Beacon Clinical Research

Sites wrestle with protocol design complexity

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The growing complexity of protocols is resulting in longer cycle times, rising costs and increased pressures on staff and patients throughout the clinical trial process. Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development (CSDD) studies have found that the number of endpoints, procedures and eligibility criteria of typical phase III protocols increased significantly during 2002-2012, and have continued to grow. These factors combine to increase costs and burdens on research teams.

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Industry makes a move on RTSM mobile apps

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Parexel has launched a mobile app to extend its ClinPhone randomization and trial supply management (RTSM) service. The app employs barcode scanning technology that enables investigative site staff to track study medications and manage supply-related tasks throughout clinical trials.

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