September 2014 – The CenterWatch Monthly : PDF
Today’s fastest, most economical sponsors
Despite aggressive industry efforts over the past 15 years to improve the speed and efficiency of drug development, a new CenterWatch analysis finds no significant gains have been made in shortening median clinical development cycle times.
From the trenches: Sites’ eye view of state of the industry
Ask an experienced clinical researcher how trials have changed over the past few years and you’re likely to hear about the good—more accurate data due to EDC and advanced technologies; the bad—tougher patient recruitment and retention; and the downright ugly—problems getting paid appropriately and on time.
Also in this issue:
- Successfully managing the clinical supply chain in Asia
- Designing an effective medication adherence strategy
- Regulatory Update
- Month in Review
- Study Lead Opportunities
- FDA Actions
- New Drugs in the Pipeline