August 1999 – The CenterWatch Monthly : PDF
The Changing Face of Hybrid Providers
he market for integrated project management/study conduct service providers is now seeing two types of operating organizations: specialty or niche hybrids and mega hybrids.
Whereas their origins and infrastructure vary widely, hybrids report continued growth and increasing receptivity from sponsors and traditional CRO partners.
UHC Closes Its Doors to Clinical Research
Following a 10-year effort to build a premier AMC-SMO, University HealthSystem Consortium calls it quits.
Undesirable protocols, an inability to unify AMC member clinical trials offices and a dearth of UHC service support are cited as major causes of the breakup.
Also in this issue:
- CentreStage Europe: Chiltern Goes West
- Eye On Parkinson's Disease