The DZS Dispatch: December 2021

Challenges and Opportunities in Clinical Data Management Identifying and managing critical data points in clinical research is more important than ever.  Forbes magazine recently reported that “Two-and-a-half quintillion bytes of data is collected daily.”  Unprecedented amounts of information or “data points” are being gathered in almost every aspect of your personal and professional life, and […]

The DZS Dispatch: November 2021

Better Clinical Trial Execution Through eClinical Technology Are You Ready for 2022? Our experienced project management team and clinical monitors are trained to provide accurate, efficient, and on-time deliverables. We leverage industry-leading eClinical technology whenever possible to manage the trial, ensure participant safety, provide transparency, and proactively manage and mitigate risks. ICH-GCP and FDA mandate […]

The DZS Dispatch: October 2021

    Risk Based Management  Our New Whitepaper Is Out! Want to learn more about how this powerful tool of an electronic Trial Master File (eTMF) can help you work smarter, not harder?  Read on to lear   Risk Based Management  Our New Whitepaper Is Out!   Want to learn more about how this powerful […]

Less Pain for Adverse Events

New CDISC guidelines streamline AE and SAE reporting By Kathryn E. Vinson, MS, CCRC, with input from LeeAnn Phipps, PV Manager, DZS Clinical Services Nobody wants adverse events (AEs), much less serious adverse events (SAEs) to happen. The reasons that we in clinical research despise AEs are multitude, not the least of which is that […]

Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks

A look at the uptake of digital technologies in clinical research By Kathryn E. Vinson, MS, CCRC; Kari Brown; Siza Mphele and Dr. S. Govender In almost all fields, established professionals tend to do things the way they’ve always done them. Let’s be honest – it’s just human nature. While most site staff are comfortable […]

Quality Sites, Quality Trials

Managing quality at every step, DZS ensures industry leading results By Kathryn E. Vinson, MS, CCRC, with input from Karyn Thompson, QA Manager, DZS Clinical Services As the world becomes more and more focused on the clinical research industry with the long-awaited results of COVID vaccine trials, the importance of quality in research has taken […]

A Personal Touch

With dedicated Project Managers, DZS Clinical Services offers unparalleled service, responsiveness By Kathryn E. Vinson, MS, CCRC What if I were to tell you that there was a CRO where project managers knew more than just the indication and basic inclusion/exclusion criteria for their studies? Amazing, right? Now, what if I told you this CRO […]

The Pressure is on, but Safety First!

As COVID-19 vaccines and treatments reach late phase testing, pharmacovigilance takes center stage By Marta Simon, MD, LeeAnn Phipps, PhD, and Kathryn E. Vinson, MS, CCRC Without a doubt, never in our lifetime have we witnessed such a focus on pharmaceutical research. In the highly interconnected world that we live in, it comes as no […]

Fresh Out of the Gate

With brand new INDs, early phase development presents both excitement and challenges By Kathryn E. Vinson, MS, CCRC Early stage development of new drugs and devices is both thrilling and can be a little bit nerve racking. Like many of us in clinical research, my career began at the phase I clinic for a large, […]