Study Conduct

INC Research, CISCRP launch ideathon to boost awareness of clinical research

Friday, May 20, 2016

INC Research Holdings, a global phase I to IV CRO, together with the Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP), a nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging the public and patients as partners in the clinical research process, have announced an innovative new initiative designed to promote greater awareness of the importance of clinical trial participation in advancing public health.

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Three Questions: Gregory Folz, Research Institute of Deaconess Clinic

Monday, May 16, 2016

CWWeekly presents this feature as a spotlight on issues faced by executives in clinical research. This week, writer Karyn Korieth spoke with Gregory A. Folz, CCRP, administrative director, Research Institute of Deaconess Clinic in Evansville, Indiana, a finalist for the Society for Clinical Research Sites’ 2015 Site Patient Recruitment Innovation Award (SPRIA), which recognizes sites that employ innovative patient recruitment strategies.

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The healthcare revolution: Innovation is out

Sunday, May 15, 2016

The healthcare transforma­tion, though not without its challenges, has made remarkable progress as of late. The industry is working at breakneck speed to avoid the default future that many of us expected just a few years ago. The term “innovation” has become somewhat of a cliché. In fact, inno­vation can really no longer even be applied to healthcare. It no longer fits. Innovation indicates making changes to something established, yet the very nature of healthcare today is change.

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Welcoming procurement onto the team

Sunday, May 15, 2016

For decades, procurement professionals have been the Rodney Dangerfields of the pharmaceutical industry: they got no respect. Procurement held up projects, got bogged down in protracted budget and contract negotiations, and was a hassle.

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DCRI, SAS open heart-disease data to researchers

Monday, May 9, 2016

A new collaboration between the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) and SAS will give more researchers access to the largest and oldest cardiovascular database in the world. The DCRI and analytics leader SAS will provide researchers worldwide with data management and analytics tools to explore 45 years of cardiovascular patient data collected by the Duke University Health System.

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PharmaSeek, PRCCI partner on Puerto Rico

Monday, May 2, 2016

PharmaSeek, an Investigative Site Network (ISN), is expanding the reach of its network by partnering with the Puerto Rico Consortium for Clinical Investigation (PRCCI). PRCCI is a newly established nonprofit government trust comprised of multiple clinical research sites throughout Puerto Rico. Through a collaborative network of investigators and the support of PharmaSeek, PRCCI hopes to promote and enhance clinical research and drug development in Puerto Rico.

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