The CenterWatch Monthly, November 2013
AMCs show renewed interest in industry research
Academic Medical Centers (AMCs), which have had an uneasy relationship with industry for the past two decades, now have a renewed interest in partnering with industry sponsors for clinical studies and are investing significant resources to improve efficiencies and become more competitive in obtaining industry sponsored grants.
Balancing high-tech and high-touch approaches
Patients want a friendly face to guide them into clinical trials, not an avatar. But as people increasingly use technology for everything from buying groceries to Googling their medical symptoms, technology is gaining a strong foothold in clinical trial recruitment.
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