Study Conduct

Study: Lack of trust less of a barrier to clinical trial participation

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Significantly fewer African-Americans, Hispanics, Asians and non-Hispanic whites say “lack of trust” is a reason why individuals do not participate in clinical trials, indicating a more favorable perception of this research. In a recent public opinion survey commissioned by Research!America, the percentage of respondents citing ‘lack of trust’ as a reason declined by as much as 15% among minority groups and the population overall, compared to the results of a 2013 survey—50% of African-Americans (11% decrease), 45% of Asians (6% decrease), 43% of Hispanics (9% decrease) and 39% of non-Hispanic whites (15% decrease).

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Great Gift moves to Innovation Quarter

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Jennifer Byrne is the founder of Greater Gift, a nonprofit organization that facilitates the donation of vaccines in honor of clinical research participants. Seeing students walk by every day on the way to class, she envisions the impact that these future doctors, physician assistants and certified nurses can have on their patients—not only through patient care, but also through promoting clinical research.

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Aequus, Ehave collaborate on bioinformatics platform

Monday, September 18, 2017

Aequus Pharmaceuticals, a specialty pharmaceutical company with a focus on developing, advancing and promoting differentiated products, and Ehave, a healthcare bioinformatics company whose platform efficiently captures, integrates and delivers high-quality clinical data and treatment tools, have entered into a collaboration whereby Aequus will gain access to Ehave’s bioinformatics platform for use in Aequus’ anticipated clinical trials for its portfolio products, with an initial focus in neurology.

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Global clinical trials database GlobalClinicalTrialsData.com launches

Monday, September 11, 2017

OZMOSI, an emerging leader in competitive intelligence and forecasting solutions for global pharmaceutical, biotech, and investment companies, announces the launch of a new global website which consolidates clinical trial data from all around the world into a single searchable database, GlobalClinicalTrialsData.com. Now anyone can use this free, real-time, global resource to search more than 280,000 trials covering over 3,700 disease areas to better understand and explore clinical trials in the pharmaceutical industry.

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VitalTrax announces availability of clinical trial network Wing

Friday, September 8, 2017

VitalTrax announced availability of Wing, a Clinical Trial Network, which gives patients, caregivers and physicians an OpenTable-like experience in finding and enrolling in clinical trials. It is a first of its kind solution that is optimized for patients’ experience. Wing contains information for over 55,000 clinical trials currently enrolling giving patients a single destination.

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Forte rebrands, launches new website

Friday, September 8, 2017

Forte, a developer of clinical research solutions, announced the launch of its new brand identity and redesigned website, ForteResearch.com. The new corporate brand and website represent Forte’s vision for the future as a solutions company dedicated to helping customers unleash their full research potential by realizing their research goals and dreams.

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Survey: Universal CRO need to have unified clinical model

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

According to a global industry survey from Veeva Systems, CROs are leading an industry-wide shift to modernize clinical systems and streamline end-to-end trial processes. The Veeva 2017 Unified Clinical Operations Survey: CRO Report reveals that CROs are making progress in moving away from manual processes and legacy systems and increasingly adopting purpose-built clinical applications. However, all CROs surveyed report the need to unify their clinical applications, including their CTMS, EDC, and eTMF, to speed study execution, reduce cost and improve study quality.

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