E-Consent – Is It Worth the Convenience?

As a former site research coordinator, when I think about the process of informed consent, my mind immediately flashes back almost 15 years to a large room with me standing at the podium. As I finish reading the interminable document aloud, I ask in my perky, fresh-out-of-college voice, “Okay, any questions?” Twenty pairs of glazed […]

Outsourcing Trends, What We’re Talking About This Week

1.  Outsourcing companies to see ‘significant investments’ from private equity Outsourcing companies are expected to witness “significant investments” from private equity and venture capital, despite decreasing investment in the overall healthcare industry. 2.  DNA computer brings ‘intelligent drugs’ a step closer Researchers have developed the first DNA computer capable of detecting several antibodies in the […]

Pediatric Clinical Trials, What We’re Talking About This Week

1. 3 Things to Consider when conducting Pediatric Clinical Trials Clinical Trials Arena  provides three considerations when conducting a pediatric clinical trial. 2. Are Clinical Trial Matching Services Truly Patient-Centric? Effective patient recruitment for clinical trials is critical to meeting timelines and budget goals, but the process of finding the right one, can be confusing. This article […]