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In January 2016, Citeline® reported 380 biosimilars in development, an increase of 11% over the past year.  With a number of biosimilars in development for biologics going off patent, phase 3 clinical trials present repeat opportunities for sites with the “right” patient populations.Continue reading…

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Sponsors are fully entrenched in the use of electronic data capture, and it’s no longer limited to case report forms. Electronic devices of all sizes and designs are in the hands of subjects and sites alike. Sponsors are banking that these devices increase data quality while reducing trial cost and time to last patient out. This webinar will provide a greater understanding of the challenges devices present, and diligence needed to ensure compliance.Continue reading…

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According to a recent CISCRP poll, 35% of patients that drop out of trials do so because they find the consent process difficult to understand. This webinar will review how electronic informed consent (eConsent) improves patient engagement, comprehension, and retention by putting the “informed” back into the consent process. It will also identify how eConsent can benefit sites worldwide and how they can prepare for adoption of eConsent.Continue reading…

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Your site’s success hinges on the quality of talent you employ to drive that success. A key to identifying the right talent is establishing a thorough, yet efficient interview process including a structured, behavioral interview.Continue reading…

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Due to increases in protocol complexity and the reduction in study time lines, sponsors are increasingly utilizing centralized enrollment campaigns to increase site enrollment rates on crucial projects. Participation in these campaigns can be challenging for sites on a variety of levels.Continue reading…

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Join SCRS President, Christine Pierre, for an in-depth interview with industry leaders.Continue reading…

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June 15 – August 10

Join research administration experts from PFS Clinical for a 5-part webinar series on research administration.Continue reading…

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In 1997, the FDA ratified 13 laws for establishing good clinical practice (GCP) during clinical trials, endorsing ethics practices that had been evolving since the Nuremberg Code in 1947. As a result, GCP has been the standard guide for conducting clinical trials for sponsors, sites, and investigators ever since.Continue reading…

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As protocols become increasingly complex, many sites struggle to keep up with all the requirements of managing studies, let alone a business. By using electronic source, sites can drastically increase efficiency by eliminating redundant tasks, enabling remote collaboration and improving data quality at the point of capture. This session will clarify the PI’s right to utilize eSource and provide a case study on the productivity benefits one site that went paperless experienced. It will discuss how source data capture is more accurate and streamlined than with paper when utilizing an appropriately designed technology.Continue reading…

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Join our complimentary webinar and see the results of a recently published site survey.Continue reading…

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Gain insight into new site trends and metrics to position your site for success. Current data related to sites’ financial health, reimbursement and cost of doing business will be unveiled. Learn from big data sets on site performance not previously available. Use this information to understand how your site measures up and to make meaningful improvements. This session has always been a favorite at the Summit and we know you won’t want to miss the latest data.Continue reading…

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As digital health and IoTs penetrate into the day to day lives of patients, how will this transform the clinical research experience for sponsors, sites and patients? In this webinar, we will talk about the trends that we are seeing across the industry in disruptive innovations with technology in clinical research.Continue reading…

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As protocols become increasingly complex and site selection more competative, it is essential for sites to have a robust business development strategy in order to be awarded studies that best fit their patient populations.Continue reading…

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Sponsors/CROs continue to use evolving technologies that allow them to better track, manage, and report on investigator payments. As one of the largest budget items for most clinical trials, and the primary source of cash flow challenges for sites, Sponsors/CROs are looking to ensure payments are made on time and accurately.Continue reading…

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Research program structures vary widely among healthcare organizations. Rhonda Paz, PhD, and Ms. Shirley Trainor-Thomas, MHSA, drawing from their extensive experience in the clinical trial space, will share research infrastructure best practices from around the country. Additionally, they will touch on key aspects of marketing research programs to both internal and external audiences.Continue reading…

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By attending this webinar, you will understand the subject-level data review process and how it impacts investigator sites, how automated workflows and process changes improve data timeliness and quality, and how advanced analytics are identifying potential issues earlier and driving faster site actions.Continue reading…

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Join SCRS President, Christine Pierre, for an in-depth interview with industry leaders.Continue reading…

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E-patients are a staple in the healthcare landscape. Their powerful influence is well-known as an accelerator for the discovery of treatments and cures. During this workshop, attendees will uncover the role of the e-patient and learn how to incorporate their voice into clinical research sites.Continue reading…

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As our industry continues to evolve, the “Patient’s Voice” has become a more recognizable and integral part of the clinical development process.Continue reading…

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This educational webinar will help investigative sites prepare for the potentially disruptive shift toward greater use of mobile technology to capture objective data in clinical trials.Continue reading…

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As protocols become increasingly complex, many sites struggle to keep up with all the requirements of managing studies, let alone a business. By using electronic source, sites can drastically increase efficiency by eliminating redundant tasks, enabling remote collaboration and improving data quality at the point of capture. This session will clarify the PI’s right to utilize eSource and provide a case study on the productivity benefits one site that went paperless experienced. It will discuss how source data capture is more accurate and streamlined than with paper when utilizing an appropriately designed technology.Continue reading…

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This webinar reviews the updates to the International Conference for Harmonization (ICH) Good Clinical Practice (GCP) E-6 Guideline published in 2016. As research sites conduct clinical trials for sponsor and other organizations, it is critical for sites to understand the changes to this protocol required GCP that sites are expected to follow for their clinical trials. Register for this webinar for a high-level overview of the changes and clinical research practices impacted by the new requirements that serve as a starting point for an organization’s internal review and GCP compliance.Continue reading…

