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Moving from Compliance to Competency: A Harmonized Core Competency Framework for the Clinical Research Professional
Published: June 2014 by Various Authors
For physician investigators, CRCs and CRAs, there are certification programs which are highly regarded, but there are no formal regulations which define the educational or experiential requirements to conduct clinical research. This paper will discuss the newly formed Joint Task Force for Clinical Trial Competency (JTF) and its work towards creating a single, high-level set of standards which could serve as a framework for defining professional competency throughout the clinical research enterprise.
MSLs Play a Growing Role in Patient Care and Clinical Research
Published: December 2013 by CenterWatch
Originally hired by sponsors to perform outreach with payers and providers
while their drugs were awaiting FDA approval, medical science liaisons have seen their role evolve dramatically over time into more of a global pharmacological
resource who can present data in a fair and clear way for the improvement and benefit of patients and the overall public health sector.
The Process of Informed Consent
Published: August 2013 by ACRP
In this ACRP guidance document the Association describes how to best structure the informed consent process in accordance with best practices.
Site Landscape Shrinking, Losing Most Active PIs
Published: January 2012 by CenterWatch
High turnover and an influx of novice investigators have been the key drivers plaguing the site workforce recently. CenterWatch analyzes the reasons for the shift and the affects it's having on the industry.
Another Wave of U.S. Site Acquisition Imminent
Published: January 2011 by CenterWatch
SMOs have faded steadily in the U.S. since this trend piqued in the late 90s, yet they continue to flourish worldwide. CenterWatch explores whether or not there's still a U.S. market for these companies.
The Pulse on Recruitment
Published: October 2010 by CenterWatch
Get effective strategies and real-life tips for successful patient recruitment, including how to: recruit during the "slow" season and choose the best pediatric recruitment method.
Sizing Up the Clinical Research Market
Published: March 2010 by CenterWatch
Get a closer look at spending in the clinical research and clinical trial grants markets, which have increased 8% and nearly 10% respectively since 2000.