Sites Articles

Patient-Centric Alzheimer’s Disease Trials

Feb 03, 2016

By Moe Alsumidaie

This case study describes how innovative structural design at a study site is leveraging innovative telehealth technologies and nursing home infrastructures to recruit and retain Alzheimer’s patients.

The Balance Between Data and Diversity

Jan 05, 2016

By Jill Wechsler

Califf tackles the many challenges to finding a balance between clinical trials large enough to assess all relevant populations and small enough to include deep data on each patient.

Investigators’ Experiences in Cooperation with CROs in Clinical Trials in Finland

Dec 23, 2015

By Jaana Hynynen, Eija Metsälä, PhD

While several studies and surveys have examined the relationship between sponsors and CROs, there has been little analysis of CRO-investigative site relationships. This study uncovers useful learnings on the positive and negative experiences of investigators in their direct dealings with CROs.

Speeding Negotiations with Investigator Sites

Nov 06, 2015

By Lucas Miller Glass

The findings of analyzed data on clinical trial agreements (CTAs) stored in an online negotiation tool through which sponsors and investigators submit offers and counteroffers on clinical grant costs are shared in this article.

Delving into ICON's Use of IBM's Watson

Sep 21, 2015

By Moe Alsumidaie, Lisa Henderson

Steve Cutler, COO, tells Applied Clinical Trials how ICON will be using IBM's Watson Clinical Trial Matching service.

Sites News

Frenova Renal Research Launches Investigator Alliance

F1RST Up offers an exclusive alliance of 200 physician investigators, in nephrology, and accelerates study startup by eliminating the administrative and contracting burdens.

PPD Enhances Central Lab Data Capabilities for Sites

PPD has expanded Preclarus, its clinical data platform, to enable study sites to access central lab data in real time, and improve inventory management and order tracking, among other features.

CISCRP's Latest Perceptions & Insights Study

The study gathered responses from more than 12,000 people around the world--including 3,000 study volunteers--about their views and experiences with clinical research.

ACRES, GuideStar Collaborate on Research Site Standards

GuideStar will collaborate with ACRES on its Site Accreditation Standards Initiative as a Strategic Ally.

Tufts CSDD Report on New Patient Recruitment/Retention Approaches

New approaches include using Big Data to identify and understand patient populations, engaging the “voice of the patient” in trial design, and using new technologies and social media to reach, attract, and keep patients.

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