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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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Reflections on the 2014 Site Solutions Summit

October 15th, 2014 by Dawn Burke

Last weekend, I traveled to Florida for the Site Solutions Summit, hosted by SCRS. Here, I recap the weekend and some key takeaways.

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The FDA Called...Are You Prepared?

October 6th, 2014 by Karen Olson

Learn best practices for preparing for FDA audits at your research site, including the use of a clinical trial management system (CTMS) for documentation.

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Clinical Research Professional Competencies

8 Must-Have Competencies for the Clinical Research Professional

September 29th, 2014 by Kristina Lopienski

Many professions have well-researched, clearly defined competencies that are essential for everyone involved — clinical research is no exception.

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[Recap] Metrics Workshop – Empowering Sites With Data

September 25th, 2014 by Laura Hilty

The unique Metrics Workshop portion of the Operations Forum was filled with great discussions and takeaways on the power of data in site-sponsor partnerships.

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Recruiting Patients With Billboard Ads – Do They Work?

September 23rd, 2014 by Dawn Burke

Clinical research sites have many media options for recruiting patients. This article examines the pros and cons of billboard advertising.

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[Recap] What You Missed at the Clinical Research Operations Forum

September 19th, 2014 by Appy Ayyagari

Couldn't make the Clinical Research Operations Forum Fall 2014 meeting in Madison, Wisconsin last week? Here's a quick recap of the conference.

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Patient Recruitment and Enrollment in Clinical Trials [Infographic]

September 11th, 2014 by Kristina Lopienski

Check out this infographic on patient recruitment and enrollment to see how people find out about clinical trials, why they choose to participate, and more.

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CTMS Free Trials – 6 Reasons to Try Before You Buy

September 8th, 2014 by Dawn Burke

A look into a variety of reasons why free trials of clinical trial management systems are a smart move and can be highly beneficial.

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