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As protocols become increasingly complex, many sites struggle to keep up with all the requirements of managing studies, let alone a business. By using electronic source, sites can drastically increase efficiency by eliminating redundant tasks, enabling remote collaboration and improving data quality at the point of capture. This session will clarify the PI’s right to utilize eSource and provide a case study on the productivity benefits one site that went paperless experienced. It will discuss how source data capture is more accurate and streamlined than with paper when utilizing an appropriately designed technology.Continue reading…

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In today’s environment of increased regulatory compliance, decreasing economics, and growing competition, investigative sites are faced with greater and more complex site management objectives. Often sites are being asked to assume more and more tasks without adequate remuneration.Continue reading…

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In this webinar you will learn the practical applications of the blockchain distributed ledger technology and how it is playing a part in delivering real-time access to educational and protocol standards of care. In addition, you will learn how blockchain technology will affect not only the healthcare and clinical research industry as a whole, but how it will affect all healthcare professionals including investigators, nurses, raters, study coordinators, project managers, patients and more.Continue reading…

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Small sites often have bottom lines that don’t allow for expensive and redundant training for their research staff. In this discussion you will learn about the general industry training requirements, and frugal resources to utilize when training your staff. Best practices will be shared to support sites in providing high-quality training at a reasonable cost.Continue reading…

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In this webinar you will learn how to think differently and strategically to ensure your site remains front and center in clinical site operations, recruitment and compliance. Key items discussed will include business development, centralized services, patient engagement, and risk-based quality management from the site perspective.Continue reading…

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The digital era is upon us and here to stay, and it comes as no surprise that the future of effective patient recruitment lies online. During this webinar, the audience will learn how to effectively develop and implement a multi-platform digital marketing strategy identify, recruit, enroll, engage and retain clinical trial subjects.Continue reading…

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Join SCRS President, Christine Pierre, for an in-depth interview with industry leaders.Continue reading…

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Whether your site plans to grow organically or with a strategic plan, your goal is to build a high performing team to do quality work for your sponsors, CROs, and most importantly, your patients. In this webinar, we will discuss key factors to determine before building your team, define qualities to look for (and screen out) in the interview process, and then the process of building your team starting from a small to a large site.Continue reading…

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Digital media is all the rage – but that doesn’t mean it’s the ONLY way to advertise. When thinking about your advertising budget, it is best to diversify your funds across a variety of both traditional and digital mediums to gain the most reach. Join PatientWise for a webinar on “New Year’s Resolution: Diversify Your Recruitment Funds” to learn more about utilizing your advertising dollars to the fullest amount.Continue reading…

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How do successful sites identify new study opportunities to sustain and grow their clinical trial business?Continue reading…

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Few study sites have transitioned to an electronic Regulatory Binder system because they’re perceived to be time-consuming, complicated and risky. New technology has lowered the hurdles and streamlined the study site’s transition to going electronic. This webinar will describe the overwhelming benefits of moving to electronic binders and will show how to make the transformation seamless and reliable.Continue reading…

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Sites are regularly provided with technology from sponsors and CROs that are supposed to make running trials easier and faster. Yet many sites struggle with the plethora of portals, training sessions, passwords, and hardware needed to run the technologies.Continue reading…

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Few study sites have transitioned to an electronic Regulatory Binder system because they’re perceived as being time-consuming, complicated and risky. New technology has lowered the hurdles and streamlined the study site’s transition to going electronic. This webinar will describe the overwhelming benefits of moving to electronic binders and will show how to make the transformation seamless and reliable.Continue reading…

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Few study sites have transitioned to an electronic Regulatory Binder system because they’re perceived as being time-consuming, complicated and risky. New technology has lowered the hurdles and streamlined the study site’s transition to going electronic. This webinar will describe the overwhelming benefits of moving to electronic binders and will show how to make the transformation seamless and reliable.Continue reading…

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Risk-based monitoring has been an ongoing journey for years. The 2017 release of ICH E6 R2 introduced a world of technology to a 20-year-old guideline. It created an increased focus across the industry on delivering quality and efficiencies in clinical trials. This 4-part series will explain the evolution of centralized, risk-based monitoring, address the impacts on sites, examine the growing pains, and foster dialogue and awareness between CROs, sponsors and sites.Continue reading…

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Ask any clinical research professional what CAPA is and you will likely get a wide variety of responses and interpretations. This creates untold confusion in our industry and leaves many equating CAPA with a negative connotation. In this session we will break down what CAPA is all about.Continue reading…

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Indemnification language is contract language that can provide your site with a benefit or a burden, depending on how it’s written.Continue reading…

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Sites consistently strive to get, and stay on, the radar of sponsors and CROs for site selection. Improving this process is a goal of all sites regardless of their size and experience, but it can feel like a mysterious process to manage. Deirdre BeVard will bring her experience and insights from both the sponsor and site perspective to help bridge the gap in expectations and tips for how to overcome them.Continue reading…

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The challenges sites are faced with in meeting enrollment goals are undeniable. There are several factors that contribute to this challenge such as site location, lack of marketing, study awareness, and narrow eligibility criteria. Once you address and overcome these barriers, the next challenge is keeping your subjects interested. To do this, your site will need to have the proper structure in place to ensure you are positioned to meet your enrollment goals.Continue reading…

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The force of Mother Nature is one that can’t be avoided or thwarted. This reality means that sites must have a well-designed and coherent Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP), otherwise known in the clinical research industry as a Disaster Plan SOP.Continue reading…