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To Do or Not To Do: Appending MCAs in CTAs

July 30th, 2015 by Contributor

Should you attach your coverage analysis as an appendix to the clinical trial agreement budget? Ryan Meade of Loyola Law School in Chicago weighs in.

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Ashley Eldridge

The Importance of Branding Clinical Trials [Q&A] - Part 1

July 28th, 2015 by Contributor

Ashley Eldridge answers questions from her webinar on branding clinical trials, providing strategies for budgeting and communicating brand efforts.

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Patient Persona

Patient Recruitment Basics: 4 Questions to Define Your Target Population

July 24th, 2015 by April Schultz

Marketing your clinical trial means knowing your target audience. Use these four essential questions to define your patient population.

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Christian Burns

Submitting Feasibility Surveys - Q&A

July 22nd, 2015 by Contributor

Christian Burns of ClinEdge addresses questions about feasibility surveys received in during his webinar, What Sponsors Really Want in Your Feasibility.

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Project Planning

Project Management & Planning for Successful Clinical Trials

July 17th, 2015 by Dawn Burke

Follow these project management and planning basics while conducting clinical research at your site.

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Beth Harper

Workload Planning – Determine Capacity and Maximize Productivity

July 13th, 2015 by Contributor

Beth Harper, president, Clinical Performance Partners, discusses how and why to use workload planning to improve staff efficiency for clinical trials

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Negotiating Trial Budgets: Tips to Help Sites Stand Their Ground

July 10th, 2015 by April Schultz

When discussing a study budget, negotiation is key. Learn the best tools to highlight site successes, plan protocol costs and negotiate the best budget.

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How to Attract Sponsors and CROs: 9 Resources for Sites

July 7th, 2015 by April Schultz

Learn to promote your site to sponsors and CROs, build your study pipeline and develop your business strategy using these nine resources.

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one is the loneliest number

One IS the Loneliest Number (for Patient Enrollment)

July 1st, 2015 by Contributor

Many clinical research professionals may think enrolling zero patients in a study is the worst-case scenario, but is it actually worse to enroll only one?

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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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