Synexus

Social listening platforms shaking up the marketing

Monday, November 27, 2017

The Pulse on Site Success by Christophe Berthoux

Advancements in clinical research with the adoption of evolving technology has brought many new opportunities to patient recruitment. The industry is experiencing considerable trends that are changing the way researchers find, screen and retain patients. These developments, such as the ability to geotarget specific regions or monitor real-time data, have led to increased efficiency in identifying patients.

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Site impact of new ICH/GCP guidelines

Monday, October 16, 2017

The Pulse on Site Success by Christophe Berthoux

The industry largely accepts ICH/GCP guidelines as the gold standard regarding conduct in clinical research, which was recently updated in response to the increasing use of technology as well as findings from regulatory inspections. In November 2016, the second revision to ICH Good Clinical Practices E6 R2 contained an integration of 26 new additions to serve as guidance for clinical study conduct.

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A critical need for timely site payments

Monday, August 28, 2017

The Pulse on Site Success by Christophe Berthoux

Research sites across the globe likely have felt the effects of delayed payments, inconsistent payment amounts and lack of explanation regarding what the payment was for. In a 2016 survey of Investigators conducted by DrugDev, getting paid “on time” was one of the top two burdens reported by sites. Receiving untimely payments not only produces financial stress to the site, it often leads to additional administrative load placed on staff members who must allocate resources to track down payments and deal with discrepancies.

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Preparing sites for post-acquisition integration

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

The seemingly endless number of tasks required to sell a clinical research site often means there isn’t enough attention focused on what happens after the deal closes. Successful post-acquisition integration can be one of the most challenging, yet important, parts of an M&A process.

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Opportunities to create a collaborative patient/professional relationship

Monday, July 17, 2017

The Pulse on Site Success by Christophe Berthoux

Increasing participation in clinical trials has long been a topic of discussion in the industry, and obstacles related to regulatory concerns, culture and communication are known to hinder outreach to the patient community. Fortunately, the focus on meaningful engagement has led to new ideas and opportunities to create dialogue between patients and professionals.

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Preparing sites for acquisition

Saturday, July 1, 2017

The unprecedented level of M&A activity in the clinical research site sector during the past 24 months has spurred many investigative site owners to consider selling their businesses.

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Alternative solutions to complement monitoring strategies

Monday, June 5, 2017

The Pulse on Site Success by Christophe Berthoux

Research sites are likely most familiar with traditional on-site monitoring, which requires monitors to conduct visits to check a high percentage of data, and ensure that everything is reported correctly. As clinical trials increase in complexity, on-site monitoring can become an inefficient and expensive process. In order to minimize cost and increase efficiency, Sponsors and CROs are considering several alternative solutions to complement monitoring strategies.

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