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Reduce Risk, Increase Efficiency by Centralizing Site Operations, Experts Say

June 24, 2019

As clinical trial administrative tasks become more burdensome and technologies more complex, research professionals are spending more time on the business of trials than on the science. To maximize potential, academic research institutions, hospitals and other large organizations should bring all trial management and finance functions into one centralized operations hub.

The Art and Science of Site Monitoring Visit Reports

June 17, 2019

An experienced CRA may follow all the rules and requirements for writing a site monitoring visit report (SMVR), but there are nuances that can make the difference between a report that simply follows that formula and one that really paints a picture its audience can understand.

Expert Q&A: Effective Patient Recruitment

June 17, 2019

Mark Summers, WCG president of patient engagement and founder/CEO of WCG ThreeWire, and Molly Hair, ThreeWire director of site engagement and management, provide their take on subjects ranging from forecasting study enrollment to ensuring reasonable return on investment.

Broaden Criteria to Maximize Trial Results, FDA Says

June 10, 2019

Sponsors should think about loosening their exclusion criteria to allow more diverse patient populations—especially when recruiting for later stage trials, the FDA says in new draft guidance published last week.