January 2018 – The CenterWatch Monthly : pdf
The evolution of mobile technology use in clinical trials
Mobile devices offer instant computing power, real-time reporting capability, massive data collection capability, and response to life-threatening changes in conditions on an outpatient basis. All of these tools help improve patient outcomes and help providers make better decisions.
Real-world evidence and the future of drug development
The 21st Century Cures Act, signed into law in December 2016, has mapped a new route to approval of drug and device products that bypasses the traditional clinical trial avenue in favor of studies relying on evidence gathered from real-world practices and experiences.
Also in this issue:
- How to run a successful clinical trial for embolic protection devices
- Patient engagement key to improving Alzheimer’s study success rates
- Everything you wanted to know about a clinical research site but were too afraid to ask
- Regulatory Update
- Month in Review
- FDA Actions
- Study Lead Opportunities
- New Drugs in the Pipeline