The CenterWatch Monthly, September 2016
Mobile health picks up momentum
Wearable medical devices are not new, but the apps now available have made them much more affordable and accessible to a vast number of potential users. Mobile health apps have evolved to fill a gap in healthcare delivery, cut costs and increase access to both care and trials. But what is the reality of using apps in clinical research studies, or relying on the latest medical innovation? Apple and Google have made inroads in mo-bile health, but is technology one-size-fits-all?
Introducing Site Optimization 3.0
Site optimization—the ways in which sponsors and CROs aid sites in doing the best job they can in the startup, recruiting and execution of a study—has undergone an evolution in recent years. We’re seeing site optimization 3.0—sponsors and CROs who have remained committed to, and mindful about, site optimization by inserting it into virtually all processes that involve a clinical trial.
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