clinical trials with patients as part of standard care.

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LifeArc, AUTM partner on training for scholars in technology transfer

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

LifeArc, the medical research charity formerly known as MRC Technology, has partnered with The Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) Foundation to offer a competitive program that will provide essential training for scientists seeking a career in life sciences technology transfer. This joint initiative emphasizes the commitment of both organizations to improve access to the technology transfer profession.

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NIH’s All of Us Research Program expands medical centers network

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Three sets of healthcare provider organizations will add to a growing network of trusted leaders charged with implementing the NIH’s All of Us Research Program, an ambitious effort to advance research into precision medicine. Combined, the new awardees will receive $13.8 million to enroll interested individuals, gather participant health information and help retain participants in the program through ongoing engagement efforts. These awardees will extend the geographic coverage of the program and strengthen its reach within underserved communities, including lower-income, Hispanic and Latino, African American, American Indian and rural communities.

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Clinerion improves functionality for Patient Recruitment System

Monday, August 28, 2017

Clinerion has redesigned the web application for Patient Recruitment System, creating a sleek, professional and intuitive new user interface with analytical capabilities. The system’s functionality and speed have been improved, further supporting decision-making for clinical trial site selection and recruitment strategies.

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The Max Foundation, Tanner Pharma partner on drug distribution model

Monday, August 28, 2017

The Max Foundation, an international non-governmental organization dedicated to increasing global access to treatment, care and support for people living with cancer, and Tanner Pharma Group, a global pharma services company that specializes in patient access to critical medication, have partnered to create an innovative distribution model designed to effectively deliver humanitarian donations of oncology products to identified patients in need in low resource countries.

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SimpleTrials expands contracts and payments feature set

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Trial By Fire Solutions, a provider of on-demand, web-based clinical trial management solutions that improve planning, execution and tracking of clinical studies, has released SimpleTrials 2.0, a clinical trial management system (CTMS) with new features such as site contracts and payments management. The release also offers updated subscription plans for the SimpleTrials CTMS to meet a greater variety of user needs for teams of all sizes and budgets.

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Walgreens launches Center for Health & Wellbeing Research

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Walgreens announced the launch of its Center for Health & Wellbeing Research, a website that features more than 50 Walgreens outcomes studies completed over the past six years. Areas of research include access to care and patient experience, adherence and clinical outcomes, digital health and member engagement, health care costs, HIV and specialty pharmacy, vaccinations and more.

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