March 2016 – The CenterWatch Monthly : PDF
Slow to negative growth in select emerging markets
A few years ago, Latin America and India were considered among the most promising emerging markets for conducting industry-sponsored clinical trials. Dramatic increases were predicted for both regions, and investigative sites anticipated an influx of new work. Unfortunately, growth in these markets has fallen far short of expectations.
CROs juggle proprietary and commercial systems
Third-party vendors have come to dominate the clinical trial technology sector, which was led by CROs a decade ago. At the same time, many large CROs continue to invest in technology solutions to differentiate their services and offer greater efficiencies in clinical development processes.
Also in this issue:
- A new class of best practices for clinical trial monitoring
- High risk of ignoring individual patterns of medication adherence
- Regulatory Update
- Month in Review
- FDA Actions
- Study Lead Opportunities
- New Drugs in the Pipeline