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Q&A: What You Need to Know to Prepare for an FDA Audit

November 19th, 2014 by Contributor

Madeleine Williams of Huron Consulting Group answers some questions from her recent webinar, What You Need to Know to Prepare for an FDA Audit.

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Watch On-Demand: Experiences in Standardizing eCRFs

November 18th, 2014 by Kristina Lopienski

Learn how to approach building a standard set of electronic case report forms by viewing the on-demand webinar, "Experiences in Standardizing eCRFs."

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Re-thinking the Patient Pre-screening Process

November 14th, 2014 by Contributor

Beth Harper of Clinical Performance Partners explains how a more strategic approach to patient pre-screening can lead to greater efficiencies and improved protocol compliance.

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The Clinic: A Missed Opportunity to Educate Patients on Clinical Trials?

November 11th, 2014 by Dawn Burke

Promoting studies in a clinic is a great way to increase awareness, but consider using the opportunity to also educate potential patients.

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Root Cause Analysis: Documenting True Work Effort

November 5th, 2014 by Dawn Burke

As part of the clinical research root cause analysis series, this article explores the root cause of not documenting staff time and provides solutions.

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5 Key Components of a Great EDC User Experience

October 31st, 2014 by Kristina Lopienski

When it comes to electronic data capture in clinical trials, there are several important elements that work together to make an excellent user experience.

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What we're reading this week...

October 24th, 2014 by Appy Ayyagari

Access to medical records to help patients match clinical trials, conquering risk-based monitoring and more.

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Learning Through Playing: A Video Game About Clinical Trials

October 22nd, 2014 by Kristina Lopienski

Capturing and keeping the attention of kids can be difficult in this day and age. Game-based learning can be a successful method – even when applied to clinical trials.

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Analyzing Clinical Research Performance with Root Cause Analyses

October 20th, 2014 by Dawn Burke

Learn how to use the root cause analysis method to understand problems, make adjustments, and improve performance of clinical research operations.

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The Clinical Trial Participation Equation [Infographic]

October 17th, 2014 by Contributor

Infographic illustrating the Clinical Trial Participation Equation, created by Beth Harper of Clinical Performance Partners.

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