Study Conduct

CenterWatch joins WIRB-Copernicus Group

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG), one of the world’s leading providers of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, today announced its acquisition of CenterWatch, the leading provider of clinical trial industry news and information, and the addition of Kenneth A. Getz, CenterWatch founder and owner, to its board of directors.

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Study: Support for ‘Bring Your Own Device’ approach in clinical trials

Friday, June 17, 2016

Icon, a global provider of drug development solutions and services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, has announced research showing many pharmaceutical and CROs support the use of a ‘Bring Your Own Device’ (BYOD) approach in clinical studies, enabling patients to use their own mobile devices to collect patient-reported outcomes (PRO) data. The research highlights how commonly-cited concerns around the use of patients’ own devices are not as much of a deterrent to adoption as is often thought.

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Profil Institute, LMC Diabetes partnership on cross-border multi-site trials

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Profil Institute for Clinical Research, a science-driven CRO focused exclusively on metabolic diseases, and LMC Diabetes & Endocrinology, North America’s largest network of investigator sites for diabetes clinical research, have announced a strategic alliance focused on the conduct of cross-border, multi-site clinical research of investigational drugs and devices for diabetes and related metabolic disorders.

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Three Questions: Jim Murphy, Greenphire

Monday, June 13, 2016

CWWeekly presents this biweekly feature as a spotlight on issues that executives in clinical research face. This week, writer Suz Redfearn spoke with Jim Murphy, CEO of Greenphire, which offers global clinical trial payment solu­tions.

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Survey: SCORR to present industry thoughts on Big Data, recruitment, confidentiality

Friday, June 10, 2016

SCORR Marketing, a global health science marketing and communications firm, and Chesapeake IRB, a technology-enabled independent institutional review board (IRB) serving the clinical research industry, will present “Does ‘Big Data’ for Enhanced Recruiting Invade Patient Confidentiality?” and “The Internet of Things and Clinical Research: Privacy, Security and Ethical Aspects” at the Drug Information Association (DIA) Annual Meeting in Philadelphia.

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