Study Conduct

Renewed attention for investigator-initiated trials

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

After a five- to eight-year decline, investigator-initiated trials (IITs) are gaining renewed interest as more biopharmaceutical companies are using them as a creative and cost-effective way to innovate and further improve patient safety.

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hVIVO, Everbridge partner on patient recruitment

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

hVIVO, a U.K.-based provider of human disease models, and Everbridge, a global provider of SaaS-based unified critical communications solutions, are joining forces to offer a next-generation, virtual clinical trial platform that has the potential to transform the trial volunteer experience.

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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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Top issues facing ClinOps executives

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Never before have operating conditions for clinical studies been more difficult. Clinical operations groups face growing pressure to get drugs to market faster while improving efficiencies and study quality. Development costs continue to rise. At the same time, the logistics of conducting a clinical trial have become more complex in the increasingly competitive and regulated environment.

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