July 2003 – The CenterWatch Monthly : PDF
Monitoring Change Among CRAs
Regionalization, improved compensation and the growth in freelance opportunities have all contributed to establishing the CRA function as a more permanent career. Under regulatory, economic and technologic change, the CRA role continues to change and evolve suggesting a shift in CRA specialization, work load and responsibilities.
Embracing the Business Side of Protocol Evaluations
Under the current operating environment, a growing number of sites are turning to more rigorous business-oriented evaluations of study protocols. Break-even, profitability and cash flow analyses as well as collective management decision-making are cited as key evaluation approaches contributing to project-specific and overall clinical trial success.
Also in this issue:
- New EU Directive Fails to Address Fraud
- Eye on: Osteoporosis