September 2016 – The CenterWatch Monthly : PDF
Mobile health picks up momentum
Wearable medical devices are not new, but the apps now available have made them much more affordable and accessible to a vast number of potential users. Mobile health apps have evolved to fill a gap in healthcare delivery, cut costs and increase access to both care and trials. But what is the reality of using apps in clinical research studies, or relying on the latest medical innovation? Apple and Google have made inroads in mobile health, but is technology one-size-fits-all?
Introducing Site Optimization 3.0
Site optimization—the ways in which sponsors and CROs aid sites in doing the best job they can in the startup, recruiting and execution of a study—has undergone an evolution in recent years.
Also in this issue:
- Don’t let noncompliant patients damage your clinical trial
- Benefits for international multicenter clinical trials in Russia
- Regulatory Update
- Month in Review
- FDA Actions
- Study Lead Opportunities
- New Drugs in the Pipeline