International Council for Harmonization

Tracking adoption of risk assessment and RBM

Sunday, October 1, 2017

For all the talk about how risk-based monitoring (RBM) can improve efficiencies in clinical trial processes, the actual level of execution varies widely among sponsor companies, the industry lacks a uniform approach to the methodology and some organizations have not yet pursued alternatives to traditional monitoring strategies.

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Preparing for the ICH E6 Revisions

Monday, May 1, 2017

In November 2016, the International Conference on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH) issued Step 4 of the new Good Clinical Practice (GCP) E6 (R2) guideline. A core principle of E6 (R2) is the integration of quality management (QM) and risk-based approaches to span the entire clinical trial process. The addendum embodies the concept of proactive planning for quality, oversight, preventive action and documentation.

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