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Clinical Trial Individualizes Patient Care with Robotic Teddy Bear

June 29th, 2015 by April Schultz

Boston Children's Hospital and and M.I.T's Media Lab conduct a clinical trial to study the effects of social robotics on patients during hospital visits.

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Proven Strategies for Preserving CRC-CRA Relationships [Q&A]

June 25th, 2015 by Contributor

Ginger Steinhilber shares her site’s approach to finding a solution to what can often be (or be perceived as) unreasonable requests from the monitor.

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Time is Money: Documenting the Time it Takes to Conduct Research

June 22nd, 2015 by Contributor

Beth Harper, president of Clinical Performance Partners, discusses the need to document work effort in clinical trials for better productivity.

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Providing Detailed Time and Effort Assessments With Budget Requests [Q&A]

June 18th, 2015 by Contributor

Beth King shares her site’s experience in providing sponsors a detailed time and effort assessment with budget request, including start-up activities.

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Research Billing Audits: Does Your Sample Size Measure Up?

June 15th, 2015 by Contributor

Ryan Meade of Loyola Law School in Chicago discusses the ideal sample size when conducting a clinical research billing audit.

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What Does the Future of Pharma-Patient Collaboration Look Like?

June 11th, 2015 by Kristina Lopienski

At Partnerships in Clinical Trials, a keynote panel featured study participants discussing ways sponsors can connect with and reach patients.

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The Era of Precision Medicine: Takeaways from ASCO 2015

June 9th, 2015 by Contributor

Wendy Tate of Forte shares perspectives on precision medicine gathered from the 2015 American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting.

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Patient Perspectives: Personal Experiences in Clinical Trials

June 4th, 2015 by Contributor

In part 3 of the Patient Perspectives Series, Jean Burns shares feedback she's collected from patients on various clinical trials.

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[Infographic] Retention in Clinical Trials – Keeping Patients on Protocols

June 1st, 2015 by Kristina Lopienski

Forte’s latest infographic on patient retention includes average dropout rates, reasons study volunteers withdraw, and solutions for better retention.

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How to Speed up Clinical Trials: 3 Things Sponsors Have Done (That You Might Not Have Thought Of)

May 29th, 2015 by Kristina Lopienski

At Partnerships in Clinical Trials, three real-world examples were given of what sponsors have done to successfully cut down clinical trial timelines.

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