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INC named ‘Best CRO’ at 11th Annual Scrip Awards

Monday, December 7, 2015

INC Research Holdings, a global phase I to IV CRO, was named Best Contract Research Organization at the 11th Annual Scrip Awards. INC was selected from among several global CROs by a panel of life science industry executives. The Best CRO ranking from Scrip follows INC Research’s recognition earlier in the year as Top CRO to Work With among large global CROs in the 2015 CenterWatch Global Investigative Site Relationship Survey.

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Study: CROs increase pay in the face of escalating employee turnover

Friday, December 4, 2015

Turnover in the U.S. for clinical monitoring jobs (the function that monitors participants’ health during a clinical trial) at CROs jumped up to 25.4% from the previous year’s reported low of 16.4%, according to the 17th annual CRO Industry Global Compensation and Turnover Survey, conducted by HR+Survey Solutions, a specialty compensation consulting and research firm. While that number is below the four-year high of 29.4%, it is significantly higher than estimates of overall U.S. professional turnover of 15.7%.

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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